Rescripting Spaces and Places: Mostar and Other Divided Cities

  • Susan FordeEmail author
Part of the Rethinking Peace and Conflict Studies book series (RCS)


Through the narratives of social movement in Mostar in the spaces discussed in Chapter  6, this chapter draws together the constellations of transformation in the city and underscores the interactivity of rescripting and restaging in the city. The transferability of the theoretical framework and methodology is also explored with regard to other (divided) cities through an emphasis on the sometimes intangibility of conflict transformation. Critically, this chapter concludes on the agentive capability of social actors to rescript space through movement, and discusses how this translates to conflict transformation in theory, but also in practice, in Mostar, and theoretically other divided cities.


Rescripting space Conflict transformation Divided cities 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of PoliticsUniversity of YorkYorkUK

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