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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

20062019
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Biography

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.

Supervision

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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terrorism Social Sciences
neo-Nazism Social Sciences
radicalization Social Sciences
political violence Social Sciences
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violence Social Sciences
language Social Sciences
radicalism Social Sciences

Research Output 2006 2019

Dreaming of a National Socialist World: The World Union of National Socialists and the Tragic Vision of Transnational Neo-Nazism

Jackson, P., 8 Apr 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Fascism. p. 1-39 39 p.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticle

neo-Nazism
radicalism
bulletin
Jordan
magazine

The Murder of Jo Cox MP: A Case Study in Lone Actor Terrorism

Jackson, P., 30 Mar 2019, The New Authoritarianism: Vol. 2: A Risk Analysis of the European Alt-Right Phenomenon. Ibidem Press, p. 149 169 p.

Research output: Contribution to Book/ReportChapter

Conspiracy Theories and Neo-Nazism in the Cultic Milieu

Jackson, P. N., Dec 2018, Handbook of Conspiracy Theory and Contemporary Religion. Dyrendal, A., Robertson, D. & Asprem, E. (eds.). Leiden: Brill, p. 461 28 p. (Brill handbooks on contemporary religion; vol. 17).

Research output: Contribution to Book/ReportChapter

Open Access
File
Milieu
Neo-Nazism
Conspiracy Theory
Religion
Handbook
radicalism
mythology
terrorism
discourse
threat

The British extreme right, reciprocal radicalisation and the language of self-defence

Jackson, P., 22 May 2018.

Research output: Contribution to ConferencePaper

radicalization
self-defense
discourse
Muslim
language

The British extreme right: an overview

Jackson, P., 23 Feb 2018.

Research output: Contribution to ConferencePaper

Group

The World Union of National Socialists and the cultic milieu of transnational neo-Nazism

Jackson, P., 29 Apr 2018.

Research output: Contribution to ConferencePaper

neo-Nazism
Jordan
honor

Activities 2014 2019

  • 4 Participating in a conference or workshop
  • 1 Work as a legal advisor, or provide testimony or statements as an expert witness
  • 1 Organising a training programme
  • 1 Seminar

Extreme Right Aware Training Course

Paul Jackson (Organiser)
20 Sep 2019

Activity: Training ProgrammesOrganising a training programmeResearch

A Century of Radical Right Extremism

Paul Jackson (Participant)
15 May 201917 May 2019

Activity: Participating in or organising a conference or workshopParticipating in a conference or workshopResearch

Asia-Pacific Programme for Senior National Security Officers

Paul Jackson (Participant)
8 Apr 201912 Apr 2019

Activity: Participating in or organising a conference or workshopParticipating in a conference or workshopResearch

Modern British Studies Beyond Boundaries

Paul Jackson (Participant)
4 Jul 2019

Activity: Participating in or organising a conference or workshopParticipating in a conference or workshopResearch

File

Century of the Radical Right

Daniel Jones (Participant), Siobhan Hyland (Participant), Paul Jackson (Participant)
16 May 2019

Activity: Participating in or organising a conference or workshopParticipating in a conference or workshopResearch

Public history and the British extreme right

Paul Nicholas Jackson (Speaker)
7 Feb 2017

Activity: Academic Talks or PresentationsSeminarResearch

Expert Witness

Paul Nicholas Jackson (Advisor)
1 Jan 2014 → …

Activity: ConsultancyWork as a legal advisor, or provide testimony or statements as an expert witness

Impacts

Media Commentator on Far and Extreme Right Politics, Activism and Terrorism

Paul Jackson (Principal Investigator)

Impact: Cultural impacts, 16: Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions (UN SDG)

Thesis

Medmenham: Anglo-American Photographic Intelligence in the Second World War

Author: Stewart, P., Jul 2019

Supervisor: Beach, J. (Supervisor), Jackson, P. (Supervisor) & Hubbard-Hall, C. (External person) (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis