PhD Candidate in Politics, Languages and International Studies, University of Bath

George Newth is a PhD Candidate at the department of Politics, Languages and International Studies at University of Bath. He holds an MA in Contemporary Italian Culture and History from University College London (UCL).

He comes from a historical backround and his research interests include:

Lega Nord
Populism
Nativism
Regionalism
Italian history

George served as postgraduate representative for the Association for the Study of Modern Italy (ASMI) between 2015 and 2017.

His doctoral research focuses on 1950s Movements for Regional Autonomy in Piedmont and Lombardy and their relationship to the Lega Nord of the 1980s/1990s.

George currently teaches Italian and English at International House London.

Experience

  • –present
    PhD Candidate in Politics, Languages and International Studies, University of Bath

Education

  • 2011 
    UCL, MA / Contemporary Italian Culture in History
  • 2007 
    Cardiff Metropolitan University (Formally UWIC, BA Modern History and Popular Culture

Publications

  • 2018
    Modern Italy, The Movimento Autonomista Bergamasco and the Lega Nord: continuities and discontinuities
  • 2014
    Progressus - Rivista Storia. Università di Siena, A brief comparative history of economic regionalism in the North Italian Macro-Region and Catalonia