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Tuesday, April 11th
6:00 PM

Influence of Income and Education on Health Outcomes of Bosnian Refugees in the United States

Tanja Zlatkovic Zanin, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine

Fontbonne University, East Building

6:00 PM

6:00pm: Reception, East Foyer
6:30pm: Lecture, East 101

Wednesday, April 12th
7:00 PM

Mjesta Bola – Places of Pain (Recognizing the Pain of Others)

Adis Elias Fejzić
Hariz Halilovich, RMIT University, Melbourne

Fontbonne University, East Building

7:00 PM

Reception and Presentation
April 12, 7:00 to 9:00 p.m in East 101. In English.

April 13, 11:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.

This multimedia exhibit features the work of Hariz Halilovich and Adis Elias Fejzić, Bosnian-born scholars and artists who explore the nuances of human rights, migration, and identity in their research and work. Mjesta Bola – Places of Pain (Recognizing the Pain of Others) uses graphics, photographs, text, documents, drawings, sound, and video to explore the lives, deaths, and memories of people who have been displaced by conflict.

Saturday, November 18th
1:00 PM

Crafting Our Cultures: Bosnian Cooking

Craft Alliance
Missouri Botanical Garden
St. Louis Bosnians, Inc.
Bosnia Memory Project, Fontbonne University

Fontbonne University, Anheuser-Busch Hall

1:00 PM

Saturday afternoon events include a cooking demonstration, a panel discussion, and the opening reception for the Crafting Our Cultures exhibition.

1-3 p.m. Bosnian Cooking Workshop

Led by women from the Bosnian community in St. Louis, the workshop features preparation of a variety of traditional Bosnian foods, including Burek (a savory beef pastry with homemade phyllo dough), Potato pita, Spinach pita, and Hurmasice (dessert). Organized in collaboration with the Missouri Botanical Garden.

3-4 p.m. Panel Discussion

Belma Pervan-Kundalic, Aysha Sadikovid, and Maja Sadikovic share their perspectives on the craft traditions that are integral to Bosnian identity. Aysha and Belma have taught Craft Alliance workshops on Bosnian textile techniques and Maja is a board member of St. Louis Bosnians, Inc. Discussion moderated by Ben Moore, Associate Professor of English and Director of the Bosnia Memory Project at Fontbonne University.

4-6 p.m. Exhibition Reception

Designed by students in the Fashion Merchandising program at Fontbonne, this exhibition showcases Bosnian crafts in textiles, metals, and wood. Many members of the Bosnian community in St. Louis have contributed handcrafted objects from their homes for the exhibit. This reception celebrates the culmination of this community project.