Dr John Hutchinson

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Associate Professor (Reader) in Nationalism in Europe

Email: j.hutchinson1@lse.ac.uk 
Office: CON 3.02, Connaught House
Office Hours: On leave 2017/18
Tel: +44 (0)20 7955 6113  


John Hutchinson joined the LSE in 1999 having previously taught Griffith University, Brisbane for many years. He undertook an undergraduate History degree at the University of Edinburgh and a PhD in Sociology at the LSE. He has authored and edited several books in the field of Nationalism, including The Dynamics of Cultural Nationalism, Modern Nationalism and Nations as Zones of Conflict. He is currently Vice-President of the Association for the Study of Ethnicity and Nationalism and Deputy Editor of Nations and Nationalism. In addition, he sits on the advisory boards of the Institute for the Advancement of the Social Sciences, Boston University, and of the Study Platform on Interlocking Nationalisms, University of Amsterdam. He is currently completing a monograph on warfare and nationalism.

Research Interests

  • Theories of nationalism
  • Cultural nationalism
  • Warfare and nationalism.

Teaching Responsibilities

  • GV247: Theories and Problems of Nationalism
  • GV479: Nationalism
  • GV4C7: Warfare and National Identity

Recent Publications

Multiple health behaviours among mothers and partners in England: clustering, social patterning and intra-couple concordance
Graham, Hilary and Hutchinson, Jayne and Law, Catherine and Platt, Lucinda and Wardle, Heather (2016) Multiple health behaviours among mothers and partners in England: clustering, social patterning and intra-couple concordance. SSM - Population Health, 2. pp. 824-833. ISSN 2352-8273

Nationalism and war
Hutchinson, John (2017) Nationalism and war. . Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK. ISBN 9780198798453 (In Press)

Nationalism and identity
Hutchinson, John (2017) Nationalism and identity. In: Beeson, Mark and Bisley, Nick, (eds.) Issues in World Politics. Palgrave Macmillan, London, UK, pp. 126-140. ISBN 978113758899 (In Press)

Professor Anthony D. Smith: an obituary
Hutchinson, John (2016) Professor Anthony D. Smith: an obituary. Nations and Nationalism, 22 (4). pp. 621-624. ISSN 1354-5078

Cultural diversity and the resilience of nations
Hutchinson, John (2016) Cultural diversity and the resilience of nations. In: Böss, Michael, (ed.) Bringing Culture Back In: Human Security and Social Trust. Aarhus University Press, Aarhus, Denmark, pp. 272-285. ISBN 9788771247916

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