Review – Embattled Dreamlands: The Politics of Contesting Armenian, Kurdish and Turkish Memory

Mark Levene • May 11 2021 • Features

Leupold deals with the complex relationships between Armenians, Kurds and Turks, uncovering the nuances of memory, nationalism and conflict.

What Benedict Anderson Doesn’t Understand about the Imagination

Erik Ringmar • Mar 16 2021 • Articles

Let us accept that nations are imagined, but let us see if we can provide a better account of how imagination works. Rethinking the imagination, we have to rethink nationalism.

Review – Globalizing Morocco: Transnational Activism and the Postcolonial State

Blanca Camps-Febrer • Jan 2 2021 • Features

An important contribution to the history of nationalism in Morocco, especially US-Moroccan history.

Russian Nationalism (Imperialism) and Ukrainian Nationalism

Taras Kuzio • Dec 8 2020 • Articles

Since 2014, Russia has become more nationalistic and chauvinistic, while nationalism in Ukraine has become more civic – and yet some western writing gives the opposite impression.

New Book – Crisis in Russian Studies? Nationalism (Imperialism), Racism and War

Taras Kuzio • Nov 25 2020 • Articles

The source of the Russian-Ukrainian war lies in Russian identity and its attitudes towards Ukraine and Ukrainians, making the chances for peace slim.

Interview – Zeynep N. Kaya

E-International Relations • May 11 2020 • Features

Zeynep Kaya tackles the repercussions of the Turkish invasion of Northern Syria, the position of women in Iraqi Kurdistan and the recovery of Yazidi communities.

Global Governance and COVID-19: The Implications of Fragmentation and Inequality

Masaya Llavaneras Blanco and Antulio Rosales • May 6 2020 • Articles

COVID-19 has seen nation-state specific solutions become the norm, but this fragmented response faces important limitations in implementing a global response.

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.

Opinion – Nationalism and Trump’s Response to Covid-19

Benjamin Cherry-Smith • Apr 3 2020 • Articles

As covid-19 continues to spread in the US, the Trump administrations handling of it as a public health and economic issue will be at the forefront the election.

Opinion – Brexit and Its Many Identities in the UK

Alexander Brotman • Mar 30 2020 • Articles

We must hope the UK fosters a collective sense of civic responsibility while applauding the multitude of unique identities that will undoubtedly determine its course of history.

The Rise of Populism: a Threat to Civil Society?

Lucie Calléja • Feb 9 2020 • Articles

The Indian case shows that populism presents anti-elitist and people-centred characteristics with a conception of “the people” that can be exclusionary.

Review – The Bivocal Nation

Stéphane Voell • Jan 28 2020 • Features

Batiashvili explores Georgian statehood and history by evaluating Georgian national narratives and ‘bivocality’ to understand how the modern nation has been formed.

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