Professor of Modern and Contemporary History, Keele University
Aristotle Kallis is professor of modern and contemporary history at the School of Humanities, Keele University. He received his BA Hons from the University of Athens, Greece and his PhD from the University of Edinburgh. He has previously taught at the Universities of Edinburgh (2000-2002), Bristol (2002-2003), and Lancaster (2003-2016).
His main research interests lie in the fields of fascism/extremism, on the extremism-mainstream nexus in contemporary politics, and on the history of urban modernism. He is currently leading a project examining the violent radicalisation of the far right.
His most recent publications include Fascist Rome: The Making of the Fascist Capital (2014) and Rethinking Fascism and Dictatorship (co-edited with Antonio Costa Pinto), as well as a series of articles and chapters on Islamophobia, the radical right, and the 'mainstreaming' of populism.
UK Prime Minister Boris Johnsons recent prorogation of parliament has led many to fear that parliamentary democracy in Britain is unravelling. And now the High Court has ruled that Johnson acted lawfully in suspending it....