Catriona Robertson

journeys at home and abroad

Tag Archives: Tuzla

Life-giving theatre in Bosnia & London

Stef O’ Driscoll (award-winning theatre director) and Mark Griffin (St Mary’s University College, London), friends I’ve made through my thespian daughter, are off to Sarajevo on Friday.  They want to … Continue reading

11 February 2010

Madrassa

Places in madrassas here in Bosnia are highly sought after.   A third of the curriculum is religion-based and there are options to learn Latin, Persian or Turkish.  The madrassa we … Continue reading

8 October 2009 · 4 Comments

Women’s solidarity

A month ago, there was an unpleasant incident in Tuzla when a Christian nun was verbally attacked in public by Muslims.  The Federation of Women (a Muslim women’s group which … Continue reading

7 October 2009 · 1 Comment

Meeting the Mayor of Tuzla

Today everything shifted gear.  We (now warmly welcomed as a delegation) met the Mayor of Tuzla, a large town in the north of the Federation entity of Bosnia (Bosniac majority), … Continue reading

7 October 2009