13th ASEN Conference: Nationalism and Language

Date(s) - 27/03/2003
All Day

The 13th ASEN Annual Conference was titled ‘Nationalism and Language’. It took place on the 28th of March 2003 at the Old Theatre, Old Building, LSE.

Download the 13th Annual Conference programme.


Topics included:

  • Is linguistic nationalism predominantly European?
  • Is globalisation making national languages redundant?

Plenary speakers included:

Dr. Joshua A. Fishman: Nationalism and Language Reconsidered

Dr. Erica Benner: The Legacy of Herder

Dr. David Aberbach: The Hebrew Bible and National Poetry

Dr. Paul R. Brass: Language and Elite Politics in South Asia

Dr. Cathie Carmichael: Language Politics in the Balkans

Dr. Philip Schlesinger: The Babel of Europe


Conference Co-Chairs: David Cashaback and Tristan James Mabry.