Dan Stone

Dan Stone is a professor of modern history and the director of the Holocaust Research Institute at Royal Holloway, University of London, where he has taught since 1999. He is the author or editor of 16 books and over 70 scholarly articles.

Britain’s Refugee Policy Is a Fantasy of Fear

October 05, 2020

In December 1938, French Foreign Minister Georges Bonnet told German Foreign Minister Joachim von Ribbentrop of a French plan to deport 10,000 Jews to Madagascar, a French colony. After the defeat of France in June 1940, the idea was taken up by the German Foreign Office. On July 3, 1940,...

The Legacy of Italian Fascism: Not Coming to Terms with the Past

March 30, 2018

Italy’s myths about fascism are not just widespread, but dangerously wrong. Forlì is an ordinary kind of town, well off the tourist track, in the Emilia-Romagna region of northeast Italy. Its streets are quiet, and it boasts few of the architectural gems that characterize Italian cities. It is overshadowed by...