New Evolving Nationalism Research Briefs Series

EvoNat Research Brief No.1_Gillespie_thumbWe are pleased to launch a new series of Evolving Nationalism (EvoNat) Research Briefs, to be made available through this website ( The Research Briefs will examine a range of issues surrounding the rise in sovereignty-based demands among movements based in the stateless nations and regions of western Europe. They are aimed at government bodies, political parties, business, international organisations, media professionals, NGOs and think tanks.

The first two research briefs, authored by series editors Richard Gillespie and Caroline Gray (University of Liverpool), are now available here:

No. 1 (Richard Gillespie): Pro-European nationalist parties and EU negativity: The place of Europe in Basque and Catalan sovereignty politics

No. 2 (Caroline Gray): The EU and substate fiscal autonomy, obstacle or opportunity? Lessons from the Basque region of Spain

Further contributions to the series by invited authors on a range of nations and regions will be published in the coming months.