C-REX scholar Katrine Fangen is Professor of Social Sciences in the Department of Sociology and Human Geography. In this article on the Ideology Theory Practice blog, she summarizes key findings of her previous work on anti-Islamic actors, ranging from social media groups and social movement organisations to political parties and individual politicians.
On January 6, 2021, a mob of far-right protesters broke through the weak police cordon and illegally entered the US Capitol. Here's an overview of analyses of the attack by C-REX scholars and members of our advisory board.
New compendium with concise, but solid and research-based, answers by C-REX scholars to important questions in the study of the far right.
C-REX is calling for a PhD Research Fellow on Right-Wing Violence and Terrorism. Deadline: Monday, March 1, 2021
C-REX is calling for two Postdoctoral Fellows on the Extreme Right, Hate Crime and Political Violence
Book Series Edited by Nigel Copsey (University of Teesside) and Graham Macklin (Centre for Research on Extremism, University of Oslo).
We are pleased to announce the official release by C-REX of an updated version of the RTV dataset, documenting right-wing terrorism and violence in Western Europe 1990-2019.
Cathrine Thorleifsson, who is conducting research on the far right at the Centre for Research on Extremism (C-REX) believes that old hatreds could resurface during the coronavirus pandemic.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Christchurch mass murderer acted alone, but the core ideas in his manifesto are widely shared by Islamophobic actors in Europe and beyond, writes Cathrine Thorleifsson on OpenDemocracy.
Right-wing terrorism and violence in Western Europe: the RTV dataset documents right-wing terrorism and violence in Western Europe between 1990 and 2015.
The attack in New Zealand was inspired in part by the Norwegian mass murderer Anders Behring Breivik, but the real threat is lone wolves lurking in the far corners of the Internet, writes Jacob Aasland Ravndal in Foreign Policy.
This Special Issue on Terrorism from the Extreme Right has been guest-edited by Jacob Aasland Ravndal and Tore Bjørgo, Center for Research on Extremism (C-REX), University of Oslo.
A CREST report by Joel Busher, Donald Holbrook and Graham Macklin examines why there are often thresholds of violence that members of extremist groups rarely cross.
Society for Terrorism Research, C-REX, University of Oslo, and the Norwegian Defence Research Establishment (FFI) are pleased to announce the call for papers for the 13th annual International conference June 20-21, 2019: The data revolution in terrorism research: implications for theory and practice
In the latest C-REX Working Paper, Next steps for Scholarship on Gender and the Far-Right, Professor Kathleen Blee, University of Pittsburgh, discusses the state of scholarship on gender and the far right.
The Announcement for a position as Assistant Professor (Postdoctoral Fellow) on the Extreme Right, Hate Crime and Political Violence is available.
The excellent lectures from Kathleen Blee and Michael Kimmel are now available online.
Andrea Rinaldis lecture Ezra Pound's influence on post-war fascism is finaly online.