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Jelena Đureinović

Jelena Đureinović is a historian of Yugoslavia and the post-Yugoslav space working at the University of Vienna. She is the author of The Politics of Memory of the Second World War in Contemporary Serbia: Collaboration, Resistance, Retribution.

Partisans on the Pitch

In 20th century Yugoslavia, football played a decisive role in politics – arising from the workers’ movement, recruiting for the struggle against fascism and even helping to build a socialist state.