Translation of "Nonkilling Global Political Science" Published in the Balkans
April 2012. A translation of Glenn D. Paige’s book Nonkilling Global Political Science in the language of people of Bosnia-Herzegovina, Croatia, Montenegro and Serbia was published this week by Bosnian publishing house Bosanska riječ. The book (Svjetska Politicka Nauka Neubijanja) will soon be available for purchase from Bosanska riječ's web.
The translation to Central South Slavic (the common name with which Bosnian, Croatian, Montenegrin and Serbian registers are referred to) was completed by Rifet and Norma Bahtijaragic and Alma Omeragic and organized by the Nonkilling Balkans Forum in association with the Center for Global Nonkilling.
The book's first public promotion will take place on April 21st,in the Sarajevo book fair. The Publisher House will also organize a special presentation highlighting the significance of nonkilling and its relevance to the Balkans region during the 9th International cultural manifestation Vezeni Most (The Embroidered Bridge) in Mostar, Bosnia-Herzegovina, in the middle of May.
After those initial promotional events, Nonkilling Balkans Forum and Bosanska riječ will start a series of promotional gatherings around this translations book in departments of political science and among civil society groups, which are very numerous in Balkans, setting the common target that this complete idea starts live on those lands, like a very healthy new-born child.
In the Note to the Reader of the new edition of Glenn Paige's book the founder of the Nonkilling Balkans Forum, Canadian-Bosnian writer Rifet Bahtijaragić shares with the readers: "Nonkilling is a stretched out hand of cooperation and love among people, mutual respect, caring one for all, and vice versa, which resolves various interests and conflicts in the manner of nonkilling. Nonkilling unites people! A society guided by the principles of nonkilling breaks up the circle of Golgotha and leads individuals and human masses into a future of cooperation and mutual happiness, where principles based on mutual killing do not exist. Similar to Balkan “wheel dancing”, in which human hands and destinies are intertwined and supportive of each other in the eternal game of life."