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May 27 2014

BJP Victory: Leadership Cult or Institutional Change?

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By Dr Manali Desai, Lecturer in Sociology at the University of Cambridge.   The BJP’s resounding victory in the 2014 elections is undoubtedly the start of a new era in Indian politics. It will reverberate regionally within South Asia, as … Continue reading

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Apr 15 2014

The element of citizenship and the current political climate in Israel

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By Dr Lauren Banko, Senior Teaching Fellow, School of Oriental and African Studies, London.   The peace talks between the Israeli and Palestinian negotiators that started in the summer of 2013 under the auspices of US Secretary of State John … Continue reading

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Mar 31 2014

Nationalism in Russia and Europe: Workshop Summary

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By Ben Ryan, researcher for the religion and society think tank Theos.   A few weeks ago it is probably fair to say that the point of a workshop on Russian and East European nationalisms and identities would probably have … Continue reading

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