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13th Annual ASN World Convention

Nation, Identity, Conflict, and the State

Date: 16-16 April 2014
Location: Columbia University, NY

Key documents


Book panels

  • Le nom des langues II
  • The Ghost of Freedom
  • The Crimea Question
  • Le Laboratoire Imperial

This year's featured books include:

  • Ben Kiernan's Blood and Soil : A World History of Genocide and Extermination from Sparta to Darfur (Yale University Press, 2007)
  • Anthony Oberschall's Conflict and Peace Building in Divided Societies (Routledge, 2007)
  • Omer Bartov's Erased : Vanishing Traces of Jewish Life in Present-Day Galicia (Princeton University Press, 2007)
  • Pieter Judson's Guardians of the Nation : Activists on the Language Frontiers of Imperial Austria (Harvard University Press, 2007)
  • Addeb Khalid's Islam After Communism : Religion and Politics in Central Asia (University of California Press, 2007)
  • Juliette Cadiot's Le Laboratoire Imperial (CNRS, 2007)
  • E. Adamou (ed.)'s Le nom des langues II : Le patrimoine plurilingue de la Grèce (Peeters, 2008)
  • Will Kymlicka's Multicultural Odysseys (Oxford University Press, 2007)
  • Jacques Semelin's Purify and Destroy : The Political Uses of Massacre and Genocide (Columbia University Press, 2007)
  • Gwendolyn Sasse's The Crimea Question : Identity, Transition, and Conflict (Harvard University Press, 2007)
  • Charles King's The Ghost of Freedom : A History of the Caucasus (Oxford University Press, 2008)
  • Jessica Allina-Pisano's The Post-Soviet Potemkin Village (Cambridge University Press, 2007)

Film presentations

  • Music Partisans
  • A Country Here, A Country There
  • Around Mostar, The Bridge and Bruce Lee
  • Color me free

This year's featured films include:

  • Monica Heintz and Alin Rus's A Country Here, A Country There
  • Sanja Puljar and Vanni D'Alessio's Around Mostar, The Bridge and Bruce Lee
  • Areta Lloyd's Color me free
  • Federico Ferrone, Michele Manzolini and Francesco Ragazzi's Merica
  • Michael Christoffersen's Milosevic on Trial
  • Miroslaw Dembinski's Music Partisans
  • Bill Guttentag's Nanking
  • Martin Mevius's Tainted Revolution: Anti-semitism and the Hungarian
  • Dimitri Kitsikoudis's The More You Speak, The More You Cry
  • Paul Mazursky's Yippee

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