Monday, 14 January 2013

Teesside University's new centre to study rise in "anti-Islam far right"

University's new centre to study rise in anti-Islam far right

Peter Walker
Sunday 13 January 2013
... The Centre for Fascist, Anti-Fascist and Post-Fascist Studies at Teesside University will be formally launched later this month at an event marking National Holocaust Memorial Day. Beginning with two academics, Professor Nigel Copsey and Dr Matthew Feldman, the centre will specialise in both the history of far-right radicalism in this country and current trends and dangers. ...
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About Nigel Copsey

Professor Copsey’s field of expertise is historic and contemporary manifestations of fascism and anti-fascism.

He teaches modules on Italian Fascism, the Third Reich, Theories of Fascism, and British Fascism and Culture. He is Director of the Institute of Design, Culture and the Arts. ...

Teesside University is launching the first research unit in Britain dedicated to the study of the far right and its opposition.
The ground-breaking Centre for Fascist, Anti-Fascist and Post-Fascist Studies, part of the School of Arts & Media, will examine the historical development of far right politics and culture since its inception in the early twentieth century. ...