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St. Louis Bosnians

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His father is a Washington University janitor. Now, this Bosnian refugee will study there.

There’s still a picture that floats around the house of Meris Saric as a toddler wearing an adult-size Washington University sweatshirt that he got from his dad. [...]

August 24, 2017 News

St. Louis’ Legacy As An Asylum For Refugees

One winter afternoon in 1995, fifteen and a half-year-old Hedija went down to the river by her house to do her family’s washing. Like other rural Bosnians, she always did her laundry by hand. Hedija’s baby was by her side [...]

November 24, 2015 News

Washington People: Sead Ademovic

Sead Ademovic jokingly describes himself as “the most hated person on the campus.” He is the one who stuffs those dreaded yellow envelopes with $10, $30, sometimes even $500 parking tickets. Those big fines are for scofflaws who tamper with [...]

May 17, 2015 Bosnians in St. Louis, Stories
Srebrenica’s Legacies of Loss and Remembrance

Srebrenica’s Legacies of Loss and Remembrance

The Holocaust Memorial Lecture is an annual event that is administered by the University’s Assembly Series. Held on or near November 9th, the anniversary of the Kristallnacht pogroms in Nazi Germany, the Lecture aims not only to commemorate the Holocaust but also [...]

November 5, 2013

Stepping Out: Zlatno Zito

It might be a bit of a trek, but Zlatno Zito, a small Bosnian deli about two miles south of Tower Grove Park, is well worth venturing outside of the Wash. U. bubble. While St. Louis’ Bosnian population is one [...]

February 11, 2013 Articles, News