Author profile: Russell Foster

Dr. Russell Foster is Leverhulme Early Career Fellow in European Studies at King’s College London. Prior to this he was a Marie-Curie International Fellow in European Studies at the University of Amsterdam. Russell studied History at Corpus Christi College, Cambridge; International Relations and Human Geography at Newcastle University, UK; and he was a Visting Scholar in European Studies at Virginia Tech, USA. His research interests include nationalism, identity, the EU as empire, and the history of European integration. Russell teaches BA and MA courses in European Studies at King’s. His first book, Mapping European Empire, was published in 2015. He is currently writing his second book, Feeling EU-ropean? Europhilia and Euroscepticism in the Twenty-First Century.

Why Macron’s Victory Is a Triumph for Disillusionment and Populism.

Why Macron’s Victory Is a Triumph for Disillusionment and Populism.

Emmanuel Macron’s victory represents the reproduction of the same forces which birthed the recent wave of popular apathy and hostility to transnational elites.

Populism Marches On

Populism Marches On

The Dutch election is neither a victory for liberalism nor a victory for racism, but a victory for frustration, anger, anxiety and resentment.

Quitaly, Outstria, ‘Eu Revoir’? The Coming Legacy of Brexit

Quitaly, Outstria, ‘Eu Revoir’? The Coming Legacy of Brexit

Brexit is merely an early skirmish in the battle for Europe. Further conflicts are coming.

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