Vol. 3, no.1 Identity and Conflict: Cultural Heritage, Reconstruction and National Identity in Kosovo

Keywords: heritage, Kosovo, war, reconstruction


Abstract: This paper explains how, during the Balkans wars of the 1990s architectural heritage became a focal point of the destructive forces associated with ethnic cleansing. It discusses attempts today to reuse architectural heritage for the opposite reasons – to reunite communities and foster cultural acceptance and understanding.

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