• 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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Membership

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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Publications

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 2015 Call for Papers

The ASN World Convention welcomes proposals on a wide range of topics related to nationalism, ethnicity, ethnic conflict and national identity in several regional sections: The Balkans; Central Europe, Russia, Ukraine, Eurasia, the Caucasus, and Turkey/Greece/Cyprus. Cross-regional sections on nationalism and migration/diasporas also are welcomed.

Individual paper and panel proposals are due by October 29th, 2014. Please see ASN's Call for Papers 2015 for more details.

UKL: Digest of Recent Events in Ukraine

The chair of Ukrainian Studies at Ottawa U presents a digest of commentaries on developments in Ukraine (PDF). 

Dmitry Gorenburg comments on MH17

Click here to read Dmitry's article on the Malaysia Airlines flight that was shot down over Ukraine.

April 26, 2014

The Convention Committee presents the Best Doctoral Student Papers Awards during the convention's closing reception.

April 24, 2014

The Convention Committee announces the winner of the Annual Rothschild’s Book Prize.

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