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Extremism & Democracy

Standing Group · European Consortium for Political Research

Workshop on Leadership in Radical Left Parties, University of Glasgow – Call for papers

Dear Colleagues, Please find below a call for papers for the Workshop we are organizing on ‘Leadership in Radical Left Parties’. The Workshop will take place on 5-6 June 2023 at the University of Glasgow. We look forward to receiving paper proposals until the 31st of January 2023. Please send your paper proposal to Myrto Tsakatika (Myrto.Tsakatika@glasgow.ac.uk), [Read More]

Call for Papers: Conference on Supremacism and Authoritarianism

In recent years, the threat from antidemocratic movements, ideologies, and politics around the globe has gained increased attention from scholars and researchers. Prominent fields of research addressing these challenges include far-right, radicalization, and extremism studies—yet these threats to democracy and justice also stem from the political center and from groups and individuals that appear on [Read More]

Standing Group meeting at ECPR Innsbruck

If you are at the 2022 ECPR General Conference in Innsbruck, feel free to join us at our annual Standing Group Business Meeting will take place on Thursday (25/08/2022) from 18:00 – 19:00 (Building: B, Floor: 3, Room: 301). For those of you who cannot attend in person, we will also be circulating a ZOOM link prior [Read More]

SG-endorsed events: Workshop, Section, and Summer School

The new year is already looking promising with three major events endorsed by the SG and set to shape the activity of our members and beyond. The Workshop entitled Movement Parties: Their Rise, Variety, and Consequences, chaired by Fred Paxton (University of Milan) and Endre Borbáth (Free University Berlin), was accepted for the ECPR Joint [Read More]

Section endorsed at 2021 General Conference

The Section ‘Radicalism, Populism, Extremism: Threat or Corrective for Democracy?’, chaired by Anna-Sophie Heinze (University of Trier) and Manès Weisskircher (TU Dresden), has been accepted to the 2021 ECPR General Conference in Innsbruck. The Section is proudly endorsed by the Standing Group on Extremism & Democracy and is now open for panel and paper proposals. [Read More]

Workshop endorsed at 2021 Joint Sessions

The Standing Group on Extremism & Democracy is proudly endorsing the Workshop ‘New Frontiers in Democracy Research: Tackling a Conceptual and Methodological Impasse’ at the 2021 ECPR Joint Sessions. The Workshop, directed by Reinhard Heinisch (Universität Salzburg) and Annika Werner (Australian National University), is now accepting paper proposals for consideration. The deadline for submissions is [Read More]

2nd Summer School on Concepts and Methods for Research on Far-Right Politics

In light of the worsening coronavirus situation across Europe, we regret to announce that the E&D Summer School on ‘Concepts and Methods for Research on Far-Right Politics’, scheduled to take place at the Centre for Research on Extremism (C-REX), Oslo, from 29 June to 3 July, has been postponed to June 2021. Dates to be [Read More]

CfP: Populism, Radicalism and Extremism: At the Margins and into the Mainstream (2020 ECPR General Conference)

Conference: ECPR General Conference Section: Populism, Radicalism and Extremism: At the Margins and into the Mainstream Chairs: Pietro Castelli Gattinara (University of Oslo), Léonie de Jonge (University of Groningen), and Ofra Klein (European University Institute) Location and date: University of Innsbruck, 26-28 August 2020 Deadline for submission: 18 February 2020 For further details: Conference website [Read More]

1st E&D Summer School on Concepts and Methods for Research on Far-Right Politics

1ST SUMMER SCHOOL OF THE ECPR STANDING GROUP ON EXTREMISM & DEMOCRACY ON ‘CONCEPTS AND METHODS FOR RESEARCH ON FAR-RIGHT POLITICS’ Scuola Normale Superiore, Florence, 25-29 June 2018 The ECPR Standing Group on Extremism & Democracy, the Centre for Research on Extremism (C-REX), and the Centre on Social Movement Studies (COSMOS) invite applications for the [Read More]