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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2021) 41 (3): 332–339.
Published: 01 December 2021
...Laura Robson Abstract The post–World War I treaties of Versailles, Sèvres, and Lausanne collectively created two related frames for ongoing Allied control over unreliable territory: a system of “minority protection” in the new and fragile states of eastern Europe, and a neocolonial regime...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2021) 41 (3): 340–346.
Published: 01 December 2021
... of the future International Bill of Human Rights, aimed to replace the Minorities Treaties of the League of Nations in particular. Instead of promising as broad a set of protections as the League system attempted to do, the draft article would instead focus on the problem of discrimination. However, the draft...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2017) 37 (3): 624–630.
Published: 01 December 2017
...- bound minor- ity rights. Carole Fink has pinpointed the birth of this system to the Treaty of Berlin in 1878, when demands for the protection of Romania s Jewish 19. Fink, Defending the Rights of Others. 20. Evans, Religious Liberty. 21. Arendt, The Origins of Totalitarianism. 629Jared Manasek From...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2021) 41 (3): 319–324.
Published: 01 December 2021
... category of quasi-judicial regulation at both national and international levels, 15 as well as across a wide array of geographies and languages. The Peace Treaties of 1919 that ended World War I and the imposition of cultural national minority rights during the Paris Peace Conference forecast...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2021) 41 (3): 413–421.
Published: 01 December 2021
... is at the troubled heart of belonging in the modern nation-state. The double-pronged strategy of the international system forged by the Treaty of Versailles and implemented by the League of Nations crucially deployed these two at-once distinct and compounded meanings of minority. Treaty protections for groups within...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2021) 41 (3): 325–331.
Published: 01 December 2021
... “minority treaties” at the Paris Peace Conference (though those provisions proved far from ideal in their actual functioning). 22 Russia was exceptional in this regard. To be sure, like the other empires of western Eurasia, it was defeated in the war; and, like them, its ruling dynasty ended...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2021) 41 (3): 355–361.
Published: 01 December 2021
... at the intersection of colonialism and the institutionalization of political representation in colonial Algeria. Ghazal defines this process as self-minoritization to attribute a proactive role for, and more agency to, the colonized in claiming a “minority” identity and negotiating a special status within...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2020) 40 (3): 407–420.
Published: 01 December 2020
... the prime colonial designation for the system of treaties and alliances with minor sovereigns that, alongside territorial conquest and consolidation, facilitated British dominance in South Asia and beyond. However, indirect rule is a complex term that referred in colonial writings (and still...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2019) 39 (2): 249–263.
Published: 01 August 2019
... occupied Istanbul in the years prior to this treaty. The tension was most apparent in debates about the status of so-called minorities. The term minority was being established in the vernacular of international law at the time—in the peace treaties that concluded World War I, from Versailles in 1919...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2020) 40 (3): 468–473.
Published: 01 December 2020
... Liberty to Violence in the Late Ottoman Empire . Stanford, CA : Stanford University Press , 2014 . Ekmekçioğlu Lerna . “ Republic of Paradox: The League of Nations Minority Protection Regime and the New Turkey's Step-Citizens .” International Journal of Middle East Studies 46 , no. 4...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2020) 40 (3): 421–433.
Published: 01 December 2020
... the Raj's uncodified, plural, and ambiguous imperial regime of sovereignty. As a result, the nearly six hundred “princely” or Indian States had a highly consequential influence over the course of India's constitutional development. “These minor states—sovereign but subordinated,” writes Eric Beverley...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2015) 35 (2): 324–345.
Published: 01 August 2015
... nied by Yusuf Çetin, the deputy patriarch of the less informed by the actual treaties that struc- Planlama Teşkilatı, Milli Kültür Özel İhtisas Syriac Orthodox Christians of Turkey. A Swedish tured the law of minorities in Turkey than by Raporu...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2011) 31 (1): 172–182.
Published: 01 May 2011
..., it was in ethnic and religious minorities has been ad- the interest of one elite group to craft a nega- dressed in scholarship. The Treaty of Lausanne 173 tive image of the Ottoman past and in the in- that established the Turkish Republic also terest of other emergent groups, themselves in mandated...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2006) 26 (1): 121–133.
Published: 01 May 2006
... of being Turk as well as mem- se.19 However, in the Lausanne Treaty, the three bership in the Turkish nation. Despite strong major non-Muslim communities who were offi - determination for secularism, Islam served to cially recognized as minorities...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2002) 22 (1-2): 76–89.
Published: 01 August 2002
... ideology to It was the first to call for a test ban on nuclear testing in 1954, achieve the modern enterprise of nation-building (i.e., a uni- for a non-discriminatory treaty on non-proliferation in 1965, fied Sri Lankan state) has led the state to construct the iden- for a treaty on the non-use...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2020) 40 (3): 488–493.
Published: 01 December 2020
..., religious passions could be converted into real estate. From this history, two views of property had emerged: alienable property acquired by contract, or “moral duty” by settlers and colonizers; and inalienable property that belonged to communities by “tradition,” customary law, and/or treaty...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2021) 41 (3): 389–403.
Published: 01 December 2021
...Kelvin Ng Abstract In this article, Ng examines Tan Malaka's engagements with labor universalism and Muslim universality in his respective attempts to theorize the problematic of minority subjectivity vis-à-vis universal emancipation. Located at the periphery of global capitalism, Indonesia, though...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1998) 18 (1): 52–63.
Published: 01 May 1998
... in for complete renunciation, namely South Africa, and the Rashtriya Svayamsevak Sangh (RSS) and other Argentina and Brazil. The reasons for renunciation dif- minor affiliates - through its official spokespersons as fered from country to country but the end result was a well as through sympathetic...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2013) 33 (3): 295–309.
Published: 01 December 2013
...- the protection of the life and property of the local ized identity factor similar to citizenship. As for the Muslims, who by then had become a minority in Ottomans, the normalization of religious identities the hinterland but still maintained an impressive provided...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2007) 27 (2): 397–411.
Published: 01 August 2007
... historiographyoffi is this autonomy Although it theclearcovertis that Kurdistan. in (and often overt) interlocutor of rulers’ ofKurdish extendedperiod an consolidated that Ottomans the with century sixteenth early the in treaty moments,the critical ofone ofits interpretation the particular...