Upcoming Talks – Spring 2017

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  • ‘Nationalism and the Sociology of the Long Run’, Anthony D. Smith and the Future of Nationalism conference, London School of Economics, 28-29 March, 2017 (invited keynote speaker);
  • ‘Below Ethnicity: Cultural Difference and Solidarity on the Frontline’ Boundary Matters: Interdisciplinary Engagements with Ethnic Difference conference, Princeton University, 21-22 April, 2017; (invited speaker);
  • Political Violence, Ideology and Organisational Power, Oxford University, 18 May (invited speaker);

Hamburg Workshop on Violent State Making, 6-7 December 2016

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I will give a paper ‘Statehood and Civil War through Time’ at the workshop ‘Violence and Control in Civil Wars: Violent State Making’ at the Social Science Institute in Hamburg, 6-7 December 2016.

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Copenhagen Subjectivities Workshop

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I presented a paper ‘Globalisation and Nationalist Subjectivities’ at the workshop ‘Modern Subjectivities and World Society’ in Copenhagen 30/9- 2/10/ 2016.

BBC Scotland Radio Contribution

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I was speaking on the BBC radio programme ‘Good Morning Scotland’ about wars in the Middle East on 24/09/2016  http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b07vwz9p   (1.15-1.26)

New Article on 19th century Serbian Nationalisms

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My new article on the 19th and early 20th century Serbian nationalisms: “The mirage of Balkan Piedmont: state formation and Serbian nationalisms in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries” in Nations and Nationalism: