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The History of Yugoslavia

Aug 14, 2019

In 1925, Yugoslavia's two great rivals, Stjepan Radić and Nikola Pašić, finally buried the hatchet and formed a government together. Then they remembered why they hated each other in the first place, and the government got nothing done.

Theme Music – “Charlotte” by Damiano Baldoni, licensed under CC BY 4.0


Jul 22, 2019

Recently I sat down with Aleksandar Brezar, co-host of the Sarajevo Calling podcast on politics and current affairs in the Balkans. Hope you enjoy our conversation.

NB: For some apps the length of this episode is for some reason coming up as around 4 hours. This is incorrect - it is only 40 minutes. I'll deal with this...


Jul 8, 2019

With the 1921 Constitution passed, would Yugoslav politics be able to settle down? Of course not.

Theme Music – “Charlotte” by Damiano Baldoni, licensed under CC BY 4.0

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Apr 2, 2019

Any hopes that Yugoslavs would come together to write a consensus constitution for their newly united state were swiftly dashed.

Theme Music – “Charlotte” by Damiano Baldoni, licensed under CC BY 4.0

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Mar 14, 2019

In November 1920, Yugoslavs chose 419 deputies to represent them in a Constituent Assembly. Their choices were quite a surprise.

Theme Music – “Charlotte” by Damiano Baldoni, licensed under CC BY 4.0

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