22nd ASEN Conference: Nationalism, Ethnicity and Boundaries

Date/Time
Date(s) - 27/03/2012 - 29/03/2012
All Day


Topics included:

  • Partition, succession and irredentism
  • The legality of boundaries and citizenship rules
  • Boundary surveillance and enforcement
  • Border controls, passports and identity documents
  • Territorial and non-territorial sub-national claims
  • Social and symbolic boundaries and everyday practices
  • Symbolic boundaries and identity formation
  • The mechanisms of boundary formation, transgression and change
  • Interactions between physical and symbolic boundaries.

Plenary speakers included:

Rogers Brubaker (UCLA); Miguel Centeno (Princeton); Mary Fulbrook (UCL); Richard Jenkins (Sheffield); Michele Lamont (Harvard); Wendy Pullan (Cambridge); Workshops: Jon Fox and Michael Banton. Plenary videos are available on YouTube.

Organised by: Jennifer Jackson and Lina Molokotos-Liederman