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The Conference Papers Series gathers the intellectual output of the academic conferences hosted by the Center for Basque Studies.

The Center for Basque Studies Press is the world’s primary English-language source for publishing on topics related to the Basques, the Basque Country, and Basque culture, history, politics, diaspora issues, and classic texts.

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The Center for Basque Studies furthers Basque-related study by conducting, facilitating, and disseminating original Basque-related research in the humanities and social sciences, in cooperation with appropriate academic departments at the University of Nevada, Reno, as well as at other American and foreign universities.

Further information about the Center and its activities is available at their website.

Recent Submissions

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    The Basque fiscal system contrasted to Nevada and Catalonia : in the time of major crises 

    Agirreazkuenaga, Joseba; Irujo, Xabier (Center for Basque Studies, 2016)
    The Basque Fiscal System Contrasted to Nevada and Catalonia seeks to analyze the Basque fiscal system in the context of the 2008 financial crisis. It also aimed to develop a comparative vision with the state of Nevada and ...
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    Language Rights and Cultural Diversity 

    Irujo, Xabier; Miglio, Viola; Urrutia, Iñigo; de Varennes, Fernand; Gerrand, Peter; Foucher, Pierre; Braen, André; Núñez Seixas, Xosé M.; Viri, Denis; Reyhner, Jon; Nevins, Eleanor (2013)
    This book treats the lack of official status of many of the world's languages, along with other cultural, political, and legal factors, that contribute to a worldwide loss of linguistic diversity and cultural richness.
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    Writers In Between Languages: Minority Languages in the Global Scene 

    Arcocha, Aurelia; Olaziregi, Mari Jose; Arregi Diaz de Heredia, Rikardo; Atxaga, Bernardo; Landa, Mariasun; Agur Meabe, Miren; Zaldua, Iban; Arruti, Nerea; Delgado, Elena; Fernández Cifuentes, Luis; Martín, Annabel; Pla, Xavier; Resina, Joan Ramon; Santana, Mario; Sosa-Velasco, Alfredo J.; Ugarte, Michael; Vilarós-Soler, Teresa M. (2009)
    Th book debates the consequences implied by linguistic extra-territorialization for many authors in a minority language, the realignment implied by the hegemony of English for all other literatures, and the options open ...
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    War, Exile, Justice, and Everyday Life, 1936-1946 

    Ott, Sandra; Irujo, Xabier; Anderson, Peter; López De Maturana, Virginia; Olaziregi, Mari Jose; Resina, Joan Ramon; Soo, Scott; Piketty, Guillaume; Bowles, Brett; De Pablo, Santiago; Mees, Ludger; Stuart Bergerson, Andrew; Stehle, Maria; Vinen, Richard; Fogg, Shannon L.; Fishman, Sarah (2011)
    This book focuses on the lives of ordinary people ensnared in world events of the 1930s and 1940s beyond their control such as the bombing of Gernika, Spanish Civil War exile, France’s sudden defeat and its occupation and more.
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    Opportunity Structures in Diaspora Relations: Comparisons in Contemporary Multilevel Politics of Diaspora and Transnational Identity 

    Butler, Kim D.; Canefe, Nergis; Cohen, Robin; Douglass, William A.; Laguerre, Michel S.; Safran, William; Sheffer, Gabriel; Tölölyan, Khachig; Totoricagüena, Gloria (2007)
    Treats the main characteristics and organizational structures of contemporary ethno-national diasporas.
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    Playing Fields: Power, Practice, and Passion in Sports 

    Vaczi, Mariann; Messner, Michael A.; Vertinksy, Patricia; Wells, Cassandra; Van Veen, Stephanie; González-Abrisketa, Olatz; MacClancy, Jeremy; Guilianotti, Richard; Parlebas, Pierre; During, Bertrand; Collard, Luc; Etxebeste Otegi, Joseba; Lavega, Pere; Armstrong, Gary; Vest, Emily; Wacquant, LoΪc J. D.; Davies, Richard O.; Urdangarin Liebaert, Clara; Brent, T. David; Hargreaves, Jennifer A. (2013)
    Reflections on games, sports, and motor practices and their interaction with global-local processes, inequality, gender relations, identity, representation, performance, and emotion.
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    Learning from the Bilbao Guggenheim 

    Guasch, Anna Maria; Zulaika, Joseba; MacCannell, Dean; Fraser, Andrea; Lippard, Lucy R.; Azua, Jon; Viar, Javier; Haacke, Hans; Muntadas; Guilbaut, Serge; Moxey, Keith; Camara, Ery; Sekula, Allan; Gilbert-Rolfe, Jeremy; Welchman, John C.; Colomina, Beatriz (2005)
    This book focuses on the “Guggenheim effect” five years after the opening of the Guggenheim Bilbao Museum, and reflects on the iconic location's influence on art, architecture, museums, and urban renewal.
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    Beyond Guernica and the Guggenheim: Art and Politics from a Comparative Perspective 

    Heinich, Nathalie; Arpal Poblador, J.; Arana, Juan; Moya Valgañon, Adelina; Badiola, Txomin; Manterola, Ismael; Bray, Zoe; Van Hoesen, Brett M.; Dossin, Catherine; Arriola, Aimar; Vieites, Azucena; Selz, Peter; Golvano, Fernando; Holo, Selma; Arakistain, Xabier; Noyes Platt, Susan (2015)
    This book looks at how art and politics relate with each other from a variety of theoretical and practical viewpoints, including how artists may be intentionally engaged with politics, curation as yet another aspect of the ...
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    Voicing the Moment: Improvised Oral Poetry and Basque Tradition 

    Zulaika, Joseba; Armistead, Samuel G.; Zavala, Antonio; Trapero, Maximiano; Foley, John Miles; Zemke, John; Fernandez, James W.; Christian Jr., William A.; Monroe, James T.; Ráfols, Wilfredo De; Aulestia, Gorka; Fernandez De Larrinoa, Kepa; Mallea-Olaetxe, Joxe; White, Linda; Garzia, Joxerra; Sarasua, Jon; Egaña, Andoni; Katz, Israel J. (2005)
    Chapters treat various improvised poetry including especially Basque bertsolaritza, including poetic art and techniques.
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    Empire & Terror: Nationalism/Postnationalism in the New Millennium 

    Connor, Walker; Kearney, Richard; Dworkin, Dennis; Massad, Joseph; Rubert de Ventós, Xavier; Berverly, John; Lluch, Ernest; Laclau, Ernesto; Zulaika, Joseba; Douglass, William A.,; Ibarra Güell, Pedro; Aretxaga, Begoña; Pérez-Agote, Alfonso; Zizek, Slavoj; Hables Gray, Chris; Gabilondo, Joseba (2004)
    Chapters treat nationalism, globalization, and terrorism debates, including debates on stateless nations, particularism/universalism, and radical democracy.
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    Knowledge Communities 

    Echeverría, Javier; Alonso, Andoni; Oiarzabal, Pedro J.; Echeverría, Javier; Gallastegui, Mari Carmen; Galarraga, Ibon; Unceta, Alfonso; Masa, Marcelino; Gurrutxaga, Ander; Luna, Álvaro; Mitcham, Carl; Rodríguez, Natxo; Kelty, Christopher; Lafuente, Antonio; Alonso, Andoni; Selz, Peter; Guasch, Anna María; Zulaika, Joseba; Haythornthwaite, Caroline (2011)
    This book studies “communities of knowledge,” a concept that goes beyond the notion of communities of practice to analyze the structure of the emergent knowledge societies.