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News from Western Europe, Friday 31st May 2013

RESEARCH The journal of the Association for the Study of Modern Italy:  Special Issue: The cult of Mussolini in twentieth-century Italy The full journal can be accessed here.

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News from Western Europe, Monday 27th May 2013

AUSTRIA Comment – Policy Network: New political conflict and the radical right in Austria. ‘Austria’s two mainstream political parties have seen their total vote share almost cut in half over the last two decades as new political conflict lines emerge over immigration, EU integration and political trust. A new study shows that the radical right has […]

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News from Western Europe, Wednesday 22nd May 2013

RESEARCH Richard Rogers and the Digital Methods Initiative, Amsterdam: Right-Wing Formations in Europe and Their Countermeasures: An Online Mapping. ‘This report describes the findings from an online mapping of the populist right and right-wing extremism in Europe. By online mapping is meant a picture of the right according to the web. We have not correlated our findings with […]

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News from Western Europe, Monday 6th May 2013

EUROPE Hope Not Hate: Populist movements ride wave of resentment against EU. ‘By seizing a quarter of the vote in local elections this week, the UK Independence party has stamped its image on British politics in a manner comparable to populist, anti-establishment movements across continental Europe. There is a rising possibility that Ukip and like-minded parties […]

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News from Western Europe, Monday 29th April 2013

EUROPE Video – RT: Clampdown on Islam in Europe drives young Muslims to Syrian war. ‘Backslash on multiculturalism in Europe and easy access to global jihad info on the web prompts young Muslims from France and other EU states to join the Syrian rebels, Jean-Yves Camus, a specialist on extremism, told RT. The EU’s anti-terror chief, […]

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News from Western Europe, Wednesday 24th April 2013

AUSTRIA Translated from German – Die Presse: Islam Study: Young Muslims are well integrated. ‘In a study of 1000 Muslims in Austria are large differences in traditionalism and religiosity emerging from generation to generation. 16 percent of men think that their wife should definitely wear a headscarf. Young Muslims living in Austria well integrated, but can […]

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News from Western Europe, Tuesday 23rd April 2013

BELGIUM Flanders News: Prison sentence for racist cop. ‘A Chief Inspector from the Brussels South Local Police Service has been given an 8 month prison sentence and fined 1,100 for racist behaviour while he was on duty. The man had assaulted and racially abused a suspect and a colleague. As sentence was passed, the disgraced police […]

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News from Western Europe, Thursday 28th March 2013

EUROPE Euro-Islam: Racism: Muslims are the people most affected by discrimination in Europe according to the 2012 ENAR report on discrimination in Europe. ‘Muslim citizens are most affected by episodes of discrimination in Europe. This is what emerges from the report on racism in the EU 2011-2012, published by the European Network Against Racism (ENAR). […]

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News from Western Europe, Monday 25th March 2013

EUROPE Event – ICSR: What Is the New Far Right? ICSR Conference and Report Launch. ‘At this major conference, experts, analysts and policymakers from across Europe discussed the evolving threat from a new breed of far right extremists, the so-called “Counter-Jihad” movement. The event also launched ICSR’s latest policy report, “A Neo-Nationalist Network: The English […]

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News from Western Europe, Monday 4th March 2013

EUROPE Huffington Post: Holocaust Researchers Catalog 42,500 Nazi Ghettos, Camps; Numbers Are ‘Unbelievable’. ‘Researchers from the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum have concluded that over 40,000 Nazi camps and ghettos existed during Hitler’s reign of terror between 1933 to 1945. The total is far higher than most historians had previously estimated, according to The New […]

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