An Important Event – 24th Annual ASEN Conference, ‘Nationalism and Belonging’, 1-3 April 2014

ASEN_2014_Conference_5ASEN ( are pleased to announce that registration for the 2014 conference, “Nationalism and Belonging” is now open on the website. The conference will be held 1-3 April 2014 at the London School of Economics and will feature 6 keynote speakers, 3 workshops and over 90 papers across 30 panels. Please register at:

Keynote speakers: Gregory Jusdanis, Thomas Hylland Eriksen, Sheila Croucher, Alain Dieckhoff, Bo Stråth, William Callahan


1. Bordering, Belonging and the Politics of Belonging with Nira Yuval-Davis, Kathryn Cassidy, Jamie Hakim and Georgie Wemyss

2. Belonging: Solidarity and Division in Modern Societies with Montserrat Guibernau

3. National Belonging in the Age of Super-Diversity with Marco Antonsich

This exciting programme is supplemented by an exhibition, lunch and dinner receptions, and numerous publisher displays.

Register now for the conference and conference dinner on our website: The conference will be preceded by the annual Ernest Gellner Lecture on the evening of the 31st March, to be given this year by Prof. Joep Leerssen.

The annual ASEN conferences have an international reach and are an excellent opportunity for doctoral students and early career researchers in particular to present their work to a large audience. Opportunities may arise for publication of selected papers in one of the ASEN journals or in an edited volume of conference papers.

We look forward to seeing you at the ASEN 2014 conference and please don’t hesitate to contact us at<> if you have any questions.

Joseph Downing and Ellie Knott
ASEN 2014 Conference: Nationalism and Belonging, 1-3 April 2014

ASEN: The Association for the Study of Ethnicity and Nationalism
London School of Economics
Houghton Street,
United Kingdom
T: +44 (0)20 7955 6801
F: +44 (0)20 7955 6218

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