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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...

NISE is proud to present the first issue of Studies on National Movements, our new online journal for comparative nationalism research. In this field, SNM is specifically devoted to historiography, theory formation and transnational (transfer) studies. In line with NISE's geographical scope, the whole of...

The Herder-Institut in Marburg (Germany) played host to the annual gathering of NISE from 14 to 16 May 2013. The research and archives institute, member of the NISE Network, was founded in 1950 and is specialised in eastern Central Europe (the Baltics and the Königsberg enclave,...

In April 2013, two more institutes have joined the NISE Network: the Istitut Cultural Ladin 'Majon di Fascegn' in Vich (Italy) and the Instytut Badań Regionalnych (IBR) (Institute of Regional Research), attached to the Biblioteki Śląskiej (Silesian Library) in Katowice (Poland). The Istitut Cultural Ladin 'Majon...