Call for papers and panels - ECPR General Conference Innsbruck - Populism, Radicalism and Extremism: At the Margins and into the Mainstream
4. des. 2019 09:33
We are very glad to invite you to submit papers and full panels to the 2020 ECPR General conference in Innsbruck, Section Populism, Radicalism and Extremism: At the Margins and into the Mainstream.
The Section is endorsed by the Standing Group on Extremism and Democracy and will be chaired by Pietro Castelli Gattinara (C-REX, University of Oslo), Léonie de Jonge (University of Groningen), and Ofra Klein (European University Institute).
Georgia’s Emerging Far Right
3. des. 2019 09:41
Ethnonationalism has been as common in Georgia as in other post-Soviet countries, but the far-right social movement has especially been gaining traction for the past five years, gradually becoming larger, more diverse, and more violent. The parliamentary elections approaching in 2020 create a window of opportunity for far-right actors to gain access to mainstream politics.
Taking the law into one’s own hands? On the nature, organization and rationale of vigilantism against Migrants and Minorities in Europe
18. nov. 2019 09:04
During the last few years, especially around the refugee crisis in 2015-16, vigilante groups popped up all over Europe and North America, patrolling the streets and national borders. They claimed to protect the local citizenry against crime and security threats constituted by illegal migrants and minority groups.
Understanding the liberal roots of far-right activism
11. nov. 2019 09:13
Liberal Roots of Far-Right Activism, by Lars Erik Berntzen, discusses the nature and implications of the anti-Islamic turn of the contemporary far right in Western Europe, North America and beyond.
Transnational Militancy in the Making: A Primer on the Nordic Resistance Movement and Generation Identity
8. nov. 2019 15:04
This Working paper intends to give a thorough introduction of the Nordic Resistance Movement (NRM) and Generation Identity (GI) to inform future research, policy-making, and preventive work.