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News from Western Europe, Friday 31st May 2013

RESEARCH The journal of the Association for the Study of Modern Italy:  Special Issue: The cult of Mussolini in twentieth-century Italy The full journal can be accessed here.

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News from Western Europe, Wednesday 29th May 2013

EUROPE Audio – NPR: Violence In Europe Leaves People Fearful. ‘The brutal murder of a soldier in London, and riots in Sweden’s capital, Stockholm, have people feeling uneasy in surrounding European communities. To find out more, host Michel Martin talks with NPR’s Europe correspondent Phil Reeves, and Mehdi Hasan, political director of The Huffington Post United […]

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News from Western Europe, Monday 22nd April 2013

EUROPE Translated from French – Le Monde: In Europe, terrorism returns to the agenda. ‘After the outcome of the attack Boston , European counterterrorism officials and political authorities will deliver the first plane various issues such as control of the Internet, the fight against radicalization of young slip apparently well integrated to radical theories or the constitution of any file […]

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News from Western Europe, Monday 25th March 2013

EUROPE Event – ICSR: What Is the New Far Right? ICSR Conference and Report Launch. ‘At this major conference, experts, analysts and policymakers from across Europe discussed the evolving threat from a new breed of far right extremists, the so-called “Counter-Jihad” movement. The event also launched ICSR’s latest policy report, “A Neo-Nationalist Network: The English […]

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News from Western Europe, Friday 22nd March 2013

EUROPE Analysis – Policy Network: Democratic stress, the populist signal and extremist threat. ‘The rise of populism seen across Europe and the US is exposing old and hidden fault-lines in democratic systems. Mainstream parties seem powerless to respond to basic popular anxieties. Many appear blind to the reality that elite political projects have run their […]

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News from Western Europe, Monday 18th March 2013

EUROPE Deutsche Welle: Syrian arms embargo divides EU. ‘A proposal from France and Great Britain to supply weapons to Syrian rebels has split the European Union. If Paris and London go it alone, it could ruin the bloc’s chances of creating a unified foreign policy. This Friday (15.03.2013) marked the two-year anniversary of the uprising […]

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News from Western Europe, Wednesday 6th March 2013

EUROPE The Huffington Post: UAF Conference: Europe’s Anti-Fascists Warn Of Neo-Nazi Rise. ‘Britain must be part of a co-ordinated effort to help defeat far-right and neo-Nazi parties across Europe, like Greece’s Golden Dawn and Hungary’s Jobbik, European campaigners have said. Anti-racism activists from France and Greece addressed the Unite Against Fascism conference this weekend, warning […]

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News from Western Europe, Tuesday 19th February 2013

EUROPE Book Review – Foreign Affairs: Mapping the Extreme Right in Contemporary Europe edited by Andrea Mammone, Emmanuel Godin, and Brian Jenkins. ‘There has been much written about the extreme right in Europe in recent years. The contribution this book makes is its analysis of specific movements in several dozen Europeans countries. Although the academic prose style and […]

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News from Western Europe, Tuesday 12th February 2013

France France24: French gay marriage debate: a political star is born. ‘When French Justice Minister Christiane Taubira took to the podium before the National Assembly on January 29 to defend a bill that would allow same-sex couples to marry and adopt, she was known mainly as one of France’s few black politicians. When she stepped down, the once-marginalised […]

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News from Western Europe, Wednesday 6th February 2013

Europe  Open Democracy: The European radical left and the international economic crisis: opportunity wasted? ‘One of the least noticed consequences of this crisis has been the rise of European radical left parties (RLPs), i.e. those to the left of social democracy. The most dramatic example is of course Greece, where Syriza shot from 5 to 26 […]

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