Monthly Archives: September 2013

SEN News on Sunday: September 22 – 29, 2013

  The New York Times (28/09/13) re-imagines a new Middle East along with new borders, in a multitude of ways. The BBC (27/09/13) analyses football and the rise of nationalism in Central Europe in its World Service radio programme.

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SEN News on Sunday: September 15-22, 2013

The Guardian (22/09/13) comments on the Scottish independence movement and wonders whether “broadcasters [can] convey authentic Celtic atmosphere without recourse to cheap, nationalistic imagery?” The Gatestone Institute (19/9/13) provides an analysis on the deep split in Turkish society, which is … Continue reading

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SEN News on Sunday: September 8-15, 2013

Globe and Mail (12/09/13) reports that Québécois MP, Maria Mourani, has been kicked out of her Parti Québécois for denouncing the party’s Charter of Quebec Values as discriminatory.  The National Post (13/09/13) comments on the subject and on the Charter’s widespread … Continue reading

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From Dissidence in Israel to Theorising Ethno-Linguistic Holism

Inter-connections between our past academic articles and last week’s news, read it here: Bent Twigs and Olive Branches: Exploring the Narratives of Dissident Israeli Jews Volume 13, Issue 1, pages 20–37, April 2013 This article explores symbolic boundaries and identity-formation of the ‘ethnonational Us’, … Continue reading

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SEN News on Sunday: August 29 – September 1, 2013

The Guardian (29/08/13) reports on the claim that Westminster’s welfare reforms could actually strengthen the case for independence. Bloomberg.com (29/08/13) features an article by Paul Collier, who argues that nationalism could combat racism rather than inflame it. The Economist (28/08/13) … Continue reading

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