22nd Annual World Convention of the Association for the Study of Nationalities (ASN)

Thursday, May 4, 2017 to Saturday, May 6, 2017
International Affairs Building (420 W 118th St.)

The Harriman Institute hosts the 22nd Annual ASN World Convention.

REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. Click here to register. 

ASN’s Annual World Convention is as international as ever with 700+ panelists from 52 countries. The program will feature in excess of 160 panels, including the screening of more than a dozen new documentaries.

The Convention offers an exceptionally strong lineup of panels on all regions of the former Communist world and Eurasia: Central Europe (22 panels), Russia (22), Balkans (19), Ukraine (17), Central Asia/China (13), Turkey/Greece (12), and the Caucasus (10). Our thematic sections – Nationalism Studies (20 panels) and Migration (10) – are also on the rise.

A record 23 book panels will be featured, including the latest from Tim Snyder (On Tyranny), Marci Shore (The Ukrainian Night), Josh Tucker & Grigo Pop-Eleches (Communism’s Shadow), Lawrence Douglas (The Right Wrong Man), Max Bergholz (Violence as a Generative Force), Alex Cooley (Dictators without Borders) and Bob Legvold (Return to Cold War). The full list appears at https://www.asnconvention.com/book-panels.

There will be special roundtables on “The Deepening of Authoritarianism in Turkey,” "The Contribution of Walker Connor to the Study of Nationalism,” and “The Trump Election and its Consequences for the Balkans,” as well as workshops on “How to Get an Article Published” and How to Prepare Proposals for Fellowships, Seed Grants and Post-Docs.

The opening reception will be held on the 15th Floor of Columbia University’s International Affairs Building, (420 W. 118th St.), New York on Thursday, May 4th at 7:30 PM. The closing reception will be in the same location — on Saturday, May 6th at 5:30 PM. The ASN Harriman Book Prize, the Best Doctoral Students Papers Awards and Film Festival Award will be featured in a special ceremony on the Saturday (time to be announced).