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This lecture will look at the essential features of fascism in Europe in the twentieth century, ask if a new fascism could be a danger today, and look at what a twenty first century fascism might look like.

Dr. Paul Corner is Professor of European History at the University of Siena in Italy. He completed his higher studies at the University of Cambridge and his PhD at the University of Oxford. Professor Corner specializes in contemporary history - in particular, the history of Italian fascism - and issues concerning the totalitarian regimes of the twentieth century. Since 1987, he has taught European history at the University of Siena, where he is Director of the Interuniversity Research Centre for the Study of Totalitarian Regimes of the Twentieth Century (CiSReTo).

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