A lecture on diaspora mobilization, and why some diasporas mobilize and some not.
Prof. Dr. Stephen Saideman holds the Paterson Chair in International Affairs at Carleton University’s Norman Paterson School of International Affairs. In addition to his books, The Ties That Divide: Ethnic Politics, Foreign Policy and International Conflict and For Kin or Country: Xenophobia, Nationalism and War (with R. William Ayres) and Intra-State Conflict, Governments and Security (with Marie-Joelle Zahar), he has published articles and book chapters on the international relations and comparative politics of nationalism, ethnic conflict and civil war. Prof. Saideman spent 2001-2002 on the U.S. Joint Staff working in the Strategic Planning and Policy Directorate as part of a Council on Foreign Relations International Affairs Fellowship. Saideman is now completing a book on NATO’s experience in Afghanistan while also continuing his work on the international relations of ethnic conflict by focusing on the dynamics of diasporas, published articles and book chapters on the international relations and comparative politics of nationalism, ethnic conflict and civil war.
Introduced by Durukan Kuzu
Watch the full lecture here (length: 45 minutes)