The Nature of the Minority Question in Northern Ireland: 100 Years of Ethnic Conflict

H-Nationalism is proud to publish here the seventh post of its “Minorities in Contemporary and Historical Perspectives” series, which looks at majority-minority relations from a multi-disciplinary and diachronic angle. Today’s contribution, by Brian Girvin (University of Glasgow), takes a look at a hundred years of majority-minority relations in Northern Ireland.

The “Majority Question” in Interwar Romania: Making Majorities from Minorities in a Heterogeneous State

H-Nationalism is proud to publish here the sixth post of its “Minorities in Contemporary and Historical Perspectives” series, which looks at majority-minority relations from a multi-disciplinary and diachronic angle. Today’s contribution, by R. Chris Davis (Lone Star College–Kingwood), examines the efforts of Romanian nation-builders to make Romanians during the interwar period.

Majority Nationalism and How it is Used (Shared from the Centre on Constitutional Change)

We share below the latest blog from the Centre on Constitutional Change arising out of the conference on Majority Nationalism in Plurinational States, which was held in February. Brian Girvin of the University of Glasgow questions the use of majority and nationalism in such cases.

Does the use of majority and minority mislead when addressing nationalism?

Majority Nationalism

The Centre on Constitutional Change at the University of Edinburgh hosted a conference on Majority Nationalism in Plurinational States in February. The purpose of the conference was to explore how majority nationalisms responded to challenges from other nationalities within the state and how the nature of state nationalism was configured by the majority. One outcome is the publication of a series of blogs by the participants providing reflections on their particular topic.

Two blogs have now been published and they are available below:

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