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The Nations: Socialism in a Disunited Kingdom?

Wed 16.09.20
12noon2PM
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Support for nationalist politics is growing across the world. The campaign for Brexit catalysed a convergence between mainstream conservatives and the far-right behind an exclusionary vision of Britain. Meanwhile, we are seeing growing support for independence amongst progressives in Scotland, Ireland and Wales. What is driving support for nationalism and what are the differences between these distinct forms of nationalism? Join speakers from across the nations to discuss the remaking of the British isles.

Speakers:

Editor of Open Democracy UK.

Rory Scothorne is writing a PhD on nationalism and the radical left in Scotland.

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Harriet is Vice Chair of Momentum, a trade union organiser and an ACORN Officer in Cardiff.

Alex Niven is a lecturer in English literature at Newcastle University and the author of New Model Island.

Allison Morris is Security Correspondent and columnist with The Irish News.

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