Special Issue on the Organization of Destruction in the 21st Century

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Just published –  a special issue of Organization – ‘Licence to Kill: The Organization of Destruction in the 21st Century’ with my paper ‘The Organization of Military Violence  in the 21st Century’  – http://journals.sagepub.com/toc/orga/current

Nationalism and Democracy Summer School, July 2017

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I look forward to speaking at the ‘Nationalism and Democracy in Post-Communist Europe’ summer school in Tirana, Albania (23-29 July 2017):



Persian Translation of ‘Identity as Ideology’

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I am glad that Yaghoub Ahmadi of Kavirbook, Tehran has translated my 2006 book ‘Identity as Ideology: Understanding Ethnicity and Nationalism’ into Persian/Farsi (2017).


Adjunct Professor Appointment, NUIG

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I am glad to have just been appointed as an Adjunct Professor at the School of Political Science and Sociology at National University of Ireland, Galway.

‘The Future of Nationalism’ LSE Podcast

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The podcast from the ‘The Future of Nationalism’ plenary from 27th ASEN conference at LSE (with Sophie Duchesne, Susan-Mary Grant, Jonathan Hearn, and Sinisa Malesevic) available here:


Oxford Talk, 18 May, 2017

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I look forward to giving a talk at the University of Oxford  on Thursday 18 May: ‘Why do Combatants Fight? Irish Republican Army and the Bosnian Serb Army Compared’


Podcast of the talk:


‘The Sociology of War and Violence’ on Swedish Radio, 2/5/2017

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My 2010 book ‘The Sociology of War and Violence’ (CUP) discussed on the Swedish Radio Programme (2/5/2017):