Who are we?
What is nation?
Is “nation” a fixed notion?
- A country that people with shared tradition, cultures, rules, history and languages
- Biology, borders, belongings, place, government, systems, economic, politic, GDP
Is your nationality permanent?
- No. We can have another nationality after a period of permanent residency in other country.
- Some HK residents are Chinese national holding a valid HK permanent ID card and a BNO passport.
Is there a difference between nation, nationality and nationalism?
- Nation: a country, a group of independent people
- Nationality: citizenship, labeling, the country where we were born
- Nationalism: love of country, pride you feel about the country
- The politics of difference
- The history of différance – meaning created by difference and by deferral
- As part of an assemblage