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.
Fossum at European Parliament Former Members Association annual seminar
Jan. 16, 2020 10:39 AM
John Erik Fossum gave a speech at the annual seminar of the European Parliament Former Members Association in the European Parliament in Brussels on 11 December 2019.
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.
Being the Connection
Jan. 9, 2020 12:18 PM
Through her position as Professor II at the Department of Social Anthropology, Penny Harvey has tried to put people intellectually in touch with each other.
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.
Citizens’ perceptions of the euro after the financial crisis
Dec. 20, 2019 10:56 AM
After the euro crisis in 2009, the common currency was heavily criticised by many politicians. But how do European citizens perceive the euro? Joris Melman studies this question in his PhD project.
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.
An Anthropological View: Building the city from below
Dec. 19, 2019 9:07 AM
- How can you build out an area in the immediate vicinity to an underground station so that people will actually want to be there? asks Thomas Hylland Eriksen. The employment market is opening up for applied anthropology.
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.
Call for papers and panels - ECPR General Conference Innsbruck - Populism, Radicalism and Extremism: At the Margins and into the Mainstream
Dec. 4, 2019 9:33 AM
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.
The Section is endorsed by the Standing Group on Extremism and Democracy and will be chaired by Pietro Castelli Gattinara (C-REX, University of Oslo), Léonie de Jonge (University of Groningen), and Ofra Klein (European University Institute).