Workshop: War & Identity in the Balkans and the Middle East

9:30am - 5:30pm / Friday 20th April 2018
Type: Workshop / Category: Department / Series: Europe and the World Centre
  • Suitable for: Scholars interested in the relevant topic.
  • Admission: Admission is free. Please email mate.subasic@liverpool.ac.uk for further information on how to apply.
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Europe and the World Centre at the University of Liverpool, invites interested scholars to apply for one and a half day workshop which will take place at the University of Liverpool Campus on 19-20 April 2018.

How does war impact identity? If the construction of group identity is a process rather than a defined state, then war is the most dramatic catalyst. Both the Balkans and the Middle East have seen cycles of war in which previous episodes of ethnic, sectarian, or nationalist violence are unearthed and re-narrated. The workshop therefore invites participants to look at the narratives that emerge from war in the two regions and shape identity.