Skip to content
Skip to navigation menu

 

Prof Kevin Passmore 


Dr Kevin Passmore
Position:Professor of History

Telephone:+44 (0)29 208 75654
Fax:+44 (0)29 208 74929
Extension:75654
Location:John Percival Building 4.34

Research Interests

  • The Political, Social and Gender History of France since 1870
  • The Extreme Right in Europe since 1870
  • Fascism
  • Historiography
  • History and Theory

Leverhulme Trust Major Research Fellow, 2014-2017

The Maginot Line in History, Culture and Society

Some recent  publications

‘History and Historiography’, in Philippe Fontaine and Roger Backhouse (eds), A Historiography of the Modern Social Sciences (Cambridge University Press, forthcoming 2014), 29-61

‘L'historiographie du « fascisme » en France’, French Historical Studies, 37:3 (2014), 469-99.

Fascism: A Very Short Introduction, revised edition (Oxford: Oxford University Press, May 2014)

‘Collective psychology, anti-southern prejudice and constitutional reform in interwar France: The Stavisky scandal and the riots of 6 February 1934’, in Sam Kalman and Sean Kennedy (eds), The Right in France between the Wars (Berghan, 2014).

The Right in France from the Third Republic to Vichy (Oxford University Press, 2013)  Project supported by The British Academy and the Arts and Humanities Research Council

Some forthcoming publications

'La droite entre les deux guerres : psychologie des foules, sciences de l’organisation et publicité moderne', Politix, édition spéciale: les mobilisations de droite (2014)

‘Fascism as a social movement’, for Stefan Berger and Holger Nehring (eds), Social Movements in Global Perspective (Palgrave Macmillan, forthcoming 2014).

Teaching

HS1741: From Dreyfus to le Pen: France 1898-2012 (30 Credits) (not offered in 2014-5)

Year Three Undergraduate Modules

 HS1848: Fascism & Antifascism in France (30 credits) (not offered in 2014-5)

MA Modules

France, 1870-1945; France 1945-2011; Gender and Society in France since 1870

 HST644: Historical Theory & Methods

Administrative roles

Director of Research for the School of History, Archaeology and Religion