Teaching and Researching Nationalism in a Global World

A Panel on “Teaching and Researching Nationalism in a Global World”
as part of the 15th Annual International Conference on Politics
12-15 June 2017, Athens, Greece

Sponsored by the  Athens Journal of Social Sciences

The Politics & International Affairs Unit of the ATINER will hold A Panel on “Teaching and Researching Nationalism in a Global World” as part of the 15th Annual International Conference on Politics, 12-15 June 2017, Athens, Greece sponsored by the Athens Journal of Social Sciences.

Ever since it appeared as a political movement in the 19th century nationalism has been one of the main dynamics that shaped the world. That is why there has been many studies that try to understand and explain this phenomena. A turning point for these studies was the collapse of the Soviet Union and the ethnic conflicts that followed. This was also the time that globalisation had become the widespread discourse and it was expected that the global world would also be a cosmopolitan one. But this expectation did not come true and on the contrary with each economic and political crises of the global world nationalism and nationalist politics rose, most of the time along with xenophobia. The panel on “Teaching and Researching Nationalism in a Global World” calls for papers focusing on the role and impact of nationalism in a global world. The aim of the panel is to define the contemporary problems caused by nationalism and explore the ways in which teaching and researching nationalism can help overcome and avoid these problems.

You may participate as presenter of one paper, chair or/and organizer of a session, or observer.

Fee structure information is available on https://www.atiner.gr/fees.

Special arrangements will be made with a local hotel for a limited number of rooms at a special conference rate. In addition, a number of special events will be organized: A Greek night of entertainment with dinner, a special one-day cruise to selected Greek islands, an archaeological tour of Athens and a one-day visit to Delphi. Details of the social program are available here.

Please submit an abstract (email only) to: atiner@atiner.gr, using the abstract submission form by the 15 April 2017 to: Dr. Yannis Stivachtis, Director, Social Sciences Division, ATINER and Associate Professor, Jean Monnet Chair & Director of International Studies Program, Virginia Tech – Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University, USA. Please include: Title of Paper, Full Name (s), Current Position, Institutional Affiliation, an email address and at least 3 keywords that best describe the subject of your submission. Decisions are reached within 4 weeks.

If your submission is accepted, you will receive information on registration deadlines and paper submission requirements. Should you wish to participate in the Conference without presenting a paper, for example, to chair a session, to evaluate papers which are to be included in the conference proceedings or books, to contribute to the editing of a book, or any other contribution, please send an email to Dr. Gregory T. Papanikos, President, ATINER (president@atiner.gr).

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