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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 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’...

NISE presents the intellectual autobiography of Miroslav Hroch Studying nationalism under changing conditions and regimes. Miroslav Hroch has influenced nationalism scholars over the past 50 years, attracting a wide audience. So it is no surprise there have been already some publications dedicated to him, from Miloš Řezník...

The NISE Annual Gathering for 2018 is held on 18 and 19 September, followed by an international conference on cultural mobilization which runs until 22 September. Venue is the University of Amsterdam, with Joep Leerssen as host. Besides the usual meetings of the Scientific Council and...

The State of Nationalism (SoN) is proud to announce the publication of two recent articles, on the subjects of social class and collective trauma. The first contribution – ‘Nationalism and Social Class’ – is by Dr. Dean Kostantaras, from Northwestern State University of Louisiana. This article provides a...

NISE’s Structural Archival Care (SAC) program now has a specially dedicated website with lots of general information on how to handle archives of national and regional movements. The SAC program (and its predecessor The Flying Archivist) has already been used, with the backing of the Coppieters Foundation, by several member parties of...