Riada Asimovic Akyol
Riada Asimovic Akyol is a Bosnian journalist based in Washington D.C., creator and host of audio and video podcast “Dignified Resilience.” Her work has appeared in The New York Times, The Atlantic, Foreign Policy, Al-Jazeera, Al-Monitor, The Nation. Her work focuses on politics, religion and gender.
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Food nationalism started with the formation of nation states and the breakup of empires in recent centuries. Cuisine, like political borders, became an effective tool for marking new distinctions, used by chauvinists and genocidaires as a weapon.
Bosnians have lately turned to photographs, films, digitized recordings, and even social media to sacralize the genocide and foster international solidarity.