Reflecting on the Library’s ‘This Fascist Life’ exhibition, Dr Alex Sessa demonstrates how we should all be mindful of the fragile nature of democracy and the insidious natures of far-right movements, now more than ever.
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Hosted by the Library, the ‘Echoes of Fascism’ conference explored the various facets of the challenge and threat posed by radical right and neo-fascist movements today.
This hybrid academic conference will explore the Radical Right in the twenty-first century. Organised with the European Fascist Movements 1918-1941 project, the Centre for the Analysis of the Radical Right and HOPE not hate.
This virtual exhibition lecture will explore the rise and decline of fascism in Sweden and the Netherlands, explain their appeal to ordinary fascists in spite of unfavourable conditions and the mediocrity of the objects of their devotion.
Virtual Exhibition Talk: The Radicalising Impact of the Fascist Past: Emotive Memories of Nazism and Fascism in Contemporary Extreme Right Politics
As part of the Library’s ‘This Fascist Life’ exhibition event series, Professor Paul Jackson will explore how the extreme right today, in Britain and internationally, often takes a deep interest in the fascist past.
In this in-person talk, exhibition co-curators, Roland Clark and Tim Grady, will explore what people meant by fascism from a variety of countries, offering a new way of thinking about what fascism was in interwar Europe.
Dr Roland Clark writes about curating the Library’s new exhibition which explores the allure of radicalism.
Virtual Exhibition Talk: “The Mussolini of the North”: A Transnational Look at Finnish Interwar Fascism
In this virtual lecture, Professor Marja Jalava will follow the transnational turn within the broader field of fascist studies by focusing on the Lapua Movement and the Patriotic People’s Movement as Finnish manifestations of a European-wide, transnational mobilisation.
The Library is hosting a one-day conference exploring the position of the radical right around the world today.
In this lecture, Dr Chris Millington will explore the origins and consequences of the violence, including the various fascist movements in French politics.