It’s been one year since Russia invaded Ukraine, bringing back the feelings of war to the old continent. The last time Europe saw war was two decades ago, when Kosovo was the last domino in the chain of Yugoslavia’s fall. The two countries share solidarity and have more in common than people realize.
Can galvanising moments sway discrimination against minorities? Research assumes that ethnic or racial boundaries may take generations of cohabitation to adapt. But we found that one single gesture by Swiss football players with Kosovo-Albanian heritage was powerful enough to alter discrimination in Switzerland.