The School of Knowledge

“Srebrenica” project presented in the presence of HRH The Princess Royal

The School of Knowledge project: "Srebrenica - Mapping genocide and Post-Genocide Society presented in the presence of HRH The Princess Royal and the British Ambassador to Bosnia and Herzegovina.

HRH The Princess Royal and British Ambassador HE Edward Ferguson today marked the launch of the School of Knowledge’s education pack project, entitled “Srebrenica - Mapping Genocide, and Post-Genocide Society“ in the Sarajevo Gallery 11/07/95. The project developed a comprehensive, factual online educational resource for the purpose of sharing and passing on the lessons from the terrible events of history.

The School of Knowledge’s project has been creatively produced by the Creative production FAMA Methodology and the Gallery 11/07/95. Project has been realised with the financial support of the UK Government.

For decades a war of interpretation has been waged in this region. In the case of Bosnia and Herzegovina, with numerous special interests, it is easy to overlook the simplicity of the truth - which is clear when you consider only the facts.

As our contribution to determining the facts, as opposed to the existing political manipulation of history in Bosnia and Herzegovina and the region, we are presenting the project/education pack “School of Knowledge: Srebrenica - Mapping Genocide and the Post-Genocide Society”. The education pack was prepared in several formats, taking into consideration various possibilities of presenting the lectures and their aim, and bearing in mind different target groups (students, Internet users, organizations, educational institutions, libraries, thematic conferences).

The School of Knowledge is seeking a transformation of education about the war, genocide and urban / civic / cultural resistance into a universal educational model through a unique platform for knowledge transfer. A methodology that detects “early warning signs” which break through the “information noise” to train individuals and equip society with the means to prevent the escalation of future/potential conflicts over the point of no return.

Bosnia and Herzegovina is still, like the entire region which includes the former Yugoslav countries, even 20 years after the war (1992-95) suffering from its consequences, while the everyday life of all former republics is marked by the problems of overcoming the past that are reflected in the issues of justice, remembrance, denial and reconciliation.