Understanding Narva & Identity Local Reflections from Narva’s Russian-Speakers

Since the restoration of Estonian independence, the Estonian nation-state has embarked on a process of nationalization and territorialization in which Russian-speakers and Estonia’s predominantly Russian-speaking northeast become “othered” in both geopolitical discourse and practice. Examples of such “othering” abound in critical geopolitical and areas studies scholarship. A prime example is Estonia’s citizenship policy, which is seen as highly restrictive. The policy has disproportionately affected Estonia’s largest minority population, politically marginalized Russian-speakers in Estonia, and fostered challenging diplomatic relations between Estonia and Russia.



New results of MIPEX

We are pleased to announce that the new results of MIPEX (2014-2020) will be published by the end of 2020. MIPEX 2020 will include 52 European and non-European countries: Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, EU28, India, Japan, Mexico, US and much more. Stay tuned!