This blog was a product of SSHRC supported research project on how historical thinking can inform civic opposition to the far right. It currently serves as a course blog for The Long History of Fascism, Authoritarianism, and Populism in Europe.
Hate 2.0 consists of:
Jennifer Evans is Professor of History at Carleton University in Ottawa Canada and is a Member of the College of New Scholars, Royal Society of Canada. She teaches a variety of courses in contemporary German and European history with interests in the history of sexuality, Holocaust memory, and visual culture. She has written about sexual subcultures in the shadow of war (Life Among the Ruins: Cityscape and Sexuality in Cold War Berlin (Palgrave Macmillan, 2011), the history of homophobia in East and West Germany, and the role of photography in articulating queer forms of desire during the Sexual Revolution. Her interest in social media stems from work on aesthetics and the avant guard as places of political opposition. In addition to writing a book for Bloomsbury on Holocaust memory in the digital mediascape, she is co-curator of the New Fascism Syllabus (www.thehistoryinquestion.com)
You can follow her on Twitter @JenniferVEvans.
Erica Fagen earned her PhD at UMass Amherst where she wrote a dissertation on vernacular memory, social media, and the Holocaust. Alongside her interest in social media discourse, she is also interested in photography, narrativity and performance, as well as digital history. She is co-writing Holocaust Memory in the Digital Mediascape along with Jennifer Evans and Meghan Lundrigan.
You can follow her on Twitter @erfagen
Meghan Lundrigan is a practicing historical in Ottawa where she earned her PhD with a dissertation on how everyday people co-curate the history of the Holocaust in social media. Her writing will be featured in two forthcoming edited volumes including Lessons and Legacies and the Wiley Companion to the Holocaust . She is currently collaborating on Holocaust Memory in the Digital Mediascape with Jennifer Evans and Erica Fagen.
You can follow her on Twitter @megainer.
And the students of HIST4606/EURR 4201/EURR 5201
*The title image is entitled: “Offensive gegen Rechts demonstrating against Pegida in Vienna’s Kärntner Strasse” from