Category Archives: General

We’re moving… actually, we’ve kinda moved already. Come find us there!

There are new and exciting things coming up for SEN this new season. One of them is a move to our own unique domain – http://senjournal.co.uk and an upcoming re-design of our layout. Don’t miss out and keep checking in with … Continue reading

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New Article Spotlights, September-October 2013

Read on for some SEN articles that reflect on recent news reported on the blog over the past several weeks: Identity Politics, Reform and Protest in Jordan, Curtis R. Ryan, Volume 11, Issue 3, December 2011, pp. 564-578 This article … Continue reading

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SEN News on Sunday: October 6 – 13, 2013

The New York Times’ (12/10/13) Parag Khanna opines about the world of the future, where nation-states have become obsolete. The New York Times (09/10/13) also reports on the growing extremism in Kenya, in particular among the country’s “own neglected, disaffected … Continue reading

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SEN News on Sunday – September 29 – October 6, 2013

Al Jazeera (06/1/13) reports on the proposed formation of a Russia-led Eurasian Union (EAU), however critics have stated that this move could compromise the sovereignty and independence of Caucasus states. The Washington Post (04/10/13) reports on the recent flare up … Continue reading

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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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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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SEN News on Sunday: August 18 – 25, 2013

The Economist (24/08/13) analyses the progress of racial and ethnic relations in the U.S., in light the 5oth anniversary of Martin Luther King’s iconic “I Have a Dream” speech on racial equality in America. WorldBulletin.net (22/08/13) reports that Nigeria, for the … Continue reading

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SEN News on Sunday: August 11 – 18, 2013

The National (18/08/13) reports on Tunisian patriotism amid the on-going crisis in the Middle East and the country’s political scene. Women’s News Network (15/08/13) features a commentary by Suheir Azzouni, a Palestinian Muslim woman living in France, who provides insight … Continue reading

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