SEN News on Sunday: September 22 – 29, 2013


  • The BBC (27/09/13) analyses football and the rise of nationalism in Central Europe in its World Service radio programme.

  • Al Jazeera (26/09/13) reports on the recent rally in Edinburgh for Scottish independence, whereby 20,000 supporters joined together to support the movement.
  • The Globe and Mail (25/09/13) comments on Quebec Premier Pauline Marois’ Charter of Quebec values and the recent turn in the region’s nationalist discourse.
  • The New York Times (25/09/13) analyses the small minority of Japanese-Brazilians, and their children, as they attempt to straddle their identities within two disparate cultures.
  • The New York Times (23/09/13) asks the question “how is society organized and how does it reorganize on the corpse of a failed state?” as it explores national identity in Haiti.



Stay tuned for SEN Article Spotlights, which will be posted later in the week.

News compiled by Karen Seegobin.

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