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NISE has published the 2012 SPIN lecture by Anne-Marie Thiesse on the use made of so-called traditional folk art for the modern formation of nations. This building block in the cultural construction of the nation as imagined community, part of its personification as a physical body,...

The program and registration form for the launch of the ODIS database, holding the NISE data infrastructure, is now available. The launch event takes place at the Flemish Parliament in Brussels (Belgium) on 29 November 2013.

On 26 September 2013 John Breuilly opened the new NISELectures series. His subject was the search for a global history of nationalism. You can now hear his lecture on the NISE website. Go to the podcast....

On 17-18 September 2014, NISE organises a conference in Vilnius on the notion of heroism in national movements. During this first event of an ambitious project on ‘Heroes and protagonists’, meant to assess and compare the role of both glorified and mostly invisible individuals in European nationalisms, the mechanics of national hero worship will be unravelled.

The NISE membership is constantly growing. This was also the case over the last few months, with new entrants for the Network, the Partnership, the Scientific Council and the IAB.

On 29 November 2013, in the Flemish Parliament in Brussels, the NISE database will be launched, as part of the ODIS2 database. The new infrastructure stands central to NISE. It will allow for entering, checking and collating data on national and regional movements, as a result...

Two years after the archives of the Bayernpartei were transferred to the ADVN, an inventory is now published. The Bayernpartei (BP) was founded on 28 October 1946 in Munich (Germany) by Ludwig Max Lallinger and Jakob Fischbacher, but it was not until 1948 that it was...