Per gentile concessione dell’autrice, pubblico qui di seguito il testo dell’intervento di Jasmina Tesanovic al recente LIFT Asia Conference, appena concluso.
by Jasmina Tesanovic
My father was just one man, but he had six nationalities. Not two nations, like in Korea, but six nations.
My father was born in 1923 in the Kingdom of Serbs, Croats and Slovenes.In 1929 my father’s country was renamed The Kingdom of Jugoslavia. My father was six years old.
My father was from a province called Bosnia Herzegovina. In search of a better education, my father went to study in Kosovo. Kosovo is a part of southern Serbia. Then came World War II. The country was occupied by nazis and people from every ethnic group were killed. There was also a three-way civil war inside the Balkans. But, my father survived.
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