• 2019 World Convention

    2019 World Convention

    The ASN 24th World Convention will take place on May 2-4, 2019 at the Harriman Institute, Columbia University. A call for papers and information about proposal submission 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

2018 Rothschild Prize Winner is Announced

Evgeny Finkel, "Ordinary Jews: Choice and Survival during the Holocaust" (Princeton U Press, 2017) wins the Rothschild Prize. The full text of the announcement is available here.

2018 Huttenbach Award Winner is Announced

Dana M. Landau (Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, Switzerland) wins the 2018 Huttenbach Prize for the best article published in the Nationalities Papers in 2017. The full text of the announcement is available here.

2018 Doctoral Student Awards are Announced

The ASN Program Committee is proud to recognize excellence in graduate research of 7 young scholars. More information is available here and here.

2018 ASN European Conference Announcement

The University of Graz, in cooperation with the Association for the Study of Nationalities (ASN), is pleased to announce the joint conference, "Nationalism in Times of Uncertainty" which will be held from 4 to 6 July, 2018 in Graz, Austria. Call for Papers and application instructions are available here. Application deadline is January 31, 2018.

Beware of Email Invitations to Submit ASN papers

Since the 2017 ASN Convention, many participants have received emails inviting them to submit their ASN Convention papers to a journal for publication. Please be aware that such emails were sent without the approval or knowledge of the ASN. There is a large international industry of essentially fake journals that charge authors fees for “publishing” their papers online.  Authors should only submit manuscripts to journals that have a reputable publisher and editorial board. (Read more)

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