The Basque Contention: Ethnicity, Politics, Violence. Routledge, 19 jul. 2019 - 288 p. In his new book, Mees dismantles the widespread simplistic vision of the “Basque conflict”, that irremediably binds the existence of a conflict between the Basque people and Spain over their sovereignty with terrorism as a result of...

The seventh NISELecture will be presented by Xosé Núñez Seixas in Antwerp on 5 November 2019. The title for his lecture is "Catalonia: from Piedmont to Ireland? A historical outlook on the recent evolution of the Catalan movement". On October 27th 2017, the Catalan Parliament voted...

Bruno de Wever, Frans-Jos Verdoodt and Antoon Vrints* are the authors of this essay, that applies the influential theory of Czech historian Miroslave Hroch related to the development of ‘small’ nations on the territory of dominant nation-states, to the case of Flanders. How did the ‘small’...