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:
I look forward to debating my ‘The Rise of Organised Brutality’ at Violence, Space and the Political conference at NUI, Galway on Friday, 8th June, 2018:
I gave a longer interview on Ireland, nationhood and other themes for the Croatian weekly ‘Nacional’ (29/5/2018):
My interview on nationalism and violence for the Croatian radio programme “Eppur si muove”
Just published – Nations and Nationalism symposium on Anthony D. Smith with contributions from John Hutchinson, Jonathan Hearn, Susan-Mary Grant, Benedikte Brincker, Athena Leoussi and myself:
Niall O’Dochartaigh and I have just published a paper in Theory and Society (April, 2018):
‘Why combatants fight: the Irish Republican Army and the Bosnian Serb Army Compared’ :