From the Margins to the Mainstream: The Transformation of the Radical Right
Date: May 22, 2017 Monday
Place: santralistanbul Campus, Energy Museum-Seminar Room
Speaker: Cas Mudde (University of Georgia)
Discussant: Prof. Dr. İlter Turan (BİLGİ Department of International Relations)
Moderator: Assoc. Prof. Dr. Pınar Uyan Semerci (BİLGİ Department of International Relations)
The conference organized by İstanbul Bilgi University Department of International Relations is open to all interested people.
The conference will be held in English; there will be no translation.
Cas Mudde is associate professor in the School of Public and International Affairs at the University of Georgia (USA). Also, he is one of the prominent name on right-wing extremism and populism. He is author of the "Populist Radical Right Parties in Europe" (2007) and editor of "Political Extremism" (2014), "Youth and the Extreme Right" (2014), and "Populism in Europe and Latin America: Corrective or Threat for Democracy?" (2012). In 2017, "Populism: Very Short Introduction is published by the Oxford University Press". His book "Populist Radical Right Parties in Europe" won the Stein Rokkan Prize in 2008 and was named an Outstanding Academic Title by Choice.