All articles by: Jelena Prtorić

Jelena Prtorić is a journalist that (mainly) covers South-eastern Europe, she writes for web and print platforms, in Croatian, English, and French. She usually writes about politics, human rights, culture, the environment, and a variety of social topics.

One-on-one | COVID-19

Davor Mišković: Culture is marginalized, but we expect too [...]

By - 20.05.2020

The sociologist and activist talks about culture and festivals in the time of COVID-19.

Lately | COVID-19

Pandemic, earthquake and more surveillance

By - 16.04.2020

Croatian response most stringent compared to number of confirmed cases.

In-depth | Croatia

An expensive new whim of Zagreb’s Mayor

By - 22.01.2020

The bonds connecting the Zagreb Manhattan and Belgrade Waterfront projects.

One-on-one | Education

Antonija Petričušić: The apathy in Croatian academia reflects [...]

By - 05.11.2019

Rethinking Academia (Part 6) — Zagreb professor talks gender equality, apathy, activism, and academic freedoms.

In-depth | Media

Life in a dislocated reality

By - 13.03.2019

How the line between satire and truth became blurred.

In-depth | Education

We learn the past differently

By - 28.09.2018

History classes are still the teacher of Balkan identity.

One-on-one | Croatia

Bojana Genov: ‘The church is the biggest obstacle to achieving [...]

By - 24.09.2018

Croatian feminist activist discusses how to win over conservative forces that are attempting to renounce women’s rights.

One-on-one | bosnia

Zilka Spahić-Šiljak: ‘Ethnic division leads to women — [...]

By - 17.09.2018

TALKING BALKAN FEMINISM (PART 4) — Gender studies professor talks about religion and feminism, and how nationalism affects woman.

One-on-one | Feminism

Adriana Zaharijević: Feminism is the standard bugbear

By - 10.09.2018

Talking Balkan Feminism (Part 3) — Philosopher from Belgrade talks about feminism, communism and transition.

In-depth | Croatia

Killing freedom of speech in Croatia

By - 06.02.2018

An increasing number of assaults on journalists remain unpunished.

In-depth | Culture

Rewriting history

By - 19.08.2017

How socialist Yugoslavia’s legacy is being removed from the landscape.

One-on-one | Culture

Damir Imamovic: “If someone expects a sevdah singer to stay [...]

By - 19.05.2017

Performer and sevdah theorist talks music, politics, nationalism, and tradition.