• Frank Furedi
  • Frank Furedi
  • Sociologist, commentator and author
Theme: First World War

Why the Armenian genocide still haunts the world

Many of the tensions of the Great War remain scarily unresolved.

Review: First World War: Still No End in Sight

By Damian Howard SJ.

The Great War: The first global jihad?

100 years on: How many saw the war as a means to spiritual salvation.

MH17: Our generation’s Franz Ferdinand moment?

Yes, there are similarities between July 2014 and July 1914 – but differences, too.

ISIS caliphate shows there’s still no end in sight to World War I

The conflicts unleashed in 1914 were not confined to the military sphere. They were also a battle of ideas and a clash of cultures.

Franz Ferdinand: the killing that changed everything?

It's too simplistic to say Ferdinand's assassination caused the Great War.

Sociologist wades into Occupy movement and other issues

Sociologist Frank Furedi wades into issues from democracy to modern child-rearing with Mischa Moselle.

How the Great War laid waste to liberal education

The First World War unravelled adult authority over the next generation.

The Great War: its key battle isn’t over yet

The political crisis that provoked the First World War still haunts the West.

Review: Frank Furedi’s ‘First World War - Still No End In Sight’

This isn't another example of Paxman-like, shouty revisionism about the First World War, but a brilliant essay in the history of ideas, and in the decline of ideas as a shared currency.

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