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...

NISE's 2019 Annual Conference was held on 27-29 May 2019, in Warsaw, under the title "The Politics of Difference in 1919 Europe: Minorities and Border Populations". 12 papers on the matter were presented in front of an audience of over 100 people. The Annual Gathering of the...

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