Fight, Flee or Join: the White British response to ethnic change – Eric Kaufmann’s Project Homepage

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Project Description

For information, please contact Eric Kaufmann


  • Speaking at LSE Event, The New Nationalism, 30 January, London School of Economics
  • Speaking at City Forum ‘Policing a Perplexed Society,’ 9 February, London
  • Interviewed on Brooke Gladstone, On The Media show, National Public Radio (NPR), airing (t.b.c.)
  • On ‘ “Brexit means Brexit”, but what does that mean?’ panel , UEA Norwich, 16 Feb. 2017
  • Populism roundtable event, Department of Politics, Birkbeck College, 23 Feb
  • Speaking at Centre for Science and Policy (CSaP) Policy Leaders Fellowship Roundtable meeting on “Social Cohesion”, University of Cambridge, 24 February
  • Speaking at “Emu and the New Challenges Ahead for the European Union,” Euro 50 Group, Brussels, 6-7 March 2017
  • Speaking on psychological and demographic drivers of Brexit vote, Social Market Foundation (SMF), London, 27 April





Media Coverage


Working Papers

Previous Presentations and Articles




Project Charts and Graphs


Project-Sponsored Events



Ritula Shah, BBC Radio 4 ‘The World Tonight’ presenter, introduction.


Eric Kaufmann, Department of Politics, Birkbeck College, University of London, UK: ‘White Flight and White Nationalism in England: is there a connection?’


John Logan, Department of Sociology, Brown University, USA: ‘White Mobility Patterns in the metropolitan US’


Marcel Lubbers, Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences, Utrecht University, Netherlands: ‘Anti-immigration and the Radical Right in Geographic Context’



Roundtable Programme and Prospectus

Papers from the Roundtable:

‘Decreasing segregation and increasing integration in England and Wales: what evidence of ‘White flight’?’, Dr. Gemma Catney, University of Liverpool, School of Environmental Sciences slides for presentation

‘White Flight and White Nationalism in England: is there a connection?,’ Professor Eric Kaufmann, Birkbeck College, University of London, Department of Politics  slides for presentation

‘The Far Right, Class and Opposition to Immigration,’ Dr. Gareth Harris, Birkbeck College, University of London, Department of Politics  slides for presentation

‘What does history have to say about the ‘white working class’?’, Dr. Rebecca Taylor, Department of History and Classics, Birkbeck College, University of London, Department of Politics



Demos: Patriotism and Pride’ Project (Max Wind-Cowie); Violence and Extremism Project (Jamie Bartlett)

Dr. Matthew Goodwin’s Page (following the radical right in Britain, North America and Europe) – facts and figures about ethnic difference and inequality in the UK (out of CCSR, U. Manchester)

University of Manchester, Cathie Marsh Centre, Population, Ethnicity, Migration (PERM) Group also Minority Internal Migration in Europe Conference (PERM)

Extremis Project – news and views on the radical right

Oxford Diversity Project

U.S. Urban Research Ethnic Change Maps, 2000-2010

Brown University US 2010 Site segregation page

John Iceland’s Penn State Changing American Neighborhoods and Communities Site

ECPR Standing Group on Extremism and Democracy


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