Carmen Aguilera-Carnerero

Carmen Aguilera-Carnerero is a lecturer of English at the Department of English and German Philology at the University of Granada in Spain. She is also a senior fellow at the Centre for the Analysis of the Radical Right and co-editor of the academic journal GRETA.

In Sri Lanka, Cartoonists Take on the Alt-Right

Oct 14, 2019

It has been traditionally accepted in modern societies that the media play a key role in the way they function. Journalists counteract the abuses of power by governments, frame political issues and are implicitly recognized as being part of the political system with a remarkable amount of social influence. In...

Memes of Hate: Countering Cyber Islamophobia

Apr 17, 2019

Linking hate speech or extreme language with humor looks disturbing, since it is assumed that prejudice, intolerance and fanaticism are humorless per se. Memes have a frequent presence in our daily lives. They flood our timelines on different social media platforms, usually to provide us with a smile. Originally, the...

Is a New Style of Politics Coming to Spain?

Jan 11, 2019

Only time will tell if Vox’s rise is borne of disappointment with the country’s political process, or whether there is a real solidarity with the movement’s ideological principles. In recent years, Spain’s political system has gone through a number of convulsions. The traditional alternation in government between the conservative People’s...