Anna Plassart

Anna Plassart studied in France at the Université de la Sorbonne and the Ecole Normale Supérieure before moving to the UK to pursue graduate work. She was awarded a PhD in History in 2011 by the University of Cambridge, and subsequently took up a Junior Research Fellowship at Christ Church, University of Oxford. In 2015 She joined the Open University as a Lecturer in History.

Recent blog posts by this author

What would Enlightenment Thinkers have Thought of Trump?

American democracy is feared to be under threat. Comparisons with the 1930s are rife, and Donald Trump is now routinely called a potential Hitler or Mussolini. But some of Trump’s Republican critics have found a different source of inspiration...