Stories that mobilize: understanding protests against asylum seeker centres
Jan. 21, 2020 9:38 AM
What makes people translate their thoughts and feelings into action? With hate crimes against asylum seekers on the rise across Europe, this question has become increasingly relevant today. C-REX affiliate scholar Iris Segers argues that we need to look more closely at protesting communities, and engage with their stories, in order to understand what drives mobilization against asylum seekers across Western Europe.
Mixing Logics: Multiagency Approaches for Countering Violent Extremism
Jan. 14, 2020 8:05 AM
The report « Mixing Logics: Multiagency Approaches for Countering Violent Extremism” is authored by Jennie Sivenbring and Robin Andersson Malmros of the Segerstedt Institute of Gothenburg University.
Far Right Politics Has Changed. So Should We!
Jan. 7, 2020 11:53 AM
As far right politics is becoming an ever bigger part of mainstream politics, opponents and scholars of the far right have to leave their 20 th century thinking behind and critically review their received wisdom. What might have been true in the 1990s, might no longer be true today. Taboos have been broken, preferences have shifted, and the broader political context has become much more accepting to far right politics and politicians.
2nd Summer School on Concepts and Methods for Research on Far-Right Politics
Dec. 20, 2019 8:27 AM
The ECPR Standing Group on Extremism & Democracy invites applications for the upcoming Summer School on ‘Concepts and Methods for Research on Far-Right Politics’, which will be held at the Centre for Research on Extremism (C-REX), University of Oslo, from Monday 29 June to Friday 3 July 2020.
Credibility Contests And The Ebb And Flow Of Anti-Minority Activism
Dec. 18, 2019 10:45 AM
How can analysis of ‘credibility contests’ help us understand where and when anti-minority activism is more likely to gain momentum? Joel Busher, Gareth Harris and Graham Macklin draw on their recent research to provide some pointers.
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