A ‘neutral space’ for sharing ideas and best practice, one facilitated and monitored by a university research group, and designed to help foster such debate.
On the 28 June 2013, the Radicalism and New Media Research group at the University of Northampton will hold a one-day symposium on the British far right. This event will bring together academic analysis with a range of engaged voices to explore patterns of change within Britain’s extreme nationalist milieu.
From the new printing and aesthetic styles used by modernist movements in the arts, to the mass propaganda techniques of twentieth century dictatorships, to the use of new media by current waves of far right and Islamist organizations, the nature of modern radicalism has repeatedly been marked by synergies that have developed between revolutionary, and extremist, ideas and new types of media communication.
Dr Paul Jackson on the World This Week programme (Islam Channel)