20 Years after Dayton: International Engagement and Power Sharing in Post-War Bosnia and Herzegovina | Wilson Center
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20 Years after Dayton: International Engagement and Power Sharing in Post-War Bosnia and Herzegovina

As we approach the 20th anniversary of the Dayton-Paris Peace Agreement, Bosnia and Herzegovina finds itself at a crossroads. The country is engaged in the process of European integration, yet is still a largely inefficient and highly fragmented state. This situation poses a challenge for reform-oriented domestic actors, the international community in general, and the European Union in particular. Please join us as Adis Merdzanovic presents his new book, Democracy by Decree: Prospects and Limits of Imposed Consociational Democracy in Bosnia and Herzegovina, which offers a detailed analysis of international engagement since the end of the war and its consequences for the country and its politics.

Speakers

  • Adis Merdzanovic

    Former Swiss Scholar
    Junior Research Fellow, European Studies Centre, St. Antony’s College, University of Oxford
  • A. Ross Johnson

    History and Public Policy Program Fellow
    Senior Adviser, Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty; former Director, Radio Free Europe
  • John R. Lampe

    Global Fellow
    Professor Emeritus, Department of History, University of Maryland, College Park