University of Rijeka Lecture on the Future of Warfare

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I gave a lecture ‘Do wars have a future?’ at the University of Rijeka’ Croatia  ( 20.7.2015).

New Review of ‘Nation-States and Nationalisms’

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New review of my ‘Nation-States and Nationalisms’ in Political Studies Review, August 2015

Nations and Nationalism UCD Conference Video

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UCD Sociology have uploaded a video of the 11 June Nations and Nationalism UCD graduate conference:

Keynote Lecture at the Upcoming Conference on the Yugoslav wars, Belgrade, November 2015

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I will give a keynote lecture at the 13-14 November conference ‘Interpretacije jugoslovenskih sukoba i njihove posledice’ at the Department of Political Sciences, University of Belgrade:

Thesis Eleven Special Issue on Gellner and Historical Sociology published

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The special issue of Thesis Eleven ‘Ernest Gellner and Historical Sociology’ has just been published:

Table of Contents

June 2015; 128 (1)

Ernest Gellner and Historical Sociology

Guest editor: Siniša Malešević

Siniša Malešević– Ernest Gellner and historical sociology

Ralph Schroder – Gellner, science and globalization

Rod Aya – Gellner’s case against cognitive relativism

Chris Hann – After ideocracy and civil society: Gellner, Polanyi and the new peripheralization of Central Europe

Peter Fibiger Bang- Platonism: Ernest Gellner, Greco-Roman society and the comparative study of the pre-modern world

Krishan Kumar-  Once more and for the last time: Ernest Gellner’s later thoughts on nations and empires

Siniša Malešević –  Where does group solidarity come from? Gellner and Ibn Khaldun revisited

Liliana Riga – Ernest Gellner and the land of the Soviets

Kevin Ryan – Gellner’s genealogy of the open society: Biopolitics as fragment and remainder

Gregor McLennan – Is secularism history?

Upcoming BISA Conference Roundtable on the ‘Decline of Violence’ thesis

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British International Studies Conference Roundtable on the ‘Decline of Violence’ thesis

LSE, 17th June 2015

Session 4: Wednesday 1530-1700

Philip Cunliffe Convenor University of Kent
Philip Cunliffe Chair University of Kent
Chris Coker London School of Economics
Ken Booth Aberystwyth University
Sinisa Malesevic University College Dublin
Christine Sylvester University of Connecticut
Chris Brown London School of Economics
Kimberly Hutchings                                                                 Queen Mary, University of London

Interview on organised violence for the Federalni Radio, Sarajevo

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45 minute interview on the transformation of war and organised violence for the Federalni radio, Sarajevo broadcasted on 8th May, 2015