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Fascism and Anti-fascism since 1945: Virtual Launching of Radical History Review 138

Thursday, November 12, 2020
11:30 AM-1:00 PM
Off Campus Location

The Radical History Review Issue 138, “Fascism and Anti-fascism Since 1945” is currently open access (until January 2021) and available to read on the Duke University Press website. (

Presenters: Co-editors Jessica Namakkal (Duke), Mark Bray (Rutgers), Eric Roubinek (UNC Asheville) and Giulia Riccò (University of Michigan)

Respondents: Federico Finchelstein (The New School); Victoria de Grazia (Columbia University)

Contributors to this special issue of Radical History Review study histories of fascism and antifascism after 1945 to show how fascist ideology continues to circulate and be opposed transnationally despite its supposed death at the end of World War II.

The essays cover the use of fascism in the 1970s construction of the Latinx Left, the connection between antifascism and anti-imperialism in 1960s Italian Communist internationalism, post-dictatorship Argentina and the transhistorical alliance between Las Madres and travestí activism, cultures of antifascism in contemporary Japan, and the British radical right's attempted alliance with Qathafi's Libya. The issue also includes a discussion about teaching fascism through fiction in the age of Trump, a reflection on the practices of archiving and displaying antifascist objects to various publics, and reviews of recent works on antifascism, punk music, and the Rock Against Racism movement. Please RSVP for the Zoom link and password (RSVP link can be found below). This event is sponsored by the Democracy and Debate Theme Semester.
Building: Off Campus Location
Location: Virtual
Event Type: Livestream / Virtual
Tags: Activism, Africa, Debate, Democracy, Europe, Free, Global And Transnational, History, international, Italian, Latin America, Latinx, Literature, Music, Romance Languages And Literatures, Theme Semester, Virtual
Source: Happening @ Michigan from International Institute, Department of History

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