Professor Matthew Feldman is a specialist on fascist ideology and radical-right extremism, and directs of the Centre for Analysis of the Radical Right. A longstanding feature of his work is a record of public engagement and policy-based impact, including briefings for various governmental bodies, reports for leading NGOs, expert witness testimony, and several hundred media appearances. An Emeritus Professor in the Modern History of Ideas, he has published more than 20 volumes, including four book length studies and more than 40 peer-reviewed articles or academic book chapters. His second collection of essays, Politics, Intellectuals and Faith, appeared in spring 2020. He is currently writing a transnational history of fascism from 1919 to the present.
Key ICCT Publications:
Johnson, B. and Feldman, M. Siege Culture After Siege: Anatomy of a Neo-Nazi Terrorist Doctrine. Research Paper, the International Centre for Counter-Terrorism – The Hague, 21 July 2021.
On 20 February 2020, a remarkable article by Sirajuddin Haqqani appeared in The New York Times. Coming just days before the signing by the United States and the Taliban movement of a bilateral ‘Agreement for Bringing Peace to Afghanistan’, the essay was full of beautiful thoughts: ‘Everyone has lost somebody they loved. Everyone is tired […]
Twenty years after the 9/11 attacks in the US, the impact of jihadist organisations abroad continues to loom in Southeast Asia. The Islamic State energised a resurgence of militant activity in Indonesia and the Philippines from the mid-2010s, and the Taliban’s takeover in Afghanistan appears to have sent a psychological boost during a period of […]
Counter-Terrorism After 9/11 is a podcast series exploring how counter-terrorism has changed in the aftermath of the terrorist attacks on September 11th, 2001. In our premiere episode, we speak to Frank Straub, Director of the Center for Mass Violence Response Studies at the US National Police Foundation. Twenty years ago, Frank was a first responder […]