Nationalism & Ethnicity
Working group on ethnicity and nationalism
Rogers Brubaker and David Laitin, conveners
Preliminary Agenda for first meeting, Jan. 12-13, 2001
Out-of-town guests arrive Friday afternoon; reservations have been made at Tiverton House (confirmation numbers and coordinates of Tiverton House have been sent to those staying there).
Friday, Jan. 12
6pm: dinner in Westwood, restaurant TBA (will be within walking distance of Tiverton House)
Saturday, Jan. 13: Hershey Hall 1648.
Hershey Hall is a 10 minute walk from Tiverton House. Tiverton House is No. 115 (section F), Hershey Hall is No. 58 (section E) on the UCLA campus map that is available on line at http://www.ucla.edu/map/
8:30 am: breakfast
9am: Welcome and introductions
9:15-11:45 Morning session
Discussion paper (to be circulated by e-mail): Rogers Brubaker, "Beyond 'Groupism'"
Max Weber, Economy and Society, pp. 40-43, 341-348, 385-398, 922-926
Frederick Barth, Introduction to Ethnic Groups and Boundaries
Charles Tilly, From Mobilization to Revolution, pp. 59-79
Richard Jenkins, "Rethinking ethnicity: identity, categorization and power"
Initial presentations (10-15 minutes each): Mara Loveman, David Laitin
2-4:30 Afternoon session
Discussion paper (to be circulated by e-mail): James Fearon and David Laitin, "The ordinary language approach to specifying what is an ethnic group"
Background readings (to be mailed out):
Michael Hechter, Principles of Group Solidarity, pp. 8-12, 15-19, 30-58
Karl Deutsch, Nationalism and Social Communication, pp. 15-44, 60-101, 130-6
Donald Horowitz, Ethnic Groups in Conflict, pp. 3-12, 41-83
Initial presentations (10-15 minutes each): Richard McElreath, Roger Waldinger
4:30-4:45 Arrangements for second meeting
Roster of participants (2000-2001)
Emanuel Schegloff (Feb. 2-3)
Administrative support (accommodation arrangements, reimbursements, etc.)
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