Centre for European and International Studies Research


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Mr Emmanuel Godin

  • Role Title: Principal Lecturer / Subject Area Leader: International and Area Studies
  • Address: Park Building, King Henry 1 Street, Portsmouth PO1 2DZ
  • Telephone: 023 9284 6158
  • Email: emmanuel.godin@port.ac.uk
  • Department: School of Languages and Area Studies
  • Faculty: Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences


Emmanuel Godin’s research interests cluster around the history and the present political dynamics of the French right within its European context. Emmanuel regularly contributes reviews on French politics and society to journals such as Journal of Contemporary European Studies, Modern and Contemporary France and French studies.

Teaching Responsibilities

Emmanuel Godin teaches in the field of French and European studies, with responsibilities for the following undergraduate units:

  • Introduction to French studies
  • Introduction to European studies
  • Comparing extreme-right parties and movements in Europe
  • The French exception: politics and culture in contemporary France.  

Emmanuel is the Subject Leader for International and Area studies. 


Research Clusters

  • Francophone Studies

Discipline Areas

  • Politics
  • History

Current Research Projects

Emmanuel is currently working on the French and European extreme and mainstream right.  With Andrea Mammone and Brian Jenkins, he edited Mapping the Extreme Right in Contemporary Europe From Local to Transnational (2012) and Varieties of Right-Wing Extremism in Europe (2013) as part of Routledge’s Extremism and Democracy series. In May 2013, with Prof. Dave Hanley, he edited a special issue for the Journal of Contemporary European Studies: ‘ No Enemies on the Right? Competition and Collusion between Conservatives, Moderates and Extreme Right Parties in Europe’ including an article on ‘The Porosity between the Mainstream Right and Extreme Right in France: Les Droites Décomplexées under Nicolas Sarkozy and Marine Le Pen's Leadership’. He also completed a chapter on ‘The European extreme right in search for respectability?  for the International Handbook of Hate Crime (2014), Routledge, edited by Nathan Hall et al. 

With Prof. Martin Evans (Sussex) , Emmanuel published  France since 1815, London Arnold, (second edition) in 2014. 


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