4 insightful publications on independentism and State building

IPEV members have gained international recognition for their work on contemporary forms of violence. This infographics lists 4 major publications from the members of the Working Group “Independentism, separatism, irredentism and State building” on this specific topic.



1) Bakawan, Adel. “L’échec du nationalisme kurde : fragmentation, partisanisation, milicisation”, Confluences Méditerranée, vol. 100, no. 1, 2017, pp. 89-100.

2) Racine, Jean-Luc. “Secessionism in Independent India: Failed Attempts, Irredentism and Accommodation”, Secessionism and separatisms in Europe and Asia, London, New York, Routledge, 2017

3) Bach, Jean-Nicholas. “EPRDF’s Nation-Building: Tinkering Convictions and Pragmatism”, Cadernos de Estudios Africanos, 27, 2014

4) Blanc, Pierre. L’invention tragique du Moyen-Orient, Autrement, 2017