Rok Zupančič , Faris Kočan & Janja Vuga published the paper “Ethnic distancing through aesthetics in Bosnia-Herzegovina: appraising the limits of art as a peacebuilding tool with a socio-psychological experiment” in the Southeast European and Black Sea Studies journal. In the paper, they test a widely accepted assumption in literature, namely, that due to its universal(istic) and humanistic character aiming to transcend ethnic boundaries, art is an effective tool for overcoming inter-ethnic divisions, and further, that people consider art effective to this specific purpose. To test this assumption, the experiment was run at different universities in Bosnia–Herzegovina.

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