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Bildet kan inneholde: person, hår, ansikt, ansiktshår, hode.
Publisert 3. aug. 2020 14:42

Til tross for økt informasjon og kunnskap lever rasismen fortsatt over hele verden. Ny forskning kobler rasisme til en personlighet som er arvelig.

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Published July 27, 2020 10:15 AM

No other country in Western Europe has in recent decades experienced as much severe and deadly right-wing violence as Germany. Moreover, the nature of this violence is more complex than in other countries, making it even more difficult to prevent.  

Prime Minister Victor Orban, Hungary, holds a speech.
Published July 9, 2020 1:06 PM

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.

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Published July 2, 2020 9:10 AM

In less than two weeks, and amid much turbulence, Poland will choose its next President. Far-right politics plays a complex role in the election. While incumbent Andrzej Duda adopted strong anti-LGBTQI stances in the first round, the run-off seems to become framed as a broader contest over voters of far-right challenger Konfederacja. For the liberal opposition such strategy might nonetheless turn out to be double-edged. The stakes are high, as the outcome of the close race between Duda and his pluralist challenger Rafał Trzaskowski can mark a turning point for liberal democracy in Poland.

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Published June 15, 2020 4:02 PM

Black Lives Matter has shaken up political discussions about racism across the globe. In the Netherlands, it has led to yet another escalation around the ‘Black Pete’ controversy, discussed in this blog earlier this year. Despite the widespread protests and the unprecedented public engagement against racism and police violence in the country, Iris Beau Segers argues that the empty rhetoric, inaction and opportunism of (radical) right politicians  indicates their continued reluctance to tackle institutional racism at its roots.

Mennesker og hunder på rural vei
Publisert 15. juni 2020 09:17

Martine Greek ville finne ut hvordan nyliberalismen lykkes med å få folk til å tru på ei bedre framtid. Etter tolv måneders feltarbeid på ei innlandsøy i Chile, disputerer hun med avhandling om håp, fattigdom og statssubsidierte solcellepaneler.

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Published May 21, 2020 9:30 AM

How did the global far right politicize Covid-19 ? How did far-right actors seize the public health crisis? In a comment for ISPI (Istituto per gli Studi di Politica Internazionale) Graham Macklin argues that the far right was quick to capitalize upon the Coronavirus pandemic too, though its response has varied widely across countries.

President i europakommisjonen von der leien taler fra talerstol
Publisert 14. mai 2020 12:23

– EU har gjort akkurat det vi kunne forvente: svært lite, sier Jarle Trondal. ARENA-forskeren forklarer hvorfor EU ikke har reagert raskere på covid-19, og hvordan det europeiske samarbeidet likevel trolig vil komme sterkere ut av krisa.

Ullevål sykehus. En rullestol i forgrunnen. Rengjøring av en korridor.
Publisert 30. apr. 2020 11:44

- En kulturell prosess ligger alltid bak hvilken type arbeid som verdsettes i samfunnet, sier Ståle Wig. Han har forska på private næringsdrivende på Cuba, og argumenterer for en revurdering av arbeidsbegrepet.

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Published Apr. 27, 2020 10:06 AM

How does a relatively small far right group, with little electoral support, attract international media attention and influence national politics? A recently published book by C-REX researchers Pietro Castelli Gattinara and Caterina Froio uses the example of CasaPound Italia to illustrate the new and often surprising forms that right-wing extremism is taking across the globe.

Koronatiden: Folk samlet på avstand i parken
Publisert 24. apr. 2020 11:49

-  Livskvaliteten i Norge er allerede skeivfordelt. Og de marginaliserte gruppene kommer til å vokse i kjølvannet av koronapandemien, sier Ragnhild Bang Nes. Hun har forska på hva det er som gjør oss lykkelige.