The Identity Matrix and Contemporary Conflict in Sub-Saharan Africa

Makena Nyawira Micheni • Nov 19 2020 • Articles

Highlighting the role of ethnicity in non-ethnic conflicts helps to better understand complex social and political relationships and to expose the complex ways in which social and political identities overlap.

Interview – Adam Fabry

E-International Relations • Apr 16 2020 • Features

Adam Fabry talks about his book and research on Hungary, including economic and political changes, the origins of the far-right and alternative forms of resistance.

Aquaman: a New Year Parable In Race and Ethnicity

Patricia J. Sohn • Jan 12 2019 • Articles

The recent Hollywood adaptation of Aquaman provides an important metaphor for racial conflict, and a timely talking point in modern society.

Interview – Eric Kaufmann

E-International Relations • Oct 25 2018 • Features

Eric Kaufmann discusses the rise of right-wing populism, explains the meaning and implications of ‘whiteshift’, and reflects on developments in political demography.

Review – After Ethnic Conflict

Siddharth Tripathi • Aug 18 2016 • Features

An insightful account of persisting ethnic divisions in the power-sharing institutions and broader post-conflict political context of Bosnia-Herzegovina and Macedonia.

Linking Instrumentalist and Primordialist Theories of Ethnic Conflict

Afa'anwi Ma'abo Che • Jun 1 2016 • Articles

Extant explanations of ethnic conflict typically fall under two fundamental theories. Neither can independently explain ethnic conflicts satisfactorily.

Interview – Jennifer Hochschild

E-International Relations • May 6 2016 • Features

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?

Alexander Osipov • May 18 2015 • Articles

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

Mikhail Pogrebinskiy • Mar 26 2015 • Articles

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

Everyday Life after Annexation: The Autonomous Republic of Crimea

Greta Uehling • Mar 20 2015 • Articles

A new order is solidifying in Crimea that celebrates the reunion with Russia, even as the rights and the wellbeing of the indigenous people are eclipsed.

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