The Association for Studies in Ethnicity and Nationalism (ASEN) is please to announce the call for papers for the 22nd ASEN Annual Conference:

Nationalism, Ethnicity and Boundaries

The conference will take place from the 27-29th March, 2012 at the London School of Economics.

Confirmed keynote speakers include: Rogers Brubaker, Miguel Centeno, Mary Fulbrook, Richard Jenkins, Michele Lamont and Wendy Pullan. There will also be workshops with Jon Fox and Michael Banton.

Proposals are invited for papers focusing on the following themes:

Partition, succession and irredentism
The legality of boundaries and citizenship rules
Boundary surveillance and enforcement
Border controls, passports and identity documents
Territorial and non-territorial sub-national claims
Social and symbolic boundaries and everyday practices
Symbolic boundaries and identity formation
The mechanisms of boundary formation, transgression and change
Interactions between physical and symbolic boundaries

Abstracts should be submitted online no later than November 6, 2011. To submit your abstract, please follow this link <>

Successful submissions will be announced in December, 2011.

ASEN: The Association for the Study of Ethnicity and Nationalism
London School of Economics
Houghton Street,
London, WC2A 2AE
United Kingdom
T:     +44 (0)20 7955 6801
F:     +44 (0)20 7955 6218
W: <>

Please access the attached hyperlink for an important electronic communications disclaimer: