Reporter 462, 26 February 2001
back to Noticeboard
NATIONALISM AND THE LEFT
A conference organised by the Lipman-Miliband Trust for Socialist Education and Research, to be held at The University of Leeds on
Friday 20th/Saturday 21st April 2001.
FRIDAY 20 APRIL: NATIONALISM AND THE LEFT TODAY.
Registration 4.00-4.30 p.m.
4.30 p.m.-7.00 p.m., Lecture Room LG15, Michael Sadler Building (Arts Block), Leeds University, followed by drinks reception for all those attending the conference:
John Schwarzmantel, Leeds University: ‘Socialism and the Nation- the issues today’
Montserrat Guibernau, Open University: ‘The Left and Nationalism’
Alan McCombes, Scottish Socialist Party: ‘Imagine: A Socialist Vision for Scotland in the 21st Century’
SATURDAY 21 APRIL: NATIONAL IDENTITY AND ZONES OF CONFLICT.
10.00 a.m. to 5.00 p.m, Lecture Room LG15, Michael Sadler Building (Arts Block), Leeds University.
The Problem of National Identity:
Francis Mulhern, Middlesex University: ‘National Identity and National Culture’
The Conflict in the Middle East:
Oren Yiftachel, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev: ‘Ethnocracy, Intifada and the Israeli Left’
Musa Budeiri, Birzeit University: ‘What is Left: Nationalism and Political Movements in the Arab East’
Western Europe: Nationalism and the Right:
Max Silverman, Leeds University: ‘Citizenship and Nation in France’
Sylvia Hahn, Salzburg University: ‘Austria: The Challenge of Haider’
Stephen Howe, Ruskin College, Oxford: ‘After Britain: Ulster and the Discourse of National Identity’
Nationalism in the Post-Communist World:
Erika Harris, Leeds University: ‘The Nature of Post-Communist Nationalism’
Rudi Rizman, Ljubljana University: ‘The Causes of the Break up of Yugoslavia’
Barbara Tornquist-Plewa, Lund University: ‘Nationalism in Eastern and Central Europe and European Integration’
Cost of the conference: £10 (free for unwaged and members of The University of Leeds), includes reception on Friday and tea/coffee on both days.
For further information please contact John Schwarzmantel, POLIS, University of Leeds, Leeds LS2 9JT (0113) 233 4396, email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Or Susannah Lane, (0113) 230 2821 (or mobile 07967 11 60 24) or email: email@example.com .
THE LIPMAN-MILIBAND TRUST
Registered charity 267288
67 North Park Avenue
Leeds LS8 1HP
25 years of funding Socialist Education and Research.
[Main news stories | News in brief | Events | Notice board]
HTML by Karen Cooper