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Srebrenica, 25 years later: Lessons from the massacre that ended the Bosnian conflict and unmasked a genocide.5 min read
In July 1995, Serb forces murdered at least 7,000 Bosnian Muslims – an act so heinous it forced the US and UN to intervene in Bosnia’s war. What has the world learned since then about ethnic violence?
Understanding the role art played as a sanitiser of violence shows that destroying or removing monuments from public view does not erase history.
In the past, quarantines were often seen as an excuse for state intervention, and condemned as instruments of despotism.
This brilliant thread by historian Robert Saunders on how we should teach and understand the history of slavery is one of the smartest responses to the historical illiteracy of TPUK.
Instead of Tudors and Churchill, history students need to learn how civilisation has arrived at the point of no return.