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Eirik Magnus Fuglestad

Eirik Magnus Fuglestad
Name
Eirik Magnus Fuglestad
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Sociology School of Social and Political Science University of Edinburgh
Address
Edinburgh UK
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Research Interests
Nationalism, State formation, Capitalism and its critics, power (domination, authority, legitimacy)
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http://www.sps.ed.ac.uk/gradschool/community_and_representation/research_student_profiles/sociology/eirik_magnus_fuglestad

PhD Title

Propertied communities; the realization of national sovereignty in the US and Norway

Doctoral research:

My research investigates in a comparative way the connection between the ideoloy of nationalism and the notion of private property rights as nationalism emerged in its modern form out of the general transition from feudalism to capitalism in the US and Norway.

 

Qualifications:

MSc Nationalism studies with distinction ( University of Edinburgh).

Bachelors degree in western history 500 Bc-2000 AD ( University of Stavanger).

 

Research groups:

Ethnicity, Nationalism, and National Identity Network ( ENNIN).

Conferences oragnized:

"Crossing Perspectives: Concepts and Methods in the Study of Nationalism", November 2011.

"identity, Nations and Nationalism in a Changing World" May, 2014.

 

Publications and conferences:

“Rupture as Empowerment in Dermot Bolger’s The Family on Paradise Pier.” Co-written with Eirka Meyers. Cross-currents: Postgraduate Conference in Irish and Scottish Studies. The University of Aberdeen April 2013.

"Propertied communities: the realization of national sovereignty in The US and Norway" 23rd annual ASEN conference - Nationalism and Revolution, April 2013

 

Teaching

Lecturing

Comparative perspectives in nationalism studies (MSC Nationalism studies):

 - "Property, Soverignty and the Transition from Agrarian to Industrial Nationalism in the US" February 2015.

Tutoring:

Sociology 1A September to December 2014

Sociology 1B January to March 2015

Supervisors:

Jonathan Hearn

James Kennedy