Interview about elections in Ireland

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I gave an interview to Ino Magazine, radio BHRT focusing on the recent elections in Ireland: https://bhrt.ba/ino-magazin-14-02-2020/

Médecins Sans Frontières Conference on Violence, 12-14 Feb

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I am looking forward to visiting Barcelona on 12-14 February and speaking at the Médecins Sans Frontières conference on violence:


14.00 – 14:45 “The Global Rise of Organised Brutality” Sinisa Malesevic

14:45 -15:15 “Can civilians play a role in restraining armed group’s violence? Findings from the occupation of Northern Mali in 2012” Yvan Guichaoua

15:15-16:00 Discussion & Debate

Honour and Shame Workshop, March 2020

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UCD School of Sociology is organisng a workshop ‘Honour and Shame: A workshop to celebrate Emeritus Professor Tom Inglis’ contribution to sociology in Ireland’ which will take place on 13th March, 2020 in UCD. The workshop co-ordinators are Aogan Mulcahy, Steve Loyal and Sinisa Malesevic.

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IJS Debate on ‘Grounded Nationalisms’

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Just published: A debate on ‘Grounded Nationalisms’ with Jon Fox, Liliana Riga and Kevin Ryan + my response in Irish Journal of Sociology (12/12/2019):


Upcoming Talks- late 2019 and early 2020

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Looking forward to delivering the upcoming talks in the late 2019 and ealry 2020:

  • ‘What is living and what is dead in Max Weber’s theory of nationhood?’ Max Weber conference, Hangzhou University, China, 14-16 June 2020 (invited speaker);
  • ‘War and Group Solidarity: from Ibn Khaldun to Ernest Gellner and beyond’ Ernest Gellner Conference, Prague, Czech Republic, 14/15 May 2020 (invited speaker);
  • ‘Grounded Nationalisms book debate with E. Jenne, E. Knott, H. Mylonas and A. Wimmer, ASN, New York, USA, 7-9 May, 2020;
  • ‘Violence, Norms and the Future: Beyond the Hobbesian Vision’ Normative Futures conference, University of Copenhagen, Denmark, 26-27 March 2020 (invited speaker);
  • ‘Balkan Wars, State Formation and Nationalism’, Central and Eastern Europe: Past, Present and Future, University of Limerick, Ireland, 28 February 2020 (invited keynote speaker);
  • ‘Contemporary Warfare and Social Change’ Doctors Without Borders Conference, Barcelona, Spain 13-14 February 2020 (invited keynote speaker);
  • ‘Balkan Armies and Balkan Societies in the 19th and early 20th centuries’, at ‘The Development of Balkan Armies 1804-1912’ Workshop,  The Centre for Advanced Studies, University of Sofia, Bulgaria, 6 December 2019 (invited speaker);

Interview on nationalism and violence

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My (unauthorised) interview on nationalism and violence for Novosti, Zagreb, published 12/11/2019: