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Selected speeches and panels


July 13: Participation in a panel discussion on the topic ‘A deep dive into political attitudes: Has populism disrupted the traditional left-right divide?’, invited by the Bundesverband Deutscher Stiftungen, Open Society Initiative for Europe and Pew Research Center, Berlin.

July 12: Presentation on „Populism as an Attitude of Political Elites“ Free University of Berlin.

July 6: Presentation on ‘Change and access to power structures in political parties’, 16. KommunalAkademie, Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung, Bonn.

March 12: Participation in a panel discussion on the topic ‘Shift to the right in Europe? – What does this mean for us?’ Auslandsgesellschaft Nordrhein-Westfalen, Dortmund.


September 9: Chair of the panel ‘Support for Left/Right Populists: Insights from Case Studies’ ECPR General Conference, Oslo, Norway.

May 23: Speech on the Populist Radical Right in Western Europe, Antirasisk Conference of theCenter for Research on Extremism (C-REX), Oslo, Norway.

May 17: Presentation on the AfD before the German general election, University of Mainz.

May 8: Presentation on ‘The Electorate of the AfD’, symposium ‘After Pegida. Right-Wing Populism and Political Education’, Bundeszentrale für politische Bildung, Hannover.

May 2: Presentation on the populist radical right at the cluster of excellence at the University of Konstanz.

April 8: Participation in a panel discussion on „21st Century Populism and its Sources“ XXIV Brno Symposium, Czech Republic.

TV and vlog appearances

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03/2017, Bundeszentrale für politische Bildung, on the populist radical right (in German)

09/05/2017, Tagesschau24, on the TV debate of the AfD, CSU, FDP, Greens and Left Party

09/04/2017, Tagesschau24, on the TV debate of Angela Merkel and Martin Schulz

03/24/2017, Tagesschau24, on the regional election in the Saarland (in German)

08/12/2015, Phoenix, on the regional elections in France (in German)

Presentations and speeches

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