“Spaces and Institutional Logics in Post-Conflict Settings of Mitrovica”, Kari Osland, Jozef Bátora, Florian Qehaja and Sonja Stojanović Gajić (NUPI, Norway)

Spaces structure interactions between communities in post-conflict settings. They are governed by particular institutional logics, which can foster boundary building and boundary transgression. This article proposes an extended version of the concept of ‘everyday peace’ including a focus not only on micro-level individual actorness in social interactions but also on an important meso-level dimension in the analysis of social behaviour and variation in institutional logics governing spaces where social interactions take place. The authors apply these concepts to the study of perceptions and practices around bridges in Mitrovica in Kosovo.

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