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Right-Wing Studies Conference - In The News

From April 25-27, the Berkeley Center for Right-Wing Studies held its Inaugural Conference on Right-Wing Studies.  Over 200 people gathered to hear more than 90 scholars from 8 countries and 4 regions of the world present new and emergent research on a wide range of topics. In addition to the keynote panel and 18 other panels, there was also a film screening and discussion of “Documenting Hate: Charlottesville.”  Many of the papers presented at the conference will be added to the Center’s open access eScholarship Repository site in the coming weeks.  Read more about the conference and some of its presenters in this Berkeleyan news article and in Maik Fielitz's report on the conference here.

Anatomy of Illiberal States

Dr. Alina Polyakova, a former CRWS Graduate Fellow and now a Foreign Policy Fellow at Brookings, has published a new report with colleagues entitled, "The Anatomy of Illiberal States: Assessing and responding to democratic decline in Turkey and Central Europe." The report "analyzes the illiberal toolkit--a set of tools, tactics, and practices used by forces in power to roll back checks and balances." Read more here.


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