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Anthony D. Smith has died. One of the most outstanding scholars in nationalism studies has left us. NISE would like to offer its condolences to his family and friends. Please find here a personal contribution by NISE Associated Member Eric T. Woods: "Like so many others who...

On 8 September 2016 NISE is holding as part of its Annual Gathering, together with University of Antwerp (UA) and with the help of Centre de Recherche Bretonne et Celtique (CRBC), a workshop at the Institute of Political Studies of the Charles University in Prague. The...

The second contribution in the State of Nationalism (SoN) has been published. In this latest article, Dr Gayle Munro (University College London) explores the theme of transnationalism. A list of more than one hundred annotated references is included with this review article that evaluates the key works on this important topic.

The second volume of Studies on National Movements has been published. Highlight of this volume is a series of eight articles analysing Welsh and Catalan nationalism. There is also a review article on cultural nationalism and a debate on the pre-modernity of nations and nationalism.   The contributions...

NISE is developing the online research environment DIANE, an acronym for Digital Infrastructure for the Analysis of National movements in Europe. DIANE is a web-based data management, network analysis and visualisation environment that aims to be a starting point for research on national and regional movements in Europe.

A NISE workshop on the development by post-war national movements of alternative concepts of sovereignty and citizenship was convened by Xosé M. Núñez Seixas in Brussels on 3 and 4 December 2015. The workshop brought together a group of historians, political scientists and political philosophers in...

On 19 November 2015 in Antwerp (Belgium), Ostap Sereda delivered the third NISE Lecture. His subject was identity formation in East European borderlands. The lecture, under the title Identity Formation in Eastern European Borderlands. Identity, Cultural Politics and Musical Theater in Kyiv during the Second Half...