Category Archives: nationalism

Conference Season

Each year different tribes of academic laborers have their trade shows. This laborer is attending two virtually back to back, the Association of American Geographers meeting in Los Angeles and then the Association for the Study of Nationalities conference in … Continue reading

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Reversing Ethnic Cleansing: Is It Possible Peacefully?

On 10 March I gave the closing keynote at the 6th Annual Conference of the Canadian Association for Refugee and Forced Migration Studies (CARFMS). The topic of my talk was Reversing Ethnic Cleansing: Bosnia’s Experience and Protracted Displacement in the … Continue reading

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The Rhetorical Politics of Milorad Dodik

My essay on the former prime minister and current president of Republika Srpska has just been published in the Discussion section of the journal Nationalities Papers, a Taylor and Francis journal (41, 1: 160-204). I’m grateful to the departing editor … Continue reading

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Nationalism in New York City

With fragile economic conditions across the globe, it does seem that strong nationalist rhetoric and fear about globalization, immigration and loose borders is with us more than ever (the Dutch government collapse, Le Pen’s showing in France, the worrying situation … Continue reading

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