The problem with rallying around the (Ukrainian) flag

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This Provocation examines the nationalist discourse that has surrounded international reactions to the Russian invasion and war on Ukraine in 2022. It critiques the use of any kind of nationalism as a way to express solidarity because rallying around any flag is also the act of rallying around the Westphalian state system.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)252-256
Number of pages5
JournalSpace and Polity
Issue number2
StatePublished - 2023
Externally publishedYes


  • Nationalism
  • Russia-Ukraine war
  • state system

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Geography, Planning and Development
  • Political Science and International Relations


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