Ethnographic Methods and the Study of Nationalism


What are the advantages and challenges of studying nationalism and national identity through ethnographic methods? What does it get at, and what might it miss? Continuing ASEN’s interest in diverse […]

The evolution of nationalisms


Will Kerr's new book, Darwinian Social Evolution and Social Change: The Evolution of Nationalisms introduces the value of a Darwinian social evolutionary approach to understanding social change. We focus on […]

The transnational circulation of digital nationalism


We join the authors of the forthcoming Nations and Nationalism themed section on 'the transnational circulation of digital nationalism' to discuss their papers. Join us live on Facebook or YouTube; […]

Russian Nationalism and Russian Foreign Policy


How does Russian nationalism affect Russian foreign policy, and in turn how is Russian nationalism affected by Russian foreign policy? We answer these questions and more with Dr Sofia Tipaldou […]

VOX: The Rise of the Spanish Populist Radical Right


We sit down with the authors of the definitive new book on VOX, José Rama, Lisa Zanotti, Stuart J. Turnbull-Dugarte, and Andrés Santana, to examine a new, populist radical right […]

The Symbolic State


Karlo Basta's new book, The Symbolic State: Minority Recognition, Majority Backlash, and Secession in Multinational Countries, is a comprehensive re-examination of multinational state politics through the lens of symbolic institutions, covering […]

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, […]

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 […]

Athena Leoussi on Art and national modernisation


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 […]