Dr Noel Malcolm, FBA (chair)
Historian, senior research fellow at All Souls College, Oxford. He is the author of many books, including Bosnia: a Short History (1994) and Kosovo: a Short History (1997), as well as being general editor of the Clarendon Edition of the Works of Thomas Hobbes (in progress). A fellow of Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge from 1981 to 1988, he later became foreign editor of The Spectator and a political columnist on The Daily Telegraph. He was recently elected a fellow of The British Academy.

Dr Bojan Bujic
Reader in Music at the University of Oxford, where he is a fellow of Magdalen College. He took his first degree in his native city of Sarajevo, his master's and doctorate at Oxford. Scholarly publications include (as editor) Music in European Thought 1951-1912 (1992).

Melanie McDonagh
Journalist specializing in Balkan affairs. She works for The Evening Standard, but has published widely in, among others, The Times, The Tablet and The New Statesman. Has recently completed a Cambridge doctoral thesis on the cults of mediaeval saints.

Dr Brendan Simms
Newton-Sheehy teaching fellow in international relations at the Centre of International Studies and fellow in history at Peterhouse, Cambridge. He is the author of works on German history, and most recently of Unfinest Hour: Britain and the destruction of Bosnia (2001).


Director: Quintin Hoare
Familiar with the former Yugoslavia for the past forty years, he is an independent commentator on the region. He has worked as an editor and translator - from French, German, Italian and the language(s) of Bosnia-Herzegovina - and was a joint founding editor of Bosnia Report.

Associate: Nermin Mulalic
Before the war a lawyer from Sarajevo, he served in the Bosnian Army and later worked at the B-H embassy in London. He is currently an independent monitor and researcher into legal and economic conditions in Bosnia-Herzegovina.

Associate: Helen Walasek
With a Diploma in Museum Studies, she has been deputy director of Bosnia-Herzegovina Heritage Rescue and an expert consultant for the Council of Europe on museums in Bosnia-Herzegovina, where she has travelled widely. Is currently preparing a comprehensive work on the destroyed architectural heritage of Bosnia-Herzegovina.

Editorial and Administrative Assistant: Vanda Teuta Vucicevic
A photographer/writer from Sarajevo, whose work has been exhibited in London. She recently obtained her BA from Central St. Martins School of Art and Design and retains a close connection with the contemporary art scene in Bosnia-Herzegovina.


Ivo Banac
Professor of History and director of the Council on European Studies at Yale University, among his many writings are The National Question in Yugoslavia: origins, history, politics (1984), With Stalin against Tito: Cominformist splits in Yugoslav communism (1988), Cijena Bosne [The price of Bosnia](1996) and Raspad Jugoslavije [The Break-up of Yugoslavia] (2001). Until recently director of the Institute on Southern Europe at the Central European University, Budapest, he is now director of the Inter-University Centre at Dubrovnik.

Norman Cigar Professor of Strategic Studies at the US Marine Corps Command and Staff College, and a senior associate at the Public International Law and Policy Group, Washington DC. His many publications include Genocide in Bosnia: the policy of 'ethnic cleansing' (1995), The Right to Defence: thoughts on the Bosnian arms embargo (1995), and (with Paul Williams) War Crimes and Individual Responsibility: a prima facie case for the indictment of Slobodan Miloševic (1996) - recently revised and republished in Indictment at The Hague: the Miloševi regime and crimes of the Balkan war (2002).

Paul Garde Emeritus professor of Slav linguistics at the University of Provence and pre-eminent French expert on the former Yugoslavia, his many works include Vie et mort de la Yougoslavie (1992), Journal de voyage en Bosnie-Herzégovine Octobre 1994 (1995), Les Balkans (1999) and Fin de siècle dans les Balkans (2001).

Branka Magaš Historian, journalist and regular commentator on Balkan affairs, she has published in, among others, The New Statesman, The Tablet and London Review of Books. A joint founding editor of Bosnia Report, she has edited for The Bosnian Institute Question of Survival: a common educational system for Bosnia-Herzegovina (1998) and co-edited The War in Croatia and Bosnia-Herzegovina 1991-1995 (2001). Author of The Destruction of Yugoslavia: tracking the break-up 1980-92 (1993), she is currently working on a history of Croatia.

Paul Williams Professor of Law and International Relations at the American University, Washington DC. An advisor to the Bosnian government delegation during the Dayton Accord negotiations, he has been a senior associate at the Carnegie Endowment for World Peace, where he directed the Public International Law and Policy Group. He also served in the US Department of State's office of the legal adviser for European and Canadian affairs. He is author (with Norman Cigar) of War Crimes and Individual Responsibility: a prima facie case for the indictment of Slobodan Miloševic (1996) - recently revised and republished in Indictment at The Hague: the Miloševic regime and crimes of the Balkan war (2002) - and (with Michael Scharf) of Peace with Justice? War crimes and accountability in the former Yugoslavia (2002).

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