Presenter Information

Bosnia Memory Project
Hasan Nuhanović

Location

Fontbonne University, Lewis Room

Description

Presentation of the 2019 Civic Courage Award to Hasan Hasan Nuhanović.

Event in English. Reception and award ceremony followed by a public address by Nuhanović.

The Civic Courage Award was established in 2015 and is awarded annually for courageous commitment to the civic values of respect, equality, and pluralism that represent the best traditions of Bosnia-Herzegovina.

Additional Notes

A survivor of the 1995 genocide in Srebrenica, Bosnia- Herzegovina, Hasan Nuhanović has worked tirelessly for twenty-three years to bring truth to the world and justice to Srebrenica’s victims. Through civil, criminal, and international courts as well as through his writing, Mr. Nuhanović continues “to ensure that Bosnia is able to move on and face the future, while acknowledging its tragic past” (Holocaust Memorial Day Trust).

Nuhanović is the author of Under the UN Flag: The International Community and the Srebrenica Genocide (DES, 2007) and The Last Refuge: A True Story of War, Survival and Life Under Siege in Srebrenica (Peter Owen Publishers, 2019).

This event was made possible with generous support from the Midwest BankCentre and the National Endowment for the Humanities.

Event Type

Event

Start Date

7-2-2019 7:00 PM

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Feb 7th, 7:00 PM

Civic Courage Award: 2019

Fontbonne University, Lewis Room

Presentation of the 2019 Civic Courage Award to Hasan Hasan Nuhanović.

Event in English. Reception and award ceremony followed by a public address by Nuhanović.

The Civic Courage Award was established in 2015 and is awarded annually for courageous commitment to the civic values of respect, equality, and pluralism that represent the best traditions of Bosnia-Herzegovina.

 

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