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.
Best practice prevention work? Possibilities and challenges in the Scandinavian prevention efforts against violent extremism
28. okt. 2019 09:54
In the aftermath of the episodes of mass political violence that have occurred across Europe over the past decade, scholars and commentators are regularly confronted with the question of ‘how can we prevent this from happening again?’. Håvard Haugstvedt, PhD at the University of Stavanger and visiting researcher at C-REX, explains why answering is more complex than usually assumed.
What does the Halle attack say about Far-Right terrorism in Germany?
10. okt. 2019 21:52
Wednesday, October 9, 2019 – when the Jewish community all over the world was celebrating the holiest day in the year, Yom Kippur – 27-year-old German Stephan B. was mounting a helmet in a rented car and prepared for what he hoped would be a mass shooting attack against the nearby synagogue in Halle an der Saale.
Austria’s snap election: Why has the far-right Freedom Party suffered such heavy losses?
1. okt. 2019 17:31
In the wake of Sunday´s general election in Austria, the far-right Freedom Party (FPÖ) has faced a sharp decline in votes. FPÖ´s major loss is due to a recent corruption scandal, but it is also most likely caused by the declining salience of the immigration issue