extremism & populism

Migration - Perspectives and Possible Solutions Conference

6 May 2016

The conference on the topic of Migration - Perspectives and Possible Solutions was held at the Faculty of Social Studies, Masaryk University, Brno on 5th May 2016. The International Institute of Political...

Old and New Forms of Populism in Central Europe Conference

29 April 2016

Our research team´s expert, Vlastimil Havlík, took part in conference Old and New Forms of Populism in Central Europe. The conference was held in the CEVRO Institute in Prague on 28th April 2016.  In his...

Elections in the Time of Migrant Crisis

15 March 2016

Hana Lipovská [1]

Landtag elections are widely classified as second order elections (Loughlin et al. 2012). The March elections in three German federal states changed this traditional point of view substantially....

Unexpected Results of Parliamentary Election in Slovakia

12 March 2016

Read an interview with Michal VAŠEČKA, our research team´s sociologist, in Respekt. Michal comments on a surprising result of the parliamentary election in Slovakia, which took place on 12th March,...

A Rise of Populism in the Slovak Parliament

7 March 2016

Petra Čekmeová [*]


The parliamentary elections in the Slovak Republic, held on 5 March 2016, approved a rising popularity of populist parties in the country. According to the official results eight political...

Ireland: Sinn Féin strengthens in the lower chamber

4 March 2016

Jitka Doležalová [1]


The Irish general election took place on 26th February 2016. It brought out more fragmentation of the Irish political system. The mainstream parties, Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil, failed...

Disappearing of "White Knights" from Slovak Politics

3 March 2016

Read the commentary of Michal VAŠEČKA, our research team´s expert, in the Economist.

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Seminar Focused on Hate Crimes in Prague

14 January 2016

A one-day seminar which was focused on hate crimes was held in the Czech Judical Academy in Prague on 12th January, 2016. Kateřina UHLÍŘOVÁ, our research team´s expert, spoke about hate crimes in perspective...