These recently published articles can be accessed at academia.edu and researchgate:
- S. Malesevic (2018). The Structural Origins of Social Cohesion: The Dynamics of Micro-Solidarity in 1991-1995 Wars of Yugoslav Succession. Small Wars and Insurgencies 29 (4): 735-753.
- S. Malesevic and N. O’Dochartaigh (2018) Why Combatants Fight: The Irish Republican Army and the Bosnian Serb Army Compared. Theory and Society 47 (3): 293-326.
- S. Malesevic (2018) Nationalism and the Longue Durée. Nations and Nationalism 24 (2): 292-99. (Thai translation to be published in 2018).
- S. Malesevic (2018) From Mercenaries to Private Patriots: Nationalism and the Private Military Contractors. In: T. Crosby and U. Swed (eds) The Sociology of the Privatization of Security. New York: Palgrave (in press).
- S. Malesevic (2018) Nationalism and Imperialism as Enemies and Friends: Nation-State Formation and Imperial Projects in the Balkans. In F. Duina (ed). Nation and States, Power and Civility. Toronto: University of Toronto Press (in press).
- S. Malesevic (2018) Globalisation and Nationalist Subjectivities. In D. Jung and S. Stetter (eds). Modern Subjectivities in World Society. London: Palgrave.
- S. Malesevic and T. Trost-Pavasovic (2018) Nation-States and Nationalism. In G. Ritzer (ed) Wiley Blackwell Encyclopedia of Sociology. London: Wiley Blackwell.
- S. Malesevic (2018) The Rise and Rise of Grounded Nationalisms. Ethnopolitics (in press).
- ‘Great Nations and Small Empires: Nationalist Movements in Ireland and the Balkans’ The Politics of Conflict and Transformation: Northern Ireland in Comparative Perspective conference, 23 November 2018, RIA, Dublin, Ireland (invited speaker);
- ‘Was Total War an Exception? Organised Violence and the Legacy of 20th century’, 1918: Pathways to the Future conference, 7-8 November 2018, Stockholm, Sweden (invited keynote speaker);
- ‘War and the State Formation in the Balkans’ War and the Formation of the Greek State conference, Corfu, Greece 28-29 September 2018 (invited keynote speaker);
- ‘Grounded Nationalisms’ Loughborough University, Loughborough, UK, September 9-11, (invited keynote speaker);
- ‘Grounded Nationalisms and Cultural Diversities’ University of Berlin, Germany 6-8 September (invited speaker);
- ‘Grounding Nationalism: Collins, Durkheim and Weber’, The Sociology of Randall Collins Conference, UCD, Dublin, Ireland 4 September 2018;
Just published an op-ed for TRT World ‘The Rise of Organised Violence in the Modern World’ : https://www.trtworld.com/opinion/the-rise-of-organised-violence-in-the-modern-world-19793 (24/8/2018);
Prof. Randall Collins will be awarded an honorary PhD from UCD on 6th September. In conjunction with this event Steve Loyal (UCD) and I are organising a conference ‘The Sociology of Randall Collins’ which will take place on 4th September, 2018 at UCD Sociology. Here is the provisional programme:
Date: 4th September 2018
Venue: UCD Humanities Institute (H204)
9:30 Opening the workshop – Steve + Sinisa
9:40 – 10:15 – Michael Mann (UCLA) ‘Fear and Loathing on the Battlefield: Do Soldiers Have Moral Qualms?’
10:15 – 10:50 – Sinisa Malesevic (Dublin) ‘Grounding Nationalism: Collins, Weber and Durkheim’
11:15-11:50 – Anthony King (Warwick) ‘Emotion, interaction and the structure-agency problem: building on the sociology of Randall Collins’
11:50- 12:25 – Lea David (Dublin) ‘Human rights, memory and micro-solidarity’
12:25 – 1:25 – Lunch
1:25 – 2:00: – Steven Loyal (Dublin) ‘The reproduction of elite strata: Bourdieu and Collins compared’
2:00- 2:35 – Su-Ming Khoo (Galway) ‘Reflections on the sociology of credentialism- and a sociology of thinking’
2:35 – 3:05 Coffee Break
3:05 – 3:40 – Barry Barnes (Exeter) ‘Statuses and Status Groups’
3:40 – 4:00 – Randall Collins (Pennsylvania) ‘Response to the papers’
4:00 – Closing the workshop – Steve + Sinisa
I am glad to join the editorial board of the leading Russian journal ‘Chelovek’.
I am delighted to hear that my 2017 book ‘The Rise of Organised Brutality: A Historical Sociology of Violence’ was co-recipient of this year’s American Sociological Association Peace, War, and Social Conflict Best Book Award.
I look forward to giving a keynote lecture ‘War and Peoplehood through time: Towards the sociological longue durée’ at the conference ‘War and Peoplehood in the Middle Ages in a Comparative Perspective’, Vienna, 18-19 June 2018: