Marko Attila Hoare
Marko Attila Hoare is an associate professor in the Department of Political Science and International Relations at the Sarajevo School of Science and Technology. He received his bachelor’s degree in history from the University of Cambridge in 1994 and his doctorate in history from Yale University in 2000. He is the author of four published books on the history of Bosnia and Herzegovina and is currently completing a history of modern Serbia, which is due to be published by Hurst Publishers this year.
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‘Ancient Ethnic Hatreds’ Is Poor Shorthand and Dangerous
Balkanist thinking encourages Western policymakers to view conflicts in eastern and southeastern Europe in terms of “warring tribes,” “rival nationalisms” or “ancient ethnic hatreds” that need to be managed, balanced and neutralized. By projecting such negative stereotypes onto these lands and their peoples, it encourages the very conflicts Western policymakers are supposed to be resolving.