The Radical Right in Scandinavia: Before, During & After the Pandemic

June 24th, 2021 · 43 mins 6 secs

About this Episode

In this special episode hosted by the CARR Right Rising Populism Research Unit, Mette Wiggen and Maureen Eger join Host James F. Downes in providing an introduction to the Radical Right in Scandinavia. This episode explores the rise of the radical right in Sweden and Norway alongside the importance of the Scandinavian political context in Europe.

The episode also breaks down support for the radical right before, during and after the COVID-19 pandemic. The episode discusses the main ideological features of the radical right in Scandinavia alongside the evolution of the immigration issue and how radical right parties are adopting different strategies on the immigration issue, primarily as a result of the COVID-19 Pandemic.