Weekend Reading 07/31/2020

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H-Nationalism’s Weekend Reading series highlights recent and thought-provoking reviews, blog posts, brief articles, and op-eds.  Have something to say about something you read?  Feel free to respond here or contact David Prior (prior@mail.h-net.msu.edu) and Justin Collier (collierjustin@gmail.com) about writing a blogpost. Follow us on Twitter @HNationalism.



Dear All,


Foreign Affairs has an op-ed arguing in favor of cooperation and against vaccine nationalism. Vox has an opinion article about the global risk of vaccine nationalism. Time magazine has an op-ed written by Ian Bremmer about what vaccine nationalism means for the coronavirus pandemic. The National Interest published a story about vaccine nationalism and governments trying to secure their own supplies of a vaccine. Science Magazine has an article about how vaccine nationalism threatens the global plan to distribute COVID-19 shots fairly. Reuters also has an analytical piece focusing on vaccine nationalism.  National Observer has an article on how Canada is being  praised for avoiding vaccine nationalism.

South China Morning Post has an article covering the delicate balancing act between nationalism and pragmatism that  Beijing is trying to walk  in it’s fraught relationship with the US. CNET has an article on how China used nationalism to hide coronavirus truth. The Guardian has a piece about rising nationalism in China. 

The Telegraph (paysite) has a story covering the removal of a WW1 memorial in England after charges that it represents "creeping nationalism."

The Baltimore Sun has an article about how an anti-China t-shirt faces backlash for promoting nationalism. 

American Metal Market has a piece covering how resource nationalism is a key risk for miners.




For the LSE Review of Books, Palden Gyal reviews David G. Atwill’s Islamic Shangri-La: Inter-Asian Relations and Lhasa’s Muslim Communities, 1600 to 1960 (2018, University of California Press), which investigates “the complexities and contradictions surrounding notions of identity, subjecthood and citizenship” among the Tibetan Muslims. 




Kit Man and Justin Collier