Prof Paul Jackson

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- History / current dynamics of British fascism and the far right - History and current dynamics of anti-fascism - History of political violence


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Dr Paul Jackson specializes 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, which is one of the UK’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, and his most recent book is Colin Jordan and Britain’s Neo-Nazi Movement: Hitler’s Echo (Bloomsbury, 2017).

His Twitter handle is @pnjackson101.


Anna Castriota; History

The Disintegration of the System: Far-Right Terrorism, Fascist Mysticism and Metapolitics.


Siobhan Hyland; History

Searchlight magazine's Anti-fascist campaign to uncover Second World War era war criminals living in Britain during the 1980s and 1990s.


Daniel Jones; History

British far right and anti-fascist media's construction of identity: Searchlight and Spearhead, 1964 - 1982.


Paul Stewart; History

Medmenham: Anglo-american photographic intelligence in the Second World War.

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