Bruno Schoch

was Research Officer at the Hessian Foundation for Peace and Conflict Research in Frankfurt am Main (1978-2013). His areas of expertise include nationalism, democratization and national conflicts in Europe.


A sense of community

Or, in defence of the citizens' nation

A critical analysis of nations and nationalism is as crucial now as it ever was, argues Bruno Schoch. But so long as it protects civil liberties and cultivates a constitutional patriotism, then a nation of free and equal citizens remains an ideal worth striving toward.