SEPADPOD with John Nagle

18th Aug 2019 by Simon Mabon

On this episode Simon speaks with John Nagle, Reader in Sociology at Aberdeen University and soon to be Chair in Sociology at Queen's University, Belfast. John is the author of a number of articles relating to divided societies, power sharing, and the contestation of sectarian identities, focussing on Beirut and Belfast. On this episode, Simon and John talk about using Anthropology to study divided societies, divisions in Belfast, divisions in Beirut, and the way in which sectarian identities are contested in both contexts. With a detailed discussion of the importance of agency and de-sectarianization, this is an important listen!

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