What are the origins of the contemporary conservative, anti-democratic movements currently spanning across the U.S., Europe, and the global South? Seemingly ostracized from acceptable political discourse in the aftermath of global progressivism in the 1960s, figures like Donald Trump, Marine Le Pen, and Jair Bolsonaro, among others, throw into stark relief that the forces of the racialized extreme right never lost their vigor. The past four years catalyzed scholars working on the right-wing, pushing historians to think beyond the boundaries of the United States and consider the extreme right-wing’sinternational connections.
Join a diverse group of historians in discussion! Panelists include Chris Babits (Utah State University), Augusta Dell’Omo (Harvard Kennedy School’s Belfer Center), Simon Purdue (Northeastern University), and Anna Duensing (Yale University).