Featured weekly article: Redefining National Identity and Nation-Building in Post-secession Sudans: Civic and Ethnic Models

Redefining National Identity and Nation-Building in Post-secession Sudans: Civic and Ethnic Models By Redie Bereketeab Volume 14, Issue 2, pages 301-318 Abstract The split of Sudan following popular referendum in South Sudan may have spurred a need for a serious reconsideration of national identity and nation-building in the two emerging states. Sudan is compelled to embark … [Read more…]

Featured weekly article: Split Allegiances: Cultural Muslims and the Tensions Between Religious and National Identity in Multicultural Societies

Split Allegiances: Cultural Muslims and the Tension Between Religious and National Identity in Multicultural Societies By Liza Hopkins and Cameron McAuliffe Volume 10, Issue 1, pages 38-58, April 2010   Abstract Second generation Australians from a Muslim background have appeared on the political radar recently as a group at risk of disengagement due to their … [Read more…]

Featured weekly article: Continuity and Change in the Minority Policies of Greece and Turkey

Continuity and Change in the Minority Policies of Greece and Turkey By Georgios Niarchos Volume 6, Issue 1, pages 30-48, March 2006   Abstract This paper examines the policies of Greece and Turkey towards their respective national minorities, as defined in the Treaty of Lausanne. Although since 1923, both minorities have been repressed by their governments, … [Read more…]

SEN Journal: Books Available for Review

The following books are available for review. Please contact the Reviews team at sen.reviews@lse.ac.uk if you are interested in reviewing one.     Keeping the Faith: Syriac Christian Diasporas. Sean Kingston Publishing, 2013 Armbruster, Heidi http://amzn.to/1NPEDZS     Formations of United States Colonialism Duke University Press, 2014 Goldstein, Alyosha (ed) http://bit.ly/1CnL7hF     Crossing Boundaries … [Read more…]

Featured weekly article: Institutions, Identity and Unity: The Anomaly of Australian Nationalism

Institutions, Identity and Unity: The Anomaly of Australian Nationalism Joseph M. Parent Volume 7, Issue 2, pages 2-28, March 2008   Abstract Why has Australia not produced a viable separatist movement? This non-event is all the more striking compared to the separatism experienced by the United Kingdom, United States, and Canada, among others. Individually or … [Read more…]

Amazigh Culture and Media: Migration and Identity in Songs, Films and Websites

Amazigh Culture and Media: Migration and Identity in Songs, Films and Websites Abdelbasset Dahraoui (Department of Media Studies, Universiteit van Amsterdam, Netherlands, 2014) Supervisors: Patricia Pisters and Daniela Merolla   Dr. Abdelbasset Dahraoui was born in Morocco in 1976 and received his master’s degree in cultural analysis from The University of Amsterdam in 2006. On … [Read more…]

Featured weekly article: Ethnicity of Fear? Islamic Migration and the Ethnicization of Islam in Europe

Ethnicity of Fear? Islamic Migration and the Ethnicization of Islam in Europe Bassam Tibi Volume 10, Issue 1, pages 126-157, April 2010   Abstract This feature article acknowledges the fact that neither Islam, understood as the umma community, nor the modern civic European nations, are ethnic identities. Why then are both related to the notion … [Read more…]

Featured weekly article: Boundaries in Shaping the Rohingya Identity and the Shifting Context of Borderland Politics

Boundaries in Shaping the Rohingya Identity and the Shifting Context of Borderland Politics Kazi Fahmida Farzana Volume 15, Issue 2, pages 292-314, October 2015   Abstract In recent years, new waves of ethnic violence in the Arakan (Rakhine) state of Burma (Myanmar) have resulted in increased internal displacement and the continued exodus of the Rohingya … [Read more…]

Featured weekly article: Contesting Ethnicity: Emerging Regional Identity in Vojvodina

Contesting Ethnicity: Emerging Regional Identity in Vojvodina Mila Dragojević Volume 8, Issue 2, pages 290-316, September 2008   Abstract This case study of the northern Serbian Province of Vojvodina explores the basis of regional shared group understandings in the absence of ethnic difference between the majority in the region and the center. It addresses the question … [Read more…]

Call for Applications: Book Reviews Editor

Studies in Ethnicity and Nationalism (SEN) is a fully peer-reviewed journal, published by Wiley-Blackwell on behalf of the Association of Studies in Ethnicity and Nationalism (ASEN). SEN publishes three issues per year on the themes of ethnicity, nationalism and identity, and encourages innovative submissions from a broad range of disciplines and regions with particular attention … [Read more…]