New Review of ‘Nation-States and Nationalisms’

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New review of my book ‘Nation-States and Nationalisms’ just published in Croatian Journal of Sociology (in Croatian).

Upcoming Lecture at NUI, Galway

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I will give a talk at the NUI, Galway on Friday 5th February at 2:00, Aras Moyola, room 333: ‘How Old is Human Cruelty?: Prehistory, Sociology and Violence’

The Decline of Violence Thesis Seminar

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I will give a keynote paper (together with Manuel Eisner and Sylvia Walby) at BSA Violence and Society Study Group Symposium, 18 May 2016, University of Lancaster.

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New Article on the Origins of Violence

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My new article on the origins of organised violence: ‘How Old is Human Brutality?’ in Common Knowledge:

2015 in review

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The stats helper monkeys prepared a 2015 annual report for this blog.

Here’s an excerpt:

A San Francisco cable car holds 60 people. This blog was viewed about 2,200 times in 2015. If it were a cable car, it would take about 37 trips to carry that many people.

Click here to see the complete report.

Stockholm Conference on Military Cohesion

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The Swedish National Defence University, Stockholm organised a conference ‘The Origins of Military Cohesion’ 3-4 December 2016. I gave a paper ‘Social Cohesion and  Organised Violence: The Structural Origins of Micro-Solidarity?’

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Bosnia after Dayton Conference, NUIM

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NUI Maynooth Centre for European and Eurasian Studies is organising one day conference ‘Bosnia in the Aftermath of the Dayton Agreement, 1995-2015’, 18 December 2015. I will deliver the following presentation: ‘The Bosnian Serb Military and the Legacies of 1992-1995 War’: