Missing People, Missing Stories in the Aftermath of Genocide

Focusing on the stories of missing people after the genocide in Bosnia and Herzegovina that resulted in deaths of more than 100,000 people and displacement of 2.5 million.

This project is lead by Associate Professor Hariz Halilovich who's research focuses on people’s relationship to place, place-making practices, and tensions around place-based identity politics in relation to migration (forced, voluntary, transnational and trans-local) from rural and semi-rural to urban and cosmopolitan locations.

Project Publications

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Missing You... SGSC Seminar

Marking the 2019 International Day of the Disappeared this interdisciplinary seminar—involving prominent researchers, professionals and people directly affected by the disappearances of their family and community members— discussed the gaps, absences and silences that missing persons leave behind and raised public awareness on the issues relating the social, emotional and legal consequences caused by the disappeared worldwide.

Peacebuilding, Migration & Development

The project is conducted by Peacebuilding, Migration & Development researchers in the Social & Global Studies Centre

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Acknowledgement of Country

RMIT University acknowledges the people of the Woi wurrung and Boon wurrung language groups of the eastern Kulin Nation on whose unceded lands we conduct the business of the University. RMIT University respectfully acknowledges their Ancestors and Elders, past and present. RMIT also acknowledges the Traditional Custodians and their Ancestors of the lands and waters across Australia where we conduct our business - Artwork 'Luwaytini' by Mark Cleaver, Palawa.

aboriginal flag
torres strait flag

Acknowledgement of Country

RMIT University acknowledges the people of the Woi wurrung and Boon wurrung language groups of the eastern Kulin Nation on whose unceded lands we conduct the business of the University. RMIT University respectfully acknowledges their Ancestors and Elders, past and present. RMIT also acknowledges the Traditional Custodians and their Ancestors of the lands and waters across Australia where we conduct our business.