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15th Annual ASN World Convention

Nations and States: on the map and in the mind

Date: 16-17 April 2010
Location: Columbia University, NY

Key documents


Book panels

  • Targeting Civilians at War
  • Measuring Identity
  • Murder without Hatred
  • The Holocaust

This year's featured books include:

  • Holly Case's Between States : The Transylvanian Question and the European Idea during World War II (Stanford, 2009)
  • Peter Andreas's Blue Helmets and Black Markets : The Business of Survival in the Siege of Sarajevo (Cornell, 2008)
  • Lee Ann Fujii's Killing Neighbors : Webs of Violence in Rwanda (Cornell, 2009)
  • Yoshiko Herrera et al, ed.'s Measuring Identity : A Guide for Social Scientists (Cambridge, 2009)
  • Anton Weiss-Wendt's Murder without Hatred : Estonians and the Holocaust (Syracuse, 2009)
  • Edward Schatz, ed.'s Political Ethnography : What Immersion Contributes to the Study of Power (Chicago, 2009)
  • Alexander B. Downes's Targeting Civilians at War (Cornell, 2008)
  • Emma Gilligan's Terror in Chechnya (Princeton, 2009)
  • Vejas Liulevicius's The German Myth of the East : 1800 to the Present (Oxford, 2009)
  • David Crowe's The Holocaust : Roots, History, and Aftermath (Westview, 2008)
  • Serguei Oushakine's The Patriotism of Despair : Nation, War, and Loss in Russia (Cornell, 2009)
  • Jonathan Gumz's The Resurrection and Collapse of Empire in Habsburg Serbia, 1914-1918 (Cambridge, 2009)
  • Serhii Plokhy's Yalta : The Price of Peace (Viking, 2010)

Film presentations

  • The Holocaust by Bullets: The forgotten history
  • Militancy and Violence in West Africa
  • The English Surgeon
  • Komi-permyak Autumn

This year's featured films include:

  • Mamuka Kuparadze's Absence of Will
  • Indrek Jääts and Maido Selgmäe's Komi-permyak Autumn
  • Amy Grappell's Light from the East
  • Dodge Billingsley's Militancy and Violence in West Africa
  • Levon Kalntar's My Enemy, My Friend
  • Barbara Bird, Judy Maltz and Richie Sherman's No. 4 Street of our Lady
  • Jean-Pierre Roy and Roger Boire's Questions Nationales
  • Andrei Nekrasov, co-director Olga Konskaya's Russian Lessons
  • Geoffrey Smith's The English Surgeon
  • Romain Icard's The Holocaust by Bullets: The forgotten history
  • Arnold van Bruggen and co-director Eefje Blankevoort's The Russian War
  • Brankica Draškoviæ's Untold Stories

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