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UMass Boston- Professor Arranges Meeting between Leaders of World’s Divided Cities in Mitrovica

A University of Massachusetts Boston professor will bring together municipal leaders from 10 divided cities from around the world in Mitrovica, Kosovo, for a four-day conference aimed at working to resolve these cities' conflicts through dialogue, at a time when intrastate wars are proliferating. Professor Padraig O'Malley will host the first official "Forum for Cities in Transition" (FCT) from May 24-28 in Mitrovica, a city divided by Serbs in the north and Albanians in the south. The conference takes place in the week leading up to the Serbian municipal elections. More...