Michel Krielaars* will be the speaker of the next NISE Lecture “Everything for the motherland. Russian nationalism as a means to stay in power”. Mr. Krielaars will survey Putin’s nationalist policy since the beginning of his rule in 2000 until today.
The lecture will take place on Thursday 3 November at 18h, at the prestigious Nottebohm room of the Hendrik Conscience Library, in Antwerp.
The lecture, in English, is open to the public but registration is needed. Please register by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org before Monday 30th of October.
After the lecture a reception will be offered.
*Michel Krielaars is a historian with a specialization in Slavic Studies and Russian history, a prominent journalist and chief editor of the “Books” section of the Dutch daily NRC Handelsblad.
Volume 9 of Studies on National Movements (SNM), NISE’s peer reviewed online scientific journal, includes new articles developed in the framework of the online conference National forgetting and memory: the destruction of ‘national’ monuments from a comparative perspectivein March 2021, as well as the usual chapters devoted to SoN (The State of Nationalism), archival institutes and book reviews.
NISE is pleased to announce that after a careful selection and screening procedure a successor has been found for Hanno Brand as Administrator.
NISE’s new Administrator will be Kas Swerts who’s got excellent qualifications for the responsibilities that this position entails, and has already proven both an enthusiastic commitment and aptitude in the past years, during which Kas has been doing sterling work for NISE.
Kas follows in the footsteps of august predecessors (Luc Boeva and Hanno Brand) and will be a worthy successor to them.
SoN, the comprehensive, online and open source guide for the study of nationalism, encourages contributions from both early career and established researchers on key themes in the study of nationalism (with a focus on concepts rather than on particular national movements).
1000 Euro for the best PhD Thesis on nationalism or national movements in Europe.
The NISE Award is an international scientific honor given to authors of thesis’ that contribute to a deeper historical understanding of nationalism and nationalist movements in Europe from the XVIII century onwards.
The first NISE Awards will be awarded in November 2023 to the best PhD Thesis.
NISE member CRBC, in partnership with CIRDOC, has recently launched ADELE, a network of archivists and librarians working on regional languages in France. HERE (in FR only) further details about the points that will be discussed by the network.
NISE members are strongly encouraged to participate in the project development. If you are interested please send an email to email@example.com or subscribe to ADELE’s newsletter HERE