Written by: Louis Rawlinson On the 6th May 2021, the waters around the Channel Islands bore witness to a display of Anglo-French rivalry, and the crash and roar of British and French nationalism batting heads, making a wave that is strong enough to capsize any vessel, and deep enough to drown any man. But to the Royal […]
Written by Lucile de Laforcade Chère France, salvation is on its way! Against the ‘complete state of deliquescence of the country’, FdeSouche is here to the rescue. Founded in 2005, the far right blog, or, to be more precise, ‘news agitator,’ as its members like to call it, has gained increased visibility in its “fight for […]
In this podcast, Marion Gabriel explores the power of symbols in redefining history through means of omnipresence. She investigates the fasces as a poignant example of emblems’ role in constructing a national soul and character. Featured Imagery: Wikipedia.
History is one of the battlegrounds of nationalist movements. In their attempts to naturalize the nation and to control who belongs to it, nationalists mythologize some events while silencing others. In France, the return of nationalism in last year’s elections is indicated by the place that the pretended need for a “roman national” occupied in the electoral debates.