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Junblats & Arslans, Champions of Arabism!

On the benefits of etymology in the sociology of identity… Since the days of Kamal bek Junblat (1917-77) and Emir Magid Arslan (1908-83), it seems that the Lebanese Druze community is increasingly keen on demonstrating and asserting its Arab identity, … Continue reading

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Nationalism 101.

My offensive language towards the ideology of nationalism in previous posts deserves, I think, a short explanation. Sometimes, established ideas in academia radically differ from pervading beliefs. To begin with, I am of those who believe that nationalism is an … Continue reading

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