SEN Special Issue – Call for Papers

Special Issue on “Empires and Nationalism” Guest Editors: Ho-Fung Hung; Sefika Kumral In the 18th and 19th centuries, Empires became the center stage for resistance by nationalist movements; and were eventually superseded by nation-states in the 20th century. With the turn of the 20th century, it was predicted that nation-states, and nationalism for that matter, … [Read more…]

Nationalism and Ethnicity: Conferences and Call for Papers

Call for Papers: 26th Annual Conference of ASEN “Nationalism, Migration and Population Change” 19th-21st of April 2016 at the London School of Economics and Political Science Until the mid-19th century, with limited exceptions such as the Atlantic slave trade, long-distance migration usually took place within civilisations. This changed with world wars, widening disparities in levels … [Read more…]

Nationalism and Ethnicity: Conferences, Call for Papers, Fellowships

Upcoming Symposium: “National symbols across time and space” University of Oslo, September 17-18, 2015 Despite the evident weakening of the nation and the national during these times of cultural globalization, nationalisms are not disappearing in the world. Instead, they are reappearing in a range of new forms utilizing both new and renewed symbols. Or perhaps we … [Read more…]

Nationalism and Ethnicity: Upcoming Conferences and Events

Upcoming Conference: “Minorities in Armies: Ethnicity, Race, Alienage” June 30, 2015, 10.00-17.30 University of Warwich, The Institute of Advanced Study (Seminar Room) Against the backdrop of a perceived national uniformity in the armed forces, in the Modern and Contemporary Age the military has been characterized by a sizeable presence of ethnic and racial minorities, as … [Read more…]

Upcoming Events and Call for Papers

A view from the border: Everyday lives in Burma’s conflict zones in times of transition LSE Arts public exhibition Dates: Monday 13 April – Friday 8 May 2015 Time: 10am-8pm, Mon-Fri Venue: Atrium Gallery, Old Building The photo exhibition portrays the everyday lives of people in Burma’s conflict-ridden Kachin State. Its particular focus rests on … [Read more…]

Upcoming Conferences, Events and Call for Papers

Call for Papers: “Orientalism, Colonial Thinking and the Former Soviet Periphery: Exploring Bias and Stereotype Representations of Eastern and Central Europe, the Caucasus, and Central Asia” Vilnius University, August 27-29, 2015 The Ukrainian crisis has placed the entire post-communist world back at the very centre of global debates in the media, politics and academia. Concepts … [Read more…]

Nationalism and Ethnicity: Upcoming Conferences, Events, Fellowships

Call for Papers and Panel Proposals Call for Papers and Panel Proposals: “Pluralism and Community: Social Science History Perspectives” 40th Annual Meeting of the Social Science History Association Baltimore, MD November 12-15, 2015 Submission Deadline: February 14, 2015 Ethnic strife in the Middle East, Africa, and Asia; anti-immigrant politics in Europe, the Americas, and Australia; … [Read more…]

Nationalism and Ethnicity: Upcoming Conferences and Events

Call for Papers and Panels: Rethinking Territoriality – Between Independence and Interdependence University of Edinburgh, 16-18 September 2015 This conference will bring together, for the first time, the three IPSA research committees to examine different aspects of territoriality evident in the world today. The conference, convened in Edinburgh one year after Scotland’s historic independence referendum, … [Read more…]