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Theory of NationalismSubir a Inicio


- CONVERSI, D. y KAUFMANN, E. “Ethnic and Nationalist Mobilization”. in GUELKE, A. y TOURNON, J. (eds.). The Study of Ethnicity and Politics: Recent Analytical Developments. Leverkusen: Verlag Barbara Budrich Publishers, 2012, 47-77.



CONVERSI, D. "Modernism and Nationalism", Journal of Political Ideologies, vol. 17, n. 1, pp. 13-34, 2012.

Ranked 3rd amongst the journal’s most read articles. The Oxford-based journal itself has been defined as ‘one of the leading political theory journals in the Anglophone world’.



- CONVERSI, D. “Ideology and Nationalism”. in CORDELL, K. y WOLFF, S. (eds.) Handbook of Ethnic Conflict. London: Routledge, 2010, 26-43.



- CONVERSI, D. “Globalization and Nationalism in Europe: Demolishing Walls and Building Boundaries”. in: KAROLEWSKI, I. P. y SUSZYCKI, A. M. (eds.). Multiplicity of Nationalism in Contemporary Europe. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield/ Lexington Books, 2009, 81-106.



- CONVERSI, D. “Dominant Ethnicities, Dominant Cultures and Cultural Resemblance”. in LECOURS, A. y NOOTENS, G. (eds.). Dominant Nationalism, Dominant Ethnicity. Identity, Federalism, and Democracy. Bruxelles: Peter I. Lang,  2009, 57-72.



- CONVERSI, D. “Art, Nationalism and War: Political Futurism in Italy (1909-1944)”,  Sociology Compass, 3 (2009): 1,  92– 117.



- CONVERSI, D. “Democracy, Nationalism and Culture: A Social Critique of Liberal Monoculturalism”, Sociology Compass, 2 (January 2008): 1, 156-182.



- CONVERSI, D. “We are all equals! Militarism, homogenization and ‘egalitarianism’ in nationalist state-building (1789-1945)”, Ethnic and Racial Studies, 31 (2008): 7, 1286-1314.



- CONVERSI, D. “Homogenisation, nationalism and war: Should we still read Ernest Gellner?”, Nations and Nationalism, 13 (2007): 3, 371-394.



- CONVERSI, D. “Germany and the recognition of Slovenia and Croatia”. in BLITZ, B. K. (ed.). War and Change in the Balkans. Nationalism, Conflict and Cooperation. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2006, 57-75.



- CONVERSI, D. “Mapping the field: Theories of nationalism and the ethnosymbolic approach”. in LEOUSSI, A. S. y GROSBY, S. (eds.). Nationalism and Ethnosymbolism: History, Culture and Ethnicity in the Formation of Nations. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2006, 15-30.



- CONVERSI, D. “Genocide, ethnic cleansing, and nationalism”. in DELANTY, G. y KUMAR, K. (eds.). Handbook of Nations and Nationalism. London: Sage Publications, 2006, 319-333.



- CONVERSI, D. “Can Nationalism Studies and Ethnic/Racial Studies be brought together?”, Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies (JEMS), 30 (July 2004): 4, 815–829.



- CONVERSI, D. “Il nuovo nazionalismo Bianco”, L'Indice, 12 (December 2002): 35.



- CONVERSI, D. (ed.) Ethnonationalism in the Contemporary World. London: Routledge, 2002.



- CONVERSI, D. “Ideological fragmentation, cultural nationalism and state violence: Euskadi and Catalonia (1939-1968)”, Canadian Review of Studies in Nationalism, 26 (1999): 1-2, 37-52.



- CONVERSI, D. “Ernest Gellner as Critic of Social Thought: Nationalism, Closed Systems and the Central European Tradition”, Nations and Nationalism, 5 (1999): 4, 565-576.



- CONVERSI, D. “Nationalism, boundaries and violence”, Millennium. Journal of International Studies, 28 (1999): 3, 553-584.



 - CONVERSI, D. “Cultural assimilation, oppositional politics and the state: Comparing Basque and Kurdish nationalism”, in Proceedings of the 1996 ISSEI Conference Memory, History and Critique: European Identity at the Millennium. Tel Aviv: International Society for the Study of European Ideas, November 1997.



- CONVERSI, D. “Boundary theories in the study of ethnic conflict”. in HÄYRYNEN, M. y LANDGRÉN, L. F. (eds.). The Dividing Line. Borders and Peripheries in the New Europe. Helsinki: University of Helsinki/The Renvall Institute, 1997.



- CONVERSI, D. “Reassessing theories of nationalism. Nationalism as boundary maintenance and creation”, Nationalism and Ethnic Politics, 1 (Spring 1995): 1, 73-85.



- CONVERSI, D. “Violence as an ethnic border. The consequences of a lack of distinctive elements in Croatian, Kurdish and Basque nationalism”. in BERAMENDI, J. G.; MÁIZ, R. y NÚÑEZ, X. M. (eds). Nationalism in Europe: Past and Present. Santiago de Compostela: Santiago de Compostela University Press, 1994, 1, 167-198.



- CONVERSI, D. “Language or Race? the choice of core values in the development of Catalan and Basque nationalisms”, Ethnic and Racial Studies, 13 (January 1990): 1, 50-70.



- CONVERSI, D. “Ethnic Nationalism, Immigration and Political Violence: Notes from the Basque Case”, Ethnic and Racial Studies, 12 (July 1989): 3, 401-407.





Globalization and genocideSubir a Inicio


CONVERSI, D. ‘Majoritarian democracy and globalization versus ethnic diversity?’, Democratization, vol. 19 (April 2012) no. 2, pp. 789-811.



CONVERSI, D. ‘Irresponsible radicalisation. Diasporas, globalisation and long-distance nationalism in the digital age’, Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies (JEMS), vol. 38,(2012)  no. 9, pp. 1357-1379. Special issue on ‘Migration and the Internet: Social networking and diasporas’ (edited by Ulf-Dietrich Reips and Pedro J. Oiarzabal)



- CONVERSI, D. “Cultural Homogenization, Ethnic Cleansing and Genocide”. in DENEMARK, R. A. (ed.). The International Studies Encyclopedia. Oxford/ Boston, MA: Wiley-Blackwell (ENMISA), 2010, 719-742.



- CONVERSI, D. “The limits of cultural globalisation?”, Journal of Critical Globalisation Studies, 3 (2010): 36-59.



- CONVERSI, D. “Globalization, ethnic conflict and nationalism”. in TURNER, B. (ed.). Handbook of Globalization Studies. London: Routledge/ Taylor & Francis, 2009, 346-366. 



- CONVERSI, D. “Post-communist societies between ethnicity and globalization”, Journal of Southern Europe & the Balkans, 3 (2001): 2, 193-196.





History and Political SociologySubir a Inicio


- CONVERSI, D. “Building bridges on the road to peace. Centralism, resistance and the Basque Revival”, Political Geography, 29 (2010): 8, 463-465.



- CONVERSI, D. “Homogeneity and conflict”, The Review of Politics, 72 (2010): 1–4, 337-340.



- CIRULLI, A. y CONVERSI, D. “Movimenti e conflitti etnoterritoriali: una introduzione”, Partecipazione e Conflitto, 2 (2010): 2, 5-14.



- CIRULLI, A. y CONVERSI, D. (co-editor) “Partecipazione e Conflitto”. Special issue on Movimenti e conflitti etnoterritoriali/ Ethno-territorial movements and conflicts, Milano: Franco Angeli, 2 (2010): 2.



- CONVERSI, D. “Asymmetrical federalism and consociational practice: Spain, Italy and beyond”. Paper presented at the 4th ECPR General Conference Pisa, Italy, 6-8 September 2007 (Section: Local and regional politics - Panel: Federalism and diversity). Url: http://www.essex.ac.uk/ecpr/events/generalconference/pisa/papers/pp1134.pdf 



- CONVERSI, D. “Asymmetry in quasi-federal and unitary states”, Ethnopolitics, 6 (March 2007): 1, 121–124.



- CONVERSI, D. “Demo-skepticism and genocide”, Political Studies Review, 4 (September 2006): 3, 247-262.



- CONVERSI, D. “Why do peace processes collapse? The Basque conflict and the three 'spoilers' perspective”. in NEWMAN, E. y RICHMOND, O. (eds.). Challenges to Peacebuilding: Managing Spoilers During Conflict Resolution. Tokyo: United Nations University Press, 2006, 173-200.



- CONVERSI, D. Els bascos, els catalans i Espanya Entre la modernitat i la violència. Lleida: Editorial Pages, January 2005.



- CONVERSI, D. “Ethnic conflict”. in MacIVER, D. (ed.). Political Issues in the World Today. Manchester: Manchester University Press (Politics Today Series), 2004, 48-63.



- CONVERSI, D. “Ethnoradicalism as a mirror image of state centralization: The Basque paradigm in Franco's Spain”. in DAFTARY, F. y TROEBST, F. (eds.). Radical Ethnic Movements in Contemporary Europe. Oxford: Berghahn, 2003, 57-70.



- CONVERSI, D. “The dissolution of Yugoslavia:  Secession by the Centre?”. in COAKLEY, J. (ed.). The Territorial Management of Ethnic Conflicts. London: Frank Cass, 2003, 264-292.



- CONVERSI, D. “Identita' e leadership durante la transizione democratica in Spagna: Tra Federalismo e Stato delle Autonomie”. in MONTANARI, A. y BURNS, T. R. (ed.). Identita' nazionali e Leadership in Europa. Napoli: Liguori, 2002.



 - CONVERSI, D. “Immigration and statelessness:  Political participation of immigrants and their descendants in Catalan and Basque mobilizations (1959-1978)", ECPR Working paper, Workshop n. 14 on  'Political Participation of Immigrants and their Descendants in Post-War Western Europe', Joint Session Turin, Italy, 22 - 27 March 2002 (published online on ECPR's website)



- CONVERSI, D. “Federalismo y su vuelta atrás: ¿Por qué se desintegró Yugoslavia?”. in CUCO, A.; ROMERO, J. y FARINÓS, J. (eds.). La organización territorial del Estado. València: Universitat de València,  2002, 159-172.



- CONVERSI, D. “The smooth transition: Spain's 1978 Constitution and the nationalities question”, National Identities, 4 (November 2002): 3, 223-244.



- CONVERSI, D. “Ernest Gellner i el multiculturalisme”, L'Espill, 7 (2001): 37-63.



- CONVERSI, D. “Ernest Gellner como crítico del pensamiento social”, Pasajes, 2 (2000): 85-94.



- CONVERSI, D. “Central Secession: Towards a new analytical concept? The case of former Yugoslavia”, Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies, 26 (April 2000): 2, 333-356.



- CONVERSI, D. La desintegració de Iugoslàvia. Barcelona/Catarroja: Editorial Afers- El Món de les Nacions, 2000.



- CONVERSI, D. “From centralist dictatorship to federal democracy: the case of Spain”. in GÖKSU ÖZDOGAN , G. y TOKAY, G. (eds.). Redefining the Nation, the State, and the Citizen. Istanbul: Eren/ MURCIR (Marmara University International Relations Research Center) Publications, 2000.



- CONVERSI, D. “Autonomous Communities and the ethnic settlement in Spain”. in GHAI, Y. (ed.). Autonomy and Ethnicity. Negotiating Competing Claims in Multi-Ethnic States. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2000, 122-144.



-CONVERSI, D. “Law and Nation: The rise of the juristes class and the rise of legal nationalism in Catalonia”, H-net, H-Urban, (http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=25850)



- CONVERSI, D. “The Spanish federalist tradition and the 1978 Constitution”, Telos, 112 (Summer 1998): 125-144.



- CONVERSI, D. The Basques, the Catalans, and Spain: Alternative Routes to Nationalist Mobilization. London: Hurst, 1997.



- CONVERSI, D. “The influence of culture on political choices: Language maintenance and its implications for the Basque and Catalan nationalist movements”, History of European Ideas, 16 (1993): 1-3, 189-200.



- CONVERSI, D. “Domino effect or internal developments? The influences of international events and political ideologies on Catalan and Basque nationalism”, West European Politics, 16 (July 1993): 3, 245-270.



- CONVERSI, D. “L' insegnamento in Catalogna: verso una società bilingue?”, La Riforma della Scuola, 1 (1988): 28-36.





International RelationsSubir a Inicio


-CONVERSI, D. “Post-September 11th Conflicts”. in YOUNG, N. (ed.). The Oxford International Encyclopedia of Peace. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2010.



- CONVERSI, D. “Reconsidering the breakup of Yugoslavia: The international relations of central secession”, Nationalities Papers, 35 (November 2007): 5, 961-967.



- CONVERSI, D. German-bashing and the Breakup of Yugoslavia. Seattle: University of Washington Press/ Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies ('The Donald W. Treadgol Papers in Russian, East European and Central Asian Studies', nº 16, May 1998.



- CONVERSI, D. “German shadows in the Balkan wilderness: International reactions to the recognition of Croatia and Slovenia”, Revija za Sociologiju, 29 (1998): 3-4, 141-166.



- CONVERSI, D. “Modelli comparativi nella gestione dei conflitti etnici in fase di transizione politica: I casi di Spagna ed ex-Yugoslavia”. in BERGNACH, L. y POCECCO, A. (eds.). L'affermazione della differenza come nuova mitologia ed il senso del dialogo. Gorizia: ISIG (Quaderni dell'Isig), 1998, 31-46.



- CONVERSI, D. “Les relacions anglo-sèrbies entre les dues guerres mundials”, L'Avenç, 226 (Juny 1998) : 6-12.



- CONVERSI, D. “Il modello federale della nuova Spagna”, Ares, 2 (Maggio 1998): 3-16.