The Association for the Study of Ethnicity and Nationalism (ASEN) is holding its 16th Annual Conference, entitled “Nations and their Pasts: Representing the Past, Building the Future”, on Tuesday and Wednesday, March 28-29, 2006, at the London School of Economics.
The first day of the conference is dedicated to a general discussion of the topic by leading scholars in the field, while the second day offers opportunities for scholars to examine the significance of nation’s pasts in the context of the study of nationalism in a series of panel sessions. Suggested themes include:
* Constructing and Changing National Pasts
* Myths and Memories of the Nation
* New Nations and their Pasts
* National Pasts and War Memories
* Nations as National Heritage
* Present Representations of the National Past – Music, Art, Literature and Monuments
The 2006 Conference Committee is now calling for papers to be presented on Wednesday, March 29, 2006. Please see the conference website : www.lse.ac.uk/collections/ASEN/conference2006.htm
for more information and to submit your proposal.
The Committee will notify applicants by November 30, 2005.
Suggestions for panels and additional themes are also welcome. Papers submitted to the conference will be considered for publication in a special issue of Studies in Ethnicity and Nationalism (SEN).
The Association for the Study of Ethnicity and Nationalism
Department of Government • London School of Economics and Political Science
Houghton Street • London WC2 2AE • United Kingdom
Tel : +44 (0)20 7955 6801 • Fax : +44 (0)20 7955 6218 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Visit the website at http://www.lse.ac.uk/collections/asen
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