Beatriz Buarque

Special guest

Beatriz is a PhD candidate at the University of Manchester who is investigating the legitimisation of alt-right conspiracy theories (white genocide, great replacement, cultural Marxism, deep state) in digital spaces. Her project proposes a novel way of exploring digital political phenomenon, engaging with different areas of expertise in a transdisciplinary way. Her main research interests are: political communication, alternative right, conspiracy theories.

She is also the leading investigator of the independent research group MAFTI (Mapping the Far-right Truth Industry) and Founder of the award winner NGO Words Heal the World, which empowers young people to challenge hate speech and develop strategies to tackle extremism.

Beatriz Buarque has been a guest on 1 episode.