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ATB AND LICEO DA VINCI: DISCOVERING BiH

Two more classes of Liceo Da Vinci in Trento started their path towards the Balkans, more precisely to Bosnia and Herzegovina, where they will take the annual school trip. The initiative is promoted by ATB Onlus and takes place from March 20 to 24 throughout Sarajevo, Srebrenica and Mostar. Similarly to the school trip to Serbia, the aim is to bring the participants closer to the history and the cultures of this European area.

The first meeting was scheduled on January 23. After a brief opening speech by the Director Maurizio Camin, the lesson was led by Davide Sighele, journalist and reporter of Osservatorio Balcani Caucaso e Transeuropa. The topic of the training was the dissolution process of Yugoslavia.

Participants discussed about borders, causes and consequences of the 10-year War in the Balkans. Consideration to the Bosnian demographic context was given, highlighting the complex transformation process the country experienced during and after the conflict in the 90s.
The following lessons foresee the analysis of the capital city Sarajevo, Srebrenica during and after the conflict, and the cooperative relationships between Bosnia and Trentino.