There has been a great deal of analysis in response to the election of Donald Trump to the American Presidency, but much of it has focused on the United States in isolation. In an effort to recognize and understand the broader global shift to the right of our current moment, the Global and Transnational History Research Group, the Centre for the Study of Modern Conflict, and the Centre for Contemporary Latin American Studies at the University of Edinburgh organized a roundtable on the subject on 13 February 2017.
The event began with short presentations by Vikram Visana (Edinburgh), Marieke Riethof (Liverpool), Emile Chabal (Edinburgh) and David Silkenat (Edinburgh). They were invited to place the rise of the right in India, Brazil, France and the United States in global context. This was followed by a more general discussion between the speakers and the audience. To jump directly to a specific part of the event or a particular speaker, please use the menu on the left-hand side of the video.
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