Sikh Nationalism

We sit down with Gurharpal Singh and Giorgio Shani to discuss their new book, Sikh Nationalism: From a Dominant Minority to an Ethno-religious diaspora, along with John Hutchinson, Atsuko Ichijo, and Ian Talbot as discussants. Join us on Facebook Live or YouTube Live; members will receive an email to join in on the Zoom call. […]

IWD2022: #BreakTheBias (in Social Science)

To mark International Women's Day 2022, ASEN Vice-President Daphne Halikiopoulou sits down with Petra Guasti, Anna Triandafyllidou, Rose de Geus, Erin Jenne, and Liz Carter to discuss equality in academia in general and in the social sciences in particular, what progress has been made, and what is still to be done to #BreakTheBias. Join us […]

The Anthony D. Smith Lecture 2022: Sabina Mihelj on Platform Nations

The 2022 Anthony D. Smith Lecture will be given by Professor Sabina Mihelj of Loughborough University on the subject of ‘Platform Nations’ at 1700CET on 4th April in Lecture Hall 1 in the Meerminne building on the City Campus of University of Antwerp at Sint-Jacobstraat 2, 2000 Antwerpen. Attendance is free and open to all; the […]

Michael Skey on ‘Ecstatic nationalism and the media: or why nations are not really imagined communities’

Online

The first plenary from the joint ASEN-NISE 2022 Conference on Nationalism and Media will be broadcast live on YouTube and Facebook. Abstract Contra to Anderson’s seminal argument, this paper argues that nations are not really imagined but lived, embodied, heard, viewed, represented, materialised and felt communities. For the purposes of this session, and to highlight the […]

Athena Leoussi on Art and national modernisation

Online

The second plenary from the joint ASEN-NISE 2022 Conference on Nationalism and Media will be broadcast live on YouTube and Facebook. Abstract The paper discusses the contribution of European artists to the modern idea of the nation, which transformed European societies into modern national states. It shows how artists engaged with the Enlightenment and Romanticism, […]

Gertjan Willems on ‘Nationalism and Film: Towards a New Research Agenda’

Online

The final plenary from the joint ASEN-NISE 2022 Conference on Nationalism and Media will be broadcast live on YouTube and Facebook. Abstract The majority of research on the relationship between nationalism and film has focused on the representation of nations, nationalism and national identities in feature films. This leaves open a wide array of underexplored […]

Taras Kuzio: Russian Nationalism and the Russian-Ukrainian War

Join us for a discussion with Taras Kuzio on his new book, Russian Nationalism and the Russian-Ukrainian War. We'll be live on Facebook and YouTube, and members will receive an invitation to join the Zoom call. This book is the first to provide an in-depth understanding of the 2014 crisis, Russia’s annexation of Crimea and […]

Prof. Jack Spence OBE – 60 years in international affairs

KCL Council Room K2.29, King's Building, Strand Campus, London

To Professor Jack Spence's retirement, Professor Funmi Olonisakin, Vice-Principal KCL, the Department of War Studies, and the African Leadership Centre, King’s College London, and ASEN are hosting a drinks and nibbles reception with a few brief contributions from some of those with whom he has worked, or whom he has mentored and influenced. Registration for […]

Special report from the field: The women of the Islamic State in Iraq with Susan Schulman

Online

We sit down with Susan Schulman, to discuss her recent Studies in Ethnicity and Nationalism article, 'Special report from the field: The women of the Islamic State in Iraq'. Susan Schulman is a photo-journalist; visit her website at susanschulman.co.uk or follow her on Twitter @susanschulman23. The event will be streamed live on Facebook and YouTube, with […]

Kin Majorities: Identity and Citizenship in Crimea and Moldova with Eleanor Knott

Online

We sit down with Eleanor Knott to discuss her new book, Kin Majorities: Identity and Citizenship in Crimea and Moldova live on Facebook and YouTube, with members receiving an invite to join on Zoom. About Kin Majorities In Moldova, the number of dual citizens has risen exponentially in the last decades resulting in over 1 million, […]

The Populism Interviews with Luca Manucci, Aurelien Mondon, and Daphne Halikiopoulou

Online

We sit down to discuss Luca Manucci's new book, The Populism Interviews: A Dialogue with Leading Experts. In this fascinating volume, Luca talks about populism in all its varied forms with a range of experts We're delighted that Luca is joining us along with two of the contributors, Aurelien Mondon and Daphne Halikiopoulou, to talk about […]

CANCELLED | Report launch + reception: Right-Wing Populism And What To Do About It

Old Theatre, LSE Houghton Street, London, London

Due to industrial action by UCU, this event has been postponed. We hope to reschedule it for Spring 2023. Please click here for more information.We are delighted to host an event with the Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung on their new report, Understanding Right-Wing Populism And What To Do About It, with the reports' authors, Daphne Halikiopoulou and Tim Vlandas, […]