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PhD projects

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

20062020

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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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Research Output

Pioneers of World Wide Web Fascism: The British Extreme Right and Web 1.0

Jackson, P., 12 Mar 2020, Digital Extremisms : Readings in Violence, Radicalisation and Extremism in the Online Space. Lee, B. & Littler, M. (eds.). 1 ed. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmilan, p. 13-36 24 p. (Palgrave Studies in Cybercrime and Cybersecurity).

Research output: Contribution to Book/ReportChapter

  • Transnational neo-Nazism in the USA, United Kingdom and Australia

    Jackson, P., 28 Feb 2020, Washington: George Washington University. 36 p.

    Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned Report

    Open Access
    File
  • Open Access
  • 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
  • The British extreme right, reciprocal radicalisation and the language of self-defence

    Jackson, P., 22 May 2018.

    Research output: Contribution to ConferencePaper

  • Activities

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

    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

    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

    Extreme Right Aware Training Course

    Paul Jackson (Organiser)

    20 Sep 2019

    Activity: Training ProgrammesOrganising a training programmeResearch

    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

    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

    Teaching on the Extreme Right

    Daniel Jones (Organiser), , Paul Jackson (Organiser), & Siobhan Hyland (Organiser)

    12 Apr 2018

    Activity: Participating in or organising a conference or workshopOrganising 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)