SBS News (01/12/13) analyses “what is ‘Muslim-ness’ in Australia.” Gulfnews.com (01/12/13) reports on the United Arab Emirates National Day Stamp Exhibition, held in commemoration of the UAE’s National day, set for December 2.
Read on for some SEN articles that reflect on some news items reported on the blog over the past several weeks: Landscapes of ‘Othering’ in Postwar and Contemporary Germany: The Limits of the ‘Culture of Contrition’ and the Poverty of the Mainstream, Aristotle Kallis, Volume 12, Issue 2, October 2012, pp. 387-407. In the 1930s the National Socialist … [Read more…]
The Japan Times (16/11/13) opines on the tension among ethnic groups in rapidly modernising China and that “China’s Muslim Uighurs from Xinjiang, and Buddhist Tibetans, are resisting assimilation despite sustained efforts by ethnic Han Chinese”. Diplomatic Courier (15/11/13) reports on the threat of French nationalism and euroscepticism and what it could mean for the 2014 … [Read more…]
The Scotsman (02/08/13) provides a commentary on how nationalism can flourish without a new state, as well as on the nuances between nationalism and statism. Eurasia Review (01/08/13) analyses the rise of nationalism in Japan and China. Bloomberg News (31/07/13) reports on escalations of ethnic violence in the Czech Republic between the country’s ethnic white … [Read more…]
Oman Tribune (13/7/12) reports on the fighting in South Sudan, which could spiral into “outright sectarian conflict”. The Diplomat (12/7/13) provides an insightful analysis on the causes of the recent spates of violence and protests by China’s ethnic Muslim population, and how it relates to the country’s economic expansion and increase in global power.
The Economist (6/7/13) reports on the increase in outbreaks of ethnic violence in China’s Xinjiang region. Migration Source (June 2013) features an article which provides an overview of migration and demographic changes in Central and Eastern Europe from the 1990s to present, and also examines attitudes toward diasporas and development. International Socialism (4/7/13) provides commentary … [Read more…]
BloomsbergBusinessweek.com (6/9/12) provides an analysis of the recent upsurge in nationalism in East Asia, involving the dispute between China and Japan over the Senkaku islands.
by Sonia Morland China’s vice-president Xi Jinping declared in a speech in Tibet on 19th July that he would persist with the “fight against separatist activities”. Visiting Tibet to mark the sixtieth anniversary of Tibet’s communist takeover, Xi explained that he would ensure soldiers and law enforcement departments continued to crack down on separatists.