The N.F. Board is a football association which was setup in December 2003. They represent “nations” including autonomous territories, dependencies, unrecognised states, minorities, stateless peoples etc. 72 more words
Etiquetes » Occitania
From guest blogger Tim Nau.
Separatism may have suffered a major set-back in Québec last week, but it’s alive and well in Europe.
The European Free Alliance currently lists 35 member-organizations, all of which are trying to achieve autonomy or out-and-out independence for regions now parts of larger nation-states. 242 more words
Las dos Europas
¿Qué pasa con Europa? Cuanto mejor parecía, estallan dos guerras mundiales, y en palabras de Madariaga, “cuando Ortega nos había convencido de imitar a Europa, la modelo se volvió loca”. 1.951 more words
11 Bedford Square, London, 22nd of March 2014, 10.00 – 18.00
A one-day workshop on the crusades and their texts, to include talks on lyric responses to the crusades in medieval France and Occitania, poetic sources in First Crusade texts, crusading warfare, chivalry and the enslavement of women and children, Outremer and redemptive suffering, and non-knightly participants in the crusades. 77 more words
The ‘Cathar’ religion reached its height of popularity and notoriety in southern France, parts of Germany and northern Italy between the 12th and 14th centuries. It was founded on a belief in two gods – God in Heaven and a God of the Earth. 597 more words