New review of ‘The Sociology of War and Violence’

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The long new review of ‘The Sociology of War and Violence’  just published in the Journal of Political Power:

UCD Conference on Nations and Nationalism, June 2015

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More information on the graduate conference ‘Nations and Nationalism: Past, Present and Future’, 11 June 2015:

UCD School of Sociology Visiting Speakers on Nationalism

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The links to podcasts of UCD School of Sociology visiting speakers on nationalism:

Benedict Anderson (Cornell) – ‘Nationalism and Time’ –

Rogers Brubaker (UCLA)  – ‘Language, Religion and the Politics of Difference’ –

Recently Published Articles

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S. Malesevic (2014) Is War Becoming Obsolete? A Sociological Analysis. The Sociological Review 62 (S2): 65-86. (reprinted in J. Kilby and L. Ray (eds) Violence and Society. London: Blackwell/Wiley, 2015)

S. Malesevic (2014)  ‘Irishness and Nationalisms’ In T. Inglis (ed) Are the Irish Different. Manchester: Manchester University Press. (reprinted in Irish Journal of Sociology 22 (1) 130-142)

These two papers are available for download at:

2014 in review

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The stats helper monkeys prepared a 2014 annual report for this blog.

Here’s an excerpt:

A San Francisco cable car holds 60 people. This blog was viewed about 1,500 times in 2014. If it were a cable car, it would take about 25 trips to carry that many people.

Click here to see the complete report.