C-REX and CEP have organized an online public event on 30 August 2021 to commemorate the Oslo/Utøya and 9/11 attacks, analyze their long-term impact, and assess the current terrorist landscape emanating from the extreme right-wing terrorist milieu as well as the Islamist terrorist scene. The recordings of the webinar are now available online.
Center for Research on Extremism (C-REX) is looking to hire two research assistants (20%) to update the Right-Wing Terrorism and Violence in Western Europe (RTV) dataset for 2021. Application deadline: 5 September 2021.
C-REX is looking for a part-time research assistant to work with statistical analysis of a dataset on religion and discrimination. Application deadline 15 August 2021.
C-REX offers an MA grant for students writing a thesis on right-wing extremism, linked to one of three research projects. Application deadline: 20 August 2021
C-REX affiliate scholar Eviane Leidig and Postdoctoral Fellow Pietro Castelli Gattinara have contributed to the video series The Far Right Around the World, by the Research into Global Power, Inequality and Conflict (RGPIC) group at Macquarie University, Australia.
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.