The Transnational Extreme-Right: the History of Extreme-Right Transnationalism

The Transnational Extreme-Right: the History of Extreme-Right Transnationalism

The event starts at 7am PDT, 10am EDT, 3pm BST, 4pm CEST.

Speakers:

Bàrbara Molas, York University (Toronto): Transnational Francoism: The British and The Canadian Friends of National Spain (1930s-1950s)

Dr Paul Jackson, University of Northampton: Transnational neo-Nazism in the 1960s: The World Union of National Socialists

Dr Graham Macklin, C-REX, University of Oslo: The Americanisation of Britain’s extreme right

Bàrbara Molas is a PhD candidate in History at York University, and a Steering Group member at the Centre for Analysis of the Radical Right. With a focus on Canada, she has published on the history of transnational far-right thought, and on far-right responses to Covid-19. At York University, she will soon defend a study of far-right understandings of multiculturalism in Canada between the 1930s and the 1960s.

Paul Jackson is an Associate Professor of History at the University of Northampton where he specialises in the history of fascism and the extreme right, especially in Britain after 1945. He is also the curator of the Searchlight Archive at the University, one of the United Kingdom’s largest collections of material related to the recent history of extreme right groups. He is editor of Bloomsbury’s book series A Modern History of Politics and Violence, Reviews Editor for Fascism: Journal of Comparative Fascism Studies, and his most recent book is Colin Jordan and Britain’s Neo-Nazi Movement: Hitler’s Echo (2017). He has written for The Guardian and The Huffington Post, and appeared most recently on the Radio 4 series Britain’s Fascist Thread.

Graham Macklin is Assistant Professor/Postdoctoral Fellow at the Center for Research on Extremism (C-REX) at the University of Oslo, Norway. He has published extensively on far right politics, transnational networks, violence and terrorism in the United Kingdom and the United States in both the inter-war and post-war periods including, most recently, Failed Führers: A History of Britain’s Extreme Right (2020) and, as co-editor, Researching the Far Right: Theory, Method & Practice (2020). Macklin co-edits the academic journals Patterns of Prejudice, Fascism and the Routledge Studies in Fascism and the Far Right book series.

In association with CREST Research.

The panel discussion will be chaired by Dr Tim Wilson, University of St Andrews.

Email tsadmin@st-andrews.ac.uk to book a space.

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