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.