Dr Robert Jackson, Lecturer in Politics, was interviewed on the Drive Time Show of Voice of Islam Radio UK about the rise of nationalism and far-right populism throughout Europe.
Dr Robert Jackson is Lecturer in Politics at Manchester Metropolitan University. He teaches political theory and the history of modern political thought. His area of specialism is critical theory with a particular emphasis on the thought of Antonio Gramsci and Georg Lukács.
Robert has taught at Manchester Metropolitan since 2014, including leading Special Archive Projects at the People’s History Museum. He also teaches neo-Gramscian approaches to International Relations. Previously, he lectured in European Studies at King’s College London, where he completed a PhD on the problem of subjectivity in Marxism in 2013.
He is the co-editor of a forthcoming volume entitled Revisiting Gramsci’s Laboratory: History, Politics and Philosophy in the ‘Prison Notebooks’ (Brill publications) that showcases innovative Gramscian scholarship. His recent publications include ‘Lebowitz, Lukács and Postone: Subjectivity in Capital’ in the journal Science & Society.