EXPERT COMMENT: Three radical political experiments for a new age of extremes
Michael Patrick Cullinane, Reader in US History at Northumbria, writes about political extremes for The Conversation.
Historian Eric Hobsbawm famously called the 20th century an “age of extremes”, one characterised by polarising ideological battles fought in the name of nationalism. Whether fascism, communism, or Western capitalism, Hobsbawm related how these ideologies transformed the politica
EXPERT COMMENT: Can King’s vision overcome Trump’s vitriol?
Brian Ward, Professor in American Studies in the Department of Humanities at Northumbria, writes about Martin Luther King Jr and Donald Trump for The Fabian Society.
EXPERT COMMENT: “A new reality of uncertainty and anxiety”: Reactions to the 2016 US Election
Dr Randall J Stephens, Reader and Associate Professor of History and American Studies, gives his views on Donald Trump’s shock US Election victory.
EXPERT COMMENT: Report from Florida: voter fatigue meets campaign frenzy
Brian Ward, Professor in American Studies in Department of Humanities at Northumbria writes about the campaigns for the US elections.
Law expert to discuss impact of the self-declared Islamic State at world-leading conference
An expert in Islamic Law from Northumbria University will discuss the so-called Islamic State (ISIS/IS/Daesh) and the humanitarian issues arising from the conflicts in Syria and Iraq at an international conference this week.