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Daniele Conversi

University of the Basque Country

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Daniele Conversi is Research Professor at the Ikerbasque Foundation for Science and the University of the Basque Country (EHU/UPV), Bilbao, Euskadi (Spain). He received his PhD at the London School of Economics and worked in various institutions, including Cornell University, Syracuse University and the Central European University.

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Focus areas of expertise

Climate policy and politics

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Articles and Chapters

(2024) ‘Eco-fascism: an oxymoron? Far-right nationalism, history, and the climate emergency’, Frontiers in Human Dynamics, 6.

(2023) ‘Nationalism and Climate Change’, Studies on National Movements 11 (2023), 204-229

(2023) ‘Editorial: Beyond the frontiers of political science: is good governance possible in cataclysmic times?’, Frontiers in Political Science, 5 (with Lorenzo Posocco and Iarfhlaith Watson) Vol 5 – 2023

(2023) ‘From climate change denial to war-mongering nationalism’ (with Claudia Hassan and Lorenzo Posocco), Culture of Sustainability, vol 15, n 31, pp. 99-112.

(2023) ‘Citizenship and nationhood: From Antiquity to Gaia citizenship’, in Aviel Roshwald, Matthew D’ Auria and Cathie Carmichael (eds) Cambridge History of Nationhood and Nationalism. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2023, Vol. II, pp. 485-502

(2022). ‘Gellner in the Anthropocene: Modernity, Nationalism and Climate Change’. In P. Skalník (eds) Ernest Gellner’s Legacy and Social Theory Today. Cham: Springer International, 155-184.

(2022) ‘Economic nationalism in the Anthropocene’, in Andreas Pickel (ed.), The Handbook on Economic Nationalism. Cheltenham, UK/ Northampton, MA: Edward Elgar, 2022, pp 29-44 (ch. 3)

(2022) Which Nationalism for the Anthropocene? A Comparative Study of Exemplary Green Nation-States. Frontiers in Political Science 4: DOI: 10.3389/fpos.2022.857597 (with Lorenzo Posocco).

(2021) ‘Exemplary Ethical Communities. A New Concept for a Livable Anthropocene’, Sustainability, 13, 10, pp. 5582.

(2021) Green nationalism. Climate action and environmentalism in left nationalist parties, Environmental Politics, Vol 30, Issue 7, pp. 1089-1110 (with Mark Hau)

(2021) ‘Geoethics vs. Geopolitics. Shoring up the nation in the Anthropocene cul-de-sac’, in Martin Bohle and Eduardo Marone (ed.) Geo-societal Narratives Contextualising Geosciences. Palgrave-Springer, 2021, pp 135-152

(2020) ‘The ultimate challenge: Nationalism and climate change’, Nationalities Papers, 2020, 48, 4, pp. 625-636


Cambiamenti Climatici, Antropocene e Politica. Milano: Mondadori Università, 2022, pp. 176, ISBN 979-12-206-0067-5