Nation Building as Identity-Based Conflict
Theoretical concepts: nation building, identity-based conflict, memories of conflict, threat, prejudice and discrimination
Case study: National delimitation project in Central Asia in the 1920s and 1930s
- How dynamics of identity-based conflict affect nation building process?
- How memories and practices of colonial power impact relationships between groups during post-colonial period?
- What are factors that lead to the rise of local nationalism during nation building project?