The politics of peace and remembering – Anita Pantelić

Posted on 4th of August, 2022. By Andrew Milner An emerging thread in the ‘Let’s build peace here and now’ conversations with local peacebuilders is the transient nature of peace, the understanding that ‘peace, not conflict, is episodic.’ In order to unpack this further, we spoke to Serbian peacebuilders Jelena Memet, Anita Pantelić and Galina Maksimović who talked about the ways in which …

War by other means – Galina Maksimović 

  Published on August 3rd, 2022. By Andrew Milner An emerging thread in the ‘Let’s build peace here and now’ conversations with local peacebuilders is the transient nature of peace, the understanding that ‘peace, not conflict, is episodic.’ In order to unpack this further we spoke to Serbian peacebuilders Jelena Memet, Anita Pantelić and Galina Maksimović who talked about the …

Never-ending worries

By Anita Pantelić Living in Serbia, in the Balkans, which is like a barrel of gunpowder ready to explode at any time, means continuously fighting personal and collective challenges. The universal Balkan story still has some peculiarities. In my 37 years, the country in which I live has changed its name, borders, and population four times. The fifth transformation is …

A slow, slow process

By Andrew Milner. This is Part 4 of a series of blogs linked to the ‘Let’s build peace: here and now’ conversations being organised by the Foundations for Peace (FFP) Network. A point to which these conversations constantly return and which is also stressed in the previous article is the duration of peacebuilding. As Gabi points out, it’s ‘a slow, slow process’, bringing together …

Testimony, truth and narrative

Testimony, truth and narrative By Andrew Milner This is Part 3 of a series of blogs linked to the ‘Let’s build peace: here and now’ conversations being organised by the Foundations for Peace (FFP) Network. Through these conversations, the FFP Network and their partners are creating a space to share the stories of peacebuilders who have been closest to the ground. This …

Peace is made, the work begins

by Andrew Milner This is the second of a series of blogs linked to the ‘Let’s build peace: here and now’ conversations being organised by the Foundations for Peace (FFP) Network. Through these conversations, the FFP Network and their partner Philanthropy for Social Justice and Peace are creating a space to share the stories of peacebuilders who have been closest to the …

All-Embracing

By Andrew Milner Published on April 9,2021 at 9:20 This is the first of a series of blogs linked to the ‘Let’s build peace: here and now’ conversations being organized by the Foundations for Peace (FFP) Network. Through these conversations, the FFP Network and their partners want to create a space to tell the stories of peacebuilders who have been closest to …