Savo Heleta holds a DPhil in Development Studies and an MPhil in Conflict Transformation and Management from the Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University (NMMU) in Port Elizabeth, South Africa.
He is the author of NOT MY TURN TO DIE: Memoirs of a Broken Childhood in Bosnia (Amacom Books, New York, 2008).
Savo works as a Manager of Internationalization at Home and Research at the NMMU’s Office for International Education.
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Praise for NOT MY TURN TO DIE
“A gripping and compelling story… fascinating piece of memoir literature from Bosnia”
Dr. James Lyon
“An eloquent testimony to the human capacity for compassion and forgiveness”
Andrew Himes, Voices in Wartime Education Project
“A moving, real-life story, a must-read”
Ambassador John McDonald, Institute for Multi-Track Diplomacy