We’ve taken a break for a few weeks, but here’s a roundup of some of the more interesting news on nationalism and ethnicity that we’ve found on the web this week: The Independent (13/04/14) reports that the Russian version Google Maps has already recorded the Crimea region as being part of Russia. The Montreal Gazette … [Read more…]
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 New York Times (28/09/13) re-imagines a new Middle East along with new borders, in a multitude of ways. The BBC (27/09/13) analyses football and the rise of nationalism in Central Europe in its World Service radio programme.
Globe and Mail (12/09/13) reports that Québécois MP, Maria Mourani, has been kicked out of her Parti Québécois for denouncing the party’s Charter of Quebec Values as discriminatory. The National Post (13/09/13) comments on the subject and on the Charter’s widespread condemnation by other Canadian leaders. RiaNovosti (11/09/13) reports on a recent national poll in Russia, … [Read more…]