"It is impossible to understand one without understanding the other."
Ben Moore, on the relationship between Bosnia and the St. Louis Bosnian community
Click HERE to learn more about the Bosnia Memory Project.
Civilians flee the riots in Vitez with the assistance of British UN troops during the Yugoslavian Civil War.
From Immigration and Assylum from 1900 to Present.
Image courtesy of CredoReference
The Bosnia Memory Project at Fontbonne University is dedicated to establishing an enduring record of Bosnian genocide survivors, especially those living in metropolitan St. Louis. Fontbonne faculty, students, and staff collaborate with members of St. Louis' Bosnian community to:
Learn more about the Bosnia Memory Project: http://www.fontbonne.edu/bosnia
A multimedia performance featuring Bosnian music and Bosnian voices. Produced collaboratively by the St. Louis Symphony and the Bosnia Memory Project.
March 3, 2015
Twenty years after St. Louis became the center of one of the largest refugee relocation efforts in the nation’s history, Bosnian refugees have remade this [St. Louis] neighborhood at Gravois and Morganford into a thriving business district...
Read the whole story HERE.
"Bosnian Born" made its way to Saint Louis through the collaborative efforts of the Bosnia Memory Project, the International Institute of St. Louis, and the local non-profit Friends of Bosnia & Herzegovina. The multimedia collection features the work of more than 25 leading Bosnian-Herzegovinian artists. Curated by Sejla Holland, the exhibit was on display in Fontbonne's Fine Arts Gallery between 29 May and 30 June 2014.
Listen to this npr podcast to learn more.