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Dr Chris Allen

Email:  c.allen.2@bham.ac.uk Positions:  Associate Professor, Centre for Hate Studies, University of Leicester. Honorary Research Fellow, University of Birmingham. Alumnus, John Adams Society. Fellow, International Visiting Leadership Programme, USA. Fellow, Royal Society of Arts. Specialist research areas: Islamophobia; anti-Muslim racism; anti-Islam ideologies of the far-right; counter-jihadi groups and movements; ‘Islamification’ and the problematisation of Muslim communities;… Continue reading “Dr Chris Allen”

Dr Bharath Ganesh

Email: b.ganesh@rug.nl Twitter: @bganesh11 Positions: Assistant Professor of Media Studies, University of Groningen. Visiting Research Associate, Oxford Internet Institute, University of Oxford. Specialist research areas: Radical right digital politics in transnational perspective; social media; race and ethnicity; online hate speech and extremism; anti-Muslim hate and Islamophobia; responses to extremism and hate speech by government and… Continue reading “Dr Bharath Ganesh”

Escaping Ethnocentrism: The Radical Right in the Middle East and Africa

Until recently, radical right movements, which are often single-issue parties, were marginalized as a political group. Yet socio-economic conditions, especially those due to European Union expansion and mass immigration, provided radical right politicians the opportunity to increase both their visibility and popularity. Britain voting to leave the European Union in June 2016 and the power-sharing… Continue reading “Escaping Ethnocentrism: The Radical Right in the Middle East and Africa”

The Legacy of Italian Fascism: Not Coming to Terms with the Past

Italy’s myths about fascism are not just widespread, but dangerously wrong. Forlì is an ordinary kind of town, well off the tourist track, in the Emilia-Romagna region of northeast Italy. Its streets are quiet, and it boasts few of the architectural gems that characterize Italian cities. It is overshadowed by Ravenna to the south and… Continue reading “The Legacy of Italian Fascism: Not Coming to Terms with the Past”

What next for the UK Radical Right? Electoral Misfortune and the Rise of New Actors

2017 started as a terrible year for the UK radical right. With the leader of Britain First in prison and the far-right group UKIP tanking in the June 2017 General Election, the bluster that had put wind in the sails of Britain’s fringe political movement after the 2016 Brexit Referendum and American Presidential Election seemed… Continue reading “What next for the UK Radical Right? Electoral Misfortune and the Rise of New Actors”

Mr Daniel Jones

Email:  Daniel.Jones@Northampton.ac.uk Twitter: @Narson Positions:  Collections Officer, Searchlight Archive, University of Northampton. Doctoral candidate in Department of History, University of Northampton. Specialist research areas: Fascist ideology and methods with particular focus on the post-war period 1945 to the present; anti-Fascist movements with particular focus on the post-war period 1945 to the present; extremist publications; Holocaust… Continue reading “Mr Daniel Jones”

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Dr Mette Wiggen

Email: m.wiggen@leeds.ac.uk Position: Lecturer in Politics and International Studies, University of Leeds. Specialist research areas: Increase in inequality and support to the radical right in Scandinavia. She looks at Islamophobia and welfare chauvinism and how the mainstream left as well as the right have co-opted a radical right, and increasingly racist, language and strategies in… Continue reading “Dr Mette Wiggen”

Dr Paul Jackson

Email:  paul.jackson@northampton.ac.uk Position: Senior Lecturer in History, University of Northampton. Specialist research areas: Dr Jackson is a research specialist in the cultural dynamics of contemporary British, American and European extreme right groups; the history of the British fascism and the extreme right; the history of American neo-Nazi and white supremacist organisations; transnational forms of fascist… Continue reading “Dr Paul Jackson”