Here’s the latest roundup of news found on the web this week! Guyana Times (04/06/2014) features a piece on the link between Guyanese identity and national unity. The Irrawaddy (05/06/2014) reports on the recent meeting between the Burmese government and ethnic rebel groups to discuss drafting a framework for political dialogue. Ynetnews.com (05/06/2014) reports on … [Read more…]
Here’s another roundup of some of the news related to ethnicity and nationalism found on the web this week. Keep an eye on this blog for weekly updates! NBC News (05/05/2014) reports the results of new research indicating that 10 million Americans, especially Hispanics, as well as Americans of mixed race, American Indians and … [Read more…]
Here is a roundup of some of the news on nationalism and ethnicity we’ve found on the web this week. Look out for our weekly updates! The Guardian (28/04/2014) and The UN News Centre (01/05/2014) report on the intensifying intercommunal tensions and deteriorating security situation in the Central African Republic. Radio Free Asia (28/04/2014) reports … [Read more…]
The Economist (24/08/13) analyses the progress of racial and ethnic relations in the U.S., in light the 5oth anniversary of Martin Luther King’s iconic “I Have a Dream” speech on racial equality in America. WorldBulletin.net (22/08/13) reports that Nigeria, for the first time in the nation’s history, will include questions on religion and ethnicity in its … [Read more…]
The National (18/08/13) reports on Tunisian patriotism amid the on-going crisis in the Middle East and the country’s political scene. Women’s News Network (15/08/13) features a commentary by Suheir Azzouni, a Palestinian Muslim woman living in France, who provides insight into her own experiences with exile from her homeland. NY Times (13/08/13) reports on the … [Read more…]
Yet again we have selected some articles for you which speak to the news from last week’s news bites. Developing an Effective Romani Integration Strategy: Experiences of Ethnoculturally Neutral and Specific Policies in the Czech Republic Volume 8, Issue 3, pages 595–618, December 2008 While the question of how to integrate Romani communities has increased in political significance since the … [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.