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Rethinking Serbian-Albanian Relations

Figuring out the Enemy

Aleksandar Pavlovic (Redaktør) ; Gazela Pudar Drasko (Redaktør) ; Rigels Halili (Redaktør)

Identifying and explaining common views, ideas and traditions, this volume challenges the concept of Serbian-Albanian hostility by reinvestigating recent and historical events in the region. The contributors put forward critically oriented initiatives and alternatives to shed light on a range of relations and perspectives. Les mer
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Identifying and explaining common views, ideas and traditions, this volume challenges the concept of Serbian-Albanian hostility by reinvestigating recent and historical events in the region. The contributors put forward critically oriented initiatives and alternatives to shed light on a range of relations and perspectives.


The central aim of the book is to 'figure out' the problematic relations between Serbs and Albanians - that is, to comprehend its origins and the actors involved, and to find ways to resolve and deal with this enmity. Treating the hostility as a construct of a long-running discourse about the Serbian or Albanian 'Other', scholars and intellectuals from Serbia, Kosovo and Albania examine the origins, channels, agents and mediums of this discourse from the 18th century to the present. Tracing the roots of the two ethnic groups' political divisions, contemporary practices and actions allows the contributors to reconsider mutually held negative perceptions and identify elements of a common, shared history. Examples of past and current cooperation are used to offer a critical analysis of all three societies.


This interdisciplinary publication brings together historiographical, literary, sociological, political, anthropological and philosophical analyses and enquiries and will be of interest to researchers in the fields of sociology, politics, cultural studies, history or anthropology; and to academics working in Slavonic and East European studies.

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Innholdsfortegnelse

Chapter 1 - Forging the Enemy: the Transformation of Common Serbian-Albanian Traits into Enmity and Political Hostility


Aleksandar Pavlovic


Chapter 2 - Producing Old Serbia: in the Footsteps of Travel Writers, on the Path of Folklore


Srdan Atanasovski


Chapter 3 - "Reconquista of Old Serbia"


On the Continuity of Territorial and Demographic Policy in Kosovo


Vladan Jovanovic


Chapter 4 The Burden of Systemic Legitimization in Socialist Yugoslavia: Discursive Reduction of Kosovo Protests


Marjan Ivkovic, Tamara Petrovic Trifunovic and Srdan Prodanovic


Chapter 5 Seeing Each Other: Nesting Orientalisms and Internal Balkanism among the Albanians and South Slavs in the Former Yugoslavia


Atdhe Hetemi


Chapter 6 - Conflicted Narratives: The 1998-1999 Kosovo War in History Textbooks in Kosovo and Serbia


Shkelzen Gashi


Chapter 7 - Figure of the Other as an Open Project: Literary Works of Albanian Authors from Albania and Kosovo Translated in Serbia


Sasa Ciric


Chapter 8 - We, Sons of the Nation: Intellectuals as Generators of Albanian and Serbian National Ideas and Programs


Rigels Halili


Chapter 9 - The Symbolism of Impotence: Intellectuals and Serbian-Albanian Relations in the Post-Yugoslav Period


Gazela Pudar Drasko


Chapter 10 - Serbian-Albanian Mixed Marriages: When Patriarchy Breaks Nationalist Barriers


Armanda Hysa


Chapter 11 - Cultural Heritage in Kosovo:


Strengthening Exclusion through Inclusive Legislation


Jelena Loncar


Chapter 12 - "Face to Face:" Serbian-Albanian Cultural Cooperation in the Media


Ana Biresev


Chapter 13 - The Community of the Dispossessed: Women's Peace Coalition


Adriana Zaharijevic





Om forfatteren

Aleksandar Pavlovic is a researcher at the Institute for Philosophy and Social Theory of the University of Belgrade. He obtained his PhD in Southeast European Studies from the University of Nottingham, and got his BA and MA in Comparative literature and literary theory from the University of Belgrade. He published Epika i politika, and co-edited Politics of Enmity: Can Nation Ever be Emancipatory (2018) and a volume on Serbian-Albanian relations in Serbian and Albanian.


Gazela Pudar Drasko works as a Research Associate at the Institute for Philosophy and Social Theory, University of Belgrade. She was a visiting researcher at the Centre for Southeast European Studies in Graz and the Centre for East Eur