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Sarajevo Calling is a podcast about Southeast European affairs, focusing in particular on the contemporary politics of the Western Balkans. Hosted by journalist Aleksandar Brezar and political scientist Jasmin Mujanović, and with graphics provided by Boris Stapić, Sarajevo Calling will post new episodes every two weeks.

Sarajevo Calling is a podcast about Southeast European affairs, focusing in particular on the contemporary politics of the Western Balkans. Hosted by journalist Aleksandar Brezar and political scientist Jasmin Mujanović, and with graphics provided by Boris Stapić, Sarajevo Calling will post new episodes every two weeks.
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Sarajevo Calling is a podcast about Southeast European affairs, focusing in particular on the contemporary politics of the Western Balkans. Hosted by journalist Aleksandar Brezar and political scientist Jasmin Mujanović, and with graphics provided by Boris Stapić, Sarajevo Calling will post new episodes every two weeks.

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Episodes

Corruption & Equine Suicide

6/7/2019
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Doesn't "corruption" imply there's a functional system that is being corrupted? On this week's episode, the guys discuss corruption, patrimonialism, patronage, kleptocracy, and the wholesale criminalization of the Western Balkan political economy.

Duration:00:58:47

Yugonostalgia

5/23/2019
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What is “Yugonostalgia”? A shared post-traumatic psychosis, a lament for a golden past, a cultural movement, or something still different? The boys discuss on Episode 4 of “Sarajevo Calling” — now streaming on YUTEL.

Duration:00:47:57

Sarajevo Calling Episode 3 Recap

5/18/2019
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EU enlargement in the Western Balkans -- is it really out to sea?! If you missed last weeks episode, get caught up with this 5 minute recap.

Duration:00:06:10

"Westeros is the Heart of Serbia"

5/9/2019
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On the back of a major Franco-German/Western Balkans summit, we discuss the real prospects for further EU enlargement in the region -- and the emerging alternatives. Plus, what to make of a growing harassment campaign against an ethnic Albanian baker in Serbia, and the persistent problem of sectarian chauvinism in the long shadow of the Yugoslav dissolution?

Duration:00:52:50

Sarajevo Calling Episode 2 Recap

5/1/2019
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Did you miss last week's discussion about the wave of protests in Serbia, Montenegro, Albania, and the failed "Justice for David" revolt in Bosnia and Herzegovina's RS entity? Catch up with our five minute recap episode right now.

Duration:00:05:02

Protests, Parties & Yogurt

4/23/2019
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In Episode 2, we discuss the wave of protests in Serbia, Montenegro, Albania -- and the failed (?) revolt in Bosnia and Herzegovina's RS entity. What is motivating these mobilizations and what can we glean about the nature of contemporary Balkan politics in the tensions between civil society activists and political party operatives marching in the streets of Belgrade, Podgorica, and Tirana?

Duration:00:50:34

Sarajevo Calling Episode 1 Recap

4/14/2019
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Did you miss our first episode on Tuesday? Catch up with this 5-minute recap, and hear us discuss the ongoing intelligence scandal in Croatia and the growing paramilitary threat of the Dodik regime in Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Duration:00:05:25

Spy Games & Paramilitaries

4/12/2019
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The first episode of Sarajevo Calling examines the apparent Croatian false flag operation in Bosnia and Herzegovina, and the growing paramilitarization of the Dodik regime in the country's Republika Srpska entity.

Duration:00:44:18