Nationalism and the Return of Geopolitics

Hosted by the Conflict Justice and Peace Platform

In-person and online public event (Auditorium, Centre Building)


Professor Lars-Erik Cederman

Professor Lars-Erik Cederman

Dr Anna Getmansky

Dr Anna Getmansky



Dr Denisa Kostovicova

Dr Denisa Kostovicova

Lars-Erik Cederman will address the link between nationalism and conflict in relation to the Ukraine war. 

Meet our speakers and chair

Lars-Erik Cederman is Professor of International Conflict Research at ETH Zurich. He is an expert on ethnic inequality and conflict, state formation and nationalism. He is the co-author of Power Sharing Securing Peace? (with Simon Hug and Julian Wucherpfennig).

Anna Getmansky (@anna_getmansky) is Associate Professor of International Relations in the Department of International Relations at LSE. The main focus of Dr Getmansky's research is understanding  the sources, management, and consequences of intrastate and interstate conflicts. In particular, she is interested in the relationship between domestic political institutions and conflict. 

Denisa Kostovicova is Associate Professor of Global Politics at LSE's European Institute, LSE & Co-chair of Conflict, Justice, and Peace. She is a scholar of post-conflict reconstruction with a particular interest in post-conflict justice processes. She is the author of Kosovo: The Politics of Identity and Space and Reconciliation by Stealth: How People Talk about War Crimes, and co-editor of a number edited volumes.

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