Italy, the UK, Sweden, and Russia paying for AfD flights: four European crisis links I liked

Italy, the UK, Sweden, and Russia paying for AfD flights: four European crisis links I liked 1

Why did the Italian President use a half-forgotten constitutional power to veto Paolo Savona’s appointment as finance minister? Here is why. FAZ: Russia paid 25,000 Euro charter for a private plane for former leader Petry & two other AfD politicians’ visit An unnamed EU official said that the UK’s Brexit negotiators are chasing a fantasy.…

Review of Tim Spier’s "Modernisierungsverlierer": Die Wählerschaft rechtspopulistischer Parteien in Westeuropa (in German)

I’ve just finished a review of Tim Spier’s new book on the electorates of the Western European populist right (Modernisierungsverlierer: Die Wählerschaft rechtspopulistischer Parteien in Westeuropa (in German))

Call for Papers: Perspectives on the Radical Right

Finally, the call for papers for the ECPR’s 5th conference (at Potsdam, September 10-12 2009) is out. Our section on the Radical Right will consist of the following nine panels: The Radical Right in Central and Eastern Europe The Internationalisation of the Radical Right Will Fascism return? On the Borderline Between Protest and Violence: Political…

Extreme Right Book now online

Courtesy of Google’s book search, a large parts of my new book on the Extreme Right in Western Europe (in German) is now available online. I don’t know how they calculate which and how many pages one may view but I was able to read several consecutive pages of it. Plus you have the search…

Section: Perspectives on the Radical Right

Over the last 25 years, the study of the extreme / radical / populist right has blossomed as a sub-discipline of both party and electoral research. As well as becoming the focus of significant case-specific and comparative work in stable democracies, the end of communism and the integration of the New Democracies in Central and…

Finally: New book on the Extreme Right Vote in Western Europe, 1980-2002

It’s almost unbelievable: after some six months of communication problems with the publishers, my recent book on the extreme right vote in Western Europe since the 1980s is finally out and ready for you to order and read (qualification: if you read German). If you don’t read German, you might still be interested in a…