Bulgaria & Macedonia
The Age-Old Struggle for Narrative

In a complex, crowded world, each nation needs a way of expressing its identity that does not antagonize another. An ongoing crisis in the Balkans contains broader lessons.

Published on: June 18, 2020
Edward P. Joseph teaches in Conflict Management at Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies. He served for a dozen years on the ground in the Balkans, in conflict-affected countries including North Macedonia. Ognen Vangelov is a Ph.D at the Centre for the Study of Democracy and Diversity at Queen's University.
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