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Apr 17 2013
Five minutes with William Outhwaite: “The chic ultra-right populism of Geert Wilders and others is certainly worrying”
As part of our on-going Thinkers on Europe series, EUROPP’s editors Stuart A Brown and Chris Gilson spoke to Professor of Sociology William Outhwaite about the EU’s democratic deficit, the rise of the far-right, and whether sociologists should do more … Continue reading
Posted by: April 17, 2013
Apr 11 2013
Five minutes with Michael Mann: “Globalisation has never been a singular process; it’s always been a multiple one”
How do we conceptualise processes of globalisation, and what impact does European integration have on nation states? As part of our on-going ‘Thinkers on Europe’ series, EUROPP’s editors spoke to Michael Mann about his view of globalisation, the effect of … Continue reading
Posted by: April 11, 2013
Apr 3 2013
The blurring of the border between the mainstream right and far-right in France has helped to normalize the Front National.
A recent poll suggests that one-third of French people agree with the ideas of the Front National. Nonna Mayer looks at what lies behind this apparent normalization of France’s once outcast far-right. The most recent poll on the popularity of France’s … Continue reading
Posted by: April 3, 2013
Feb 6 2013
The 2013 Italian elections will be pivotal for the future of Lega Nord and the regions of Northern Italy.
Parliamentary elections are due to be held in Italy on 24-25 February. As part of EUROPP’s series of articles previewing the election, Gianluca Passarelli assesses the prospects of one of Italy’s most controversial parties: Lega Nord. He notes that the … Continue reading
Posted by: February 6, 2013
Dec 17 2012
The Sweden Democrats racism scandal will not be a fatal blow to the party’s appeal to the Swedish electorate.
Last month a Swedish newspaper published video footage showing prominent members of the far-right Sweden Democrats (SD) party verbally abusing a Swedish-Kurdish comedian. Anders Hellström argues that while the scandal has undermined the party’s attempts to move into the political … Continue reading
Posted by: December 17, 2012
Dec 10 2012
Today EUROPP launches the first episode in our new voxEUROPP series of podcasts. Presented by Chris Gilson and Stuart A Brown voxEUROPP draws on academic experts from EUROPP to discuss the latest issues across European governance, economics, politics, culture and society, … Continue reading
Posted by: December 10, 2012