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29 September 2021: German Elections: Right-wing Populist AfD Confirms Strength in the East (Sabine Volk)

26 June 2021: The Prince and the Bear – a fairy tale about nationalism in Romania (Ionut Chiruta)

25 June 2021: Safeguarding German democracy during the pandemic (Sabine Volk)

23 June 2021: June in Russia: magic mushrooms, dress codes and everyone’s favourite laundry (Michael Cole)

21 May 2021: How right-wing populists use food to legitimise their extreme views (Michael Cole)

18 April 2021: April in Russia: Russian woman made of salt shakes up Eurovision (Michael Cole)

25 March 2021: How the German far Right appropriates ideals of non-violent resistance (Sabine Volk)

22 March 2021: March in Russia: Zenit 36 – Covid 19 – can football help defeat the Coronavirus? (Michael Cole)

16 November 2020: What the Pegida movement tells us about divisions within German society (Sabine Volk)

06 October 2020: In Controversial Company: Conservatives and Far Right United on German Unity Day (Sabine Volk)

17 July 2020: It Started Out With A Fish, How Did It End Up Like This? (Michael Cole)

14 July 2020: LGBT resistance to Polish populism, or “what true Poland looks like”: notes from an LGBT protest in Krakow (Olena Yermakova)

23 June 2020: The “Good Change”: Polish populist presidential campaign 2015 and now (Carolin Heilig, Paulina Lenik)

18 June 2020: Marching On, But Not Together: The Georgian Far Right versus Guram Kashia (Michael Cole)

07 June 2020: Chatham House Common Future Conversation: How Can We Increase Youth Representation in Government? (Elena Cossu)

11 May 2020: Streets of Rage? Why asking Ukrainians to love their neighbours might show they are still streets apart (Olena Yermakova, Michael Cole)

07 May 2020: Under lockdown, Germany’s PEGIDA goes to YouTube (Sabine Volk)

01 May 2020: Whither dataveillance? Polish data harvest in times of pandemic (Paulina Lenik)

27 April 2020: Why the haste? Polish presidential elections, PiS and constitutional conundrum (Paulina Lenik)

25 April 2020: Reinventing ways to preserve Easter traditions in Czechia and Romania (Carlos Gómez del Tronco, Ionut Valentin Chiruta)

24 April 2020: The Orbán Plan

20 April 2020: Polish populism in time of pandemic (Paulina Lenik)

16 April 2020: A Familiar Battle in Unfamiliar Times (Carolin Heilig)

08 April 2020: Years of political clientelism and cronyism affect Romania’s response during the COVID-19 pandemic (Ionut Valentin Chiruta)

06 April 2020: Follow the Dream or Keep the Faith? The Societal Dilemma at the Heart of Georgia’s Response to Covid-19 (Michael Cole)

05 April 2020: Dietary Requirements: How Migrants’ Dignity Is Challanged? (Ionut Valentin Chiruta)

02 April 2020: Greece: Unequal Treatment of Migrants Before the Law (Ionut Valentin Chiruta)

01 April 2020: Dietary Requirements – How Migrants Dignity is Challanged? (Ionut Valentin Chiruta)

30 March 2020: Germany: is the COVID-19 pandemic weakening the far right? (Sabine Volk)

23 March 2020: The People’s Game: Why Football and Right-Wing Populism Might be the Perfect Match (Michael Cole)

18 March 2020: Introducing eastern Germany’s far right intellectuals (Sabine Volk)

15 March 2020: Commemoration at the Extremes: A Field Report from Dresden 2020 (Sabine Volk)

25 August 2019: The People’s Game: Why Football and Right-Wing Populism Might be the Perfect Match (Michael Cole)

20 June 2019: Soft Power: Cats, Branding and the Ukrainian Far-Right (Michael Cole)

14 May 2019: The joker becomes king: what happened in the Ukrainian election and why Chantal Mouffe might also vote for Zelenskiy (Olena Yermakova, Michael Cole)

10 May 2019: Ukrainian Politics is Like a Box of Chocolates… You Really Never Know What You’re Gonna Get (Olena Yermakova, Michael Cole)