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The History of Yugoslavia

Dec 23, 2019

Today, we take a look at what Yugoslavia's neighbours have been up to. A clue: it's a lot.

Nov 12, 2019

Today, I chat with Chris Klimovitz, an expert on Albanian history, about the history of Yugoslavia's small neighbour to the Southwest up to the end of the interwar period.

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

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Sep 12, 2019

In 1928, the political crisis in Yugoslavia reached a boiling point it would not be able to return from, as blood was spilled on the Parliament floor. (To clarify, there is no Round 1, you haven't missed an episode, this is just the second major assassination of the narrative).

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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...