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):


Memory Wars, Dubrovnik, May 2017

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I look forward to speaking at the ‘Memory Wars’ /’Divided Societies’ Workshop (International University Centre, Dubrovnik) 7-14 May, 2017.

The full program available here:



CUP Blog – The Myth of Violent Past

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I wrote a short post about my new book ‘The Rise of Organised Brutality’ (CUP, 2017) for the CUP blog site ‘Fifteen Eighty Four’: