The Head of Publishing at CARR, Dr. Eviane Leidig is a postdoctoral fellow on the INTERSECT project at MF Norwegian School of Theology, Religion and Society, and an affiliate at the Center for Research on Extremism (C-REX) at the University of Oslo. Eviane's current research compares the role of women in the far right in India and the West. She looks in particular at female influencers on social media who promote Hindu nationalist and alt-right narratives, respectively, and the transnational connections between these movements. You can find her work in Al Jazeera, Foreign Policy,_ Radio Free Europe_, and the Huffington Post.
September 15th, 2020 | Season 1 | 20 mins 6 secs
extremism, history, populism, right-wing
Guest Dr. Eviane Leidig joins Right Rising to break down some key terms used by scholars when talking about the "radical right." How should we understand the differences between "far right," "radical right," and "extreme right"?