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The Making and Unmaking of Whiteness in the Balkans

Piro Rexhepi’s book White Enclosures: Racial Capitalism and Coloniality along the Balkan Route (Duke University Press 2022) is a refreshing study that goes beyond current global queerphobic and racist tendencies and focuses on largely overlooked Bosnian, Albanian, and Roma Muslim lived experiences. In 2015, ‘Balkan route’ became a buzzword for war refugees predominantly from Syria […]