• 2015 World Convention

    2015 World Convention

    ASN's 21st Annual World Convention will take place on April 14-16, 2016. The convention is held in association with the Harriman Institute at Columbia University in New York City. To view the final program for the 2015 Annual World Convention, click 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

2015 Doctoral Student Award Winners

ASN distinguishes excellence in research of 7 promising PhD students.

2015 Rothschild’s Prize is Announced

Congratulations to Madeleine Reeves on winning the 2015 Rothschild's Prize for her "Border Work: Spatial Lives of the State in Rural Central Asia" (Cornell U Press, 2014)

17 Book Panels

The Convention hosts book panels on a wide range of topics. 

Exciting Film Lineup

ASN 2015 is proud to present 15 new documentaries (with 3 exclusive sneak previews).

ASN 2015 Final Program

The final program for ASN's 2015 Annual World Convention is ready to view! Please click here to view the program.

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