John Breuilly/ Cara Nine
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Recent years have seen numerous calls for independence: in Kosovo, South Sudan, Scotland, Catalonia, and in Eastern parts of Ukraine. Are all declarations of independence created equal, or are some more legitimate than others? What gives a territory the right to become an independent country, and under what conditions can a state prevent it from doing so?
Fellow, Department of Philosophy, Logic and Scientific Method, LSE & Fellow, Forum for Philosophy
Recorded on Tuesday 8 March 2016 at the LSE