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Interview – Jennifer Hochschild

Interview – Jennifer Hochschild

Jennifer Hochschild discusses the threats to democracy, ‘Black Lives Matter’, and the rhetoric surrounding ethnicity and immigration in the 2016 presidential primaries.

Diversity Policy in Ukraine and Its Neighbours: Running on the Spot Again?

Diversity Policy in Ukraine and Its Neighbours: Running on the Spot Again?

Diversity policies in Ukraine, Russia, Moldova and Belarus have similar features and focus on recreating a narrative of multi-ethnicity with an ethnic or cultural core.

Russians in Ukraine: Before and after Euromaidan

Russians in Ukraine: Before and after Euromaidan

The 2014 Euromaidan and the following conflict have reinforced negative attitudes to, and marginalisation of, Russians and the Russian-speaking population of Ukraine.

Review – The Politics of Exile

Review – The Politics of Exile

Dauphinée masterfully eschews the conventional ways of presenting research and through storytelling provides insights into the Bosnian war and its dire aftermath.

Reliving the War: South Sudan

Reliving the War: South Sudan

Rather than being the instigator of conflict, ethnic divisions in South Sudan are a fault line along which clashes between elites are transmitted outwards.

Interview – James Fearon

Interview – James Fearon

Professor James Fearon discusses responses to the civil war in Syria and offers his thoughts on the passing of Kenneth Waltz and the academic study of civil wars.

Interview – Anthony D. Smith

Interview – Anthony D. Smith

Professor Anthony D. Smith answers your questions about the origin of nations, changing conceptions of nationhood in the EU, and the links between nationalism and genocide.

The Syrian Predicament

The Syrian Predicament

The civil war playing out in Syria is an extreme manifestation of a common problem: the creation of independent states based on boundaries that did not reflect social and demographic realities.

Challenges to the Rights of Malaysians of Indian Descent

Challenges to the Rights of Malaysians of Indian Descent

In multicultural Malaysia, the Malays are politically dominant, the Chinese have economic influence and the Indians have neither. The marginalisation of Indians in Malaysia extends to every aspect of daily life.

Burma’s Rakhine Conflict

Burma’s Rakhine Conflict

While it is likely the more shocking acts of violence will gradually cease in the coming weeks, the conflict will leave a deep legacy on this region of Burma and can easily restart at anytime.

The Politics of Displacement in Kenya

In this brief piece we will look at Kenya’s politics of displacement. Recent violence in this important East African country left over a thousand dead from police bullets, fires and machetes and around 600, 000 displaced. Whilst such violence reaches back into the colonial period, the combination of bad government and the revival of multi-party elections is also central.

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