Tagged with fascism

Think Global, Hate Local: Britain’s Far-Right in Focus

Conference Report: By Daniel Jones, and Thomas Malby, graduating students from The University of Northampton. On 15 April 2011 at the University of Northampton, the Radicalism and New Media Research Group hosted a daylong conference entitled Think Global, Hate Local: Britain’s Far-Right in Focus. This event brought together academics, activists and professionals in a unique … Continue reading

Virtual Conference Report: Day One (19 Oct, 2009)

by Paula Bowles Welcome to the first day of the 2009 Compass Interdisciplinary Virtual Conference. Regenia Gagnier (University of Exeter) opened the conference by asking: ‘Why Interdisciplinarity?’ As part of her introductory remarks, Professor Gagnier discusses the definitions of Interdisciplinarity, as well as outlining some of the benefits of interdisciplinary research and praxis. Roger Griffin’s … Continue reading

NEWS: A Summer of Hate?

When we look back upon the summer of 2009, it is likely we will remember the poor weather, the continuing recession and the political expenses row. However, this summer has also been marked by demonstrations: the G20, Climate Camps, as well as many others. Arguably, the one which gained the most impassioned media attention involved … Continue reading

COMMENT: The Rhetoric of Right Wing Extremism Today

(Cross-posted in The Philosopher’s Eye) ‘Speaking with Forked Tongues: The Rhetoric of Right Wing Extremism Today’ – International Symposium Held at the University of Northampton Reads Between the Lines by Christian Egners On the 26th of June 2009 a one-day international symposium on the language of far-right movements was held at the University of Northampton. … Continue reading