Date(s) - 23/03/2000
Old Theatre, Old Building, LSE
- Has the state forged the modern nation or have modern states been shaped by already existing nations?
- What recent transformations has the nation-state undergone and where are these developments leading?
Plenary speakers included:
John Breuilly: The rise of the nation-state
Steven Grosby: The metaphysical element of nationality and its necessity and danger
James Mayall: Territory, statehood and nationalist pathology
Brendan OLeary: Nationalism and the state: the case of British/Irish agreement
Paul Lalor: Israeli-Palestinian interactions: Olso and beyond
Sumantra Bose: Kashmir: sources of conflict, dimensions of peace
Anthony Giddens:The future of the nation-state
Conference Chair: Effie Fokas
Co-Chairs: Brendan O’Duffy and Jennifer Jackson-Preece