• 2017 World Convention

    2017 World Convention

    2017 World Convention
    The ASN World Convention will take place on 4-6 May 2017 at the Harriman Institute, Columbia University.
    The Call for Papers is available here.

  • ASN Conventions

    Annually held in the spring in New York City, the ASN World Convention brings together over 800 scholars from around the world to examine and push forward research on issues of Nationalism, Ethnicity, Violence, Conflict, Economic Development and many other topics.

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ASN Members - established scholars, aspiring doctoral candidates, NGO practitioners, government officials and policy analysts - advance understanding and knowledge of ethnicity, ethnic conflict and nationalism broadly defined. Reserve or renew your membership today!

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About ASN

One of the oldest and most diverse academic associations of its kind, ASN is devoted to the promotion of knowledge and understanding of complex processes of societal transformation taking place in Central, Eastern, and Southeastern Europe, Russia, Ukraine, the Caucasus, and Eurasia.

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ASN’s flagship publication, Nationalities Papers, was founded in 1972 and is a unique resource for scholarly analyses on the history and contemporary developments of ASN’s areas of focus.

Ethnopolitics, a leading journal on nationalism and ethnic conflict also is affiliated with the Association for the Study of Nationalities.

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Latest News

ASN issues a statement regarding the Executive Order Restricting Travel

The Association for the Study of Nationalities (ASN) expresses deep concerns about the Executive Order #13769, "Protecting the Nation from Foreign Terrorist Entry Into the United States,” signed on January 27, 2017. The Executive Order temporarily suspends entry of citizens of seven countries to the United States, significantly limits the admission of refugees, and indefinitely suspends the entry of Syrian nationals as refugees.

ASN issues a statement of concern regarding DA-RT

The Association for the Study of Nationalities (ASN) raises concerns regarding the Data Access and ResearchTransperancy Initiative originating within the American Political Science Association (APSA). 

ASN issues a statement on Violations of Academic Freedom in Turkey

The Association for the Study of Nationalities (ASN) expresses a deep concern regarding the disciplinary measures (including dismissals), criminal prosecutions, and widespread intimidation of numerous scholars by the government and various academic institutions under governmental control in Turkey.

2016 Documentary Film Award

Oleg's Choice received the Film award at the 2016 ASN Film Festival. The Siege and All Things Ablaze were runner ups. 

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