[Event] The European Far Right: Historical and Contemporary Perspectives

Embedded image permalink

Time: 05 November 2015 14:30-20:00
Place: Home for Cooperation, Nicosia, Cyprus

The conference attempts to shed light on the organizational nature, ideologies and electoral fortunes of far-right parties in contemporary Europe, especially during the post-2008 economic crisis, but also before. It also aims at discussing the variety of new challenges that far-right extremism and populism present European citizens and governments with.

RSVP to [email protected] no later than Wednesday 04.11.15

​Co-organised with the FRIEDRICH-EBERT-STIFTUNG (FES) Cyprus and the Cyprus Association of Political Science (KYSYPE)

PROGRAMME
14:30 – 15:00 Welcome
Harry Tzimitras (PRIO Cyprus Centre)
Hubert Faustmann (Friedrich Ebert Stiftung and University of Nicosia)
Giorgos Charalambous (PRIO Cyprus Centre and University of Cyprus)

15:00 – 16:00 Inaugural Speech
Moderator – Giorgos Charalambous (PRIO Cyprus Centre and University of Cyprus)

Aristotle Kallis (University of Lancaster)
‘The Thin Red Line: Radical Right and the Mainstream in Perspective’

16:00 – 16:30 Coffee Break

16:30 – 18:00 Panel I: Case Studies from Southern Europe
Moderator – Hubert Faustmann (Friedrich Ebert Stiftung and University of Nicosia)

Giorgos Charalambous (PRIO Cyprus Centre and University of Cyprus) and Panos
Christophorou (Researcher) Far-Right Populism and Domestic Context: The Case of Cyprus
Daphne Halikiopoulou (University of Reading) The Golden Dawn’s Nationalist Solution:
Explaining the Rise of the Far Right in Greece
Andrea Mammone (Royal Holloway) Lega Nord and Neo-Fascists Marching on Rome?

18:00 – 18:30 Coffee break

18:30 – 20:00 Panel II: Case Studies from Northern Europe
Moderator – Theodora A. Maniou (Frederick University, Cyprus and Cyprus Association of
Political Science)

Aurélien Mondon (University of Bath) The Irresistible Rise of the Front National? Populism
and the Mainstreaming of the Extreme Right
Krisztian Szabados (Political Capital Institute, Budapest) The Secrets to Jobbik’s Success. A
Case Study from Hungary
Andreas Kemper (Duisburger Institut für Sprach- und Sozialforschung and Universität
Münster) AfD, Pegida and the New Right in Germany

Yiannis-visibility hidden

Top