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Book Talk: Reporting the Siege of Sarajevo
Speakers:

Kenneth Morrison, Professor of Modern Southeast European History, De Montfort University

Paul Lowe, Reader in Documentary Photography, London College of Communication, University of the Arts, London

Moderator:

Lara J. Nettelfield, Senior Lecturer in the Discipline of Human Rights, Institute for the Study of Human Rights and Department of Political Science

The Siege of Sarajevo remains the longest siege in modern European history, lasting three times longer than the Battle of Stalingrad and over a year longer than the Siege of Leningrad.

Reporting the Siege of Sarajevo provides the first detailed account of the reporting of this siege and the role that journalists played in highlighting both military and non-military aspects of it. The book draws on detailed primary and secondary material in English and Bosnian, as well as extensive interviews with international correspondents who covered events in Sarajevo from within siege lines. It also includes hitherto unpublished images taken by the co-author and award-winning photojournalist, Paul Lowe.

Feb 19, 2021 01:00 PM in Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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