Plenary Presentation

By:
Prof. Tom Nairn
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Plenary Presentation


Keywords: Plenary Presentation
Presentation Type: Plenary Presentation in English
Paper: Democracy


Prof. Tom Nairn

Professor of Nationalism and Cultural Diversity, Globalism Research Institute, RMIT University, Melbourne
Australia

Tom Nairn, Professor of Nationalism and Cultural Diversity, Globalism Research Institute, RMIT University, Melbourne. Originally a philosopher from the post-war Logic & Metaphysics school at Edinburgh University, he later studied in France and Italy, where he turned into a Social Scientist. ‘The Break-up of Britain’ appeared in 1977 (new edition, Common Ground, Melbourne, and ‘Big Thinking’, Glasgow, 2003). His study of the British Monarchy, ‘The Enchanted Glass’ was published in 1988, and he returned to teach the ‘Nationalism Studies’ course at Edinburgh University Graduate School from 1995 to 1999. After the publication of Faces of Nationalism (Verso, 1998), he went to Australia in 2001, first to Monash University, and then to RMIT, in 2002.

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