Seminar on gender and extremism

In this seminar, Klaus Theweleit, Eviane Leidig and Iris Beau Segers will present some of their recent work on the topic of gender and extremism.

Please join the webinar via this Zoom link:


Klaus Theweleit - Gender and right-wing extremism

Introduction by the Guest Editors of the Special Issue - ‘The gendered far right as a mainstream phenomenon: from YouTube influencers to the LGBTQ Pride’ - Iris Beau Segers and Hande Eslen-Ziya

Iris Beau Segers is a researcher at C-REX. Her work focuses on far-right protest, with a specific focus on anti-immigration and anti-asylum seeker mobilization in Western Europe. Her forthcoming book Mobilization against Asylum Seekers in Contemporary Urban Spaces: Not in Our Backyard is expected to come out in late 2021, as part of the Routledge Mobilization Series on Social Movements, Protest and Culture. 

Not your Grandma’s Fascism: Fame, Femininity and Race in Far-Right Postcolonial India and Brazil - Eviane Leidig and Gabriel Bayarri

Eviane Leidig is an affiliated researcher at C-REX. She is a Research Fellow in Current and Emerging Threats at the International Centre for Counter-Terrorism (ICCT) in The Hague, Netherlands. Her research specializes on the global far right, gender, and online radicalization, recruitment, and propaganda. Her regional expertise includes transnational connections between India, North America, and Europe.

After each presentation, there will be time for comments and questions. The webinar will be moderated by Katrine Fangen and Inger Skjelsbæk.

Published Oct. 22, 2021 9:07 AM - Last modified Nov. 16, 2021 8:52 AM