Is fascism on the rise? A dialogue between social psychologists and historians on collective memory and the current revival of fascist ideologies
Dates: May 8-9, 2015
Location: Athens, Greece
COST Action IS 1205 is organising a conference looking at collective memories of fascism and its current resurgence in Europe.
The 2-day event includes an interdisciplinary workshop devoted to scientific exchanges and a conference open to a wide audience comprising academics, students and interested members of the general public. The conference will include two keynote speeches and a roundtable:
- Keynote History Prof. Roger Griffin (Oxford Brooks University): The Pregnant Bitch: The persistence and evolution of fascism in Post-war Europe
- Keynote Social Psychology Prof. Steve Reicher (University of St Andrews): On the appeal of the extreme: Why do people listen to authoritarian leaders?
- Roundtable discussion on Golden Dawn (Thalia Dragona, Aleka Koronaiou, Antonis Liakos, and Dimitris Psarras)
Questions can be addressed to Xenia Chryssochoou: email@example.com