Why the German AfD achieved a disruption? My book chapter (Palgrave 2022)

The Right-Wing Populist Disruption in the Berlin Republic. Opportunity structures and Success of the Alternative for Germany (AfD), in: John Robertson/Michael Oswald (eds.): Flourishing Landscapes: Thirty Years of German Unification and the Legacy’s Impact, Festschrift für Winand Gellner zum Anlass seiner Emeritierung, Palgrave Macmillan: London 2022, pp. 231-247, (board reviewed).   Abstract Different to all […]

Book chapter in The Palgrave Handbook of Populism (with Mario Schäfer, Counter-Strategies)

The new standard on populism research (despite the book price 213,99 euro;-) for Hardcover : The Palgrave Handbook of Populism(just published)   Happy to contribute with the last chapter (pp. 665-685) in:   (together with Mario Schäfer): Searching for the philosopher´s stone. Counter-Strategies against Populism   The Palgrave Handbook of Populism pp 665-685| Cite as Searching for […]

Common event on Fake news against Populism in Europe (7th September), together the Minister for Federal and European Affairs and Regional Development of Lower Saxony Birgit Honé

  Attention – Fake! Strategies against populism in Europe 7 September 2020, 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm © Tobias Möller-Walsdorf Attention fake! Strategies against populism in Europe Programme     4:00 p.m. Welcome by the moderatorHolger Beckmann (Radio correspondent at ARD Brussels studio)       Welcome and introduction by the Minister for Federal and European Affairs and Regional […]

Lecturing (EU-Erasmus) in Barcelona on social work in times of fake news and populism (26th March)

From 24th to 26th March I was invited to be guest lecturer at Universitat Ramon Llull, specialized in Social work in Barcelona.  The funding came from EU Erasmus mobility fund for lecturers in exchange program with Catholic-University Eichstätt. There I am teaching regularly as a guest lecturer as well.  The topic of my lecture was “Social […]

My statements about the success of the AfD in Eastern Germany in Business Insider (30.8.2019)

Business Insider, 30/8/2019 Germany’s far-right populist party is poised to surge in the former Communist East 30 years after the fall of the Berlin Wall Eliza Relman     Supporters of the right-wing populist party Alternative for Germany at a rally in Brandenburg an der Havel. Eliza Relman/Insider On Sunday, the far-right populist Alternative for Germany […]

Statements after European elections in Deutsche Welle about the radical right in Germany

Deutsche Welle GERMANY, 27/May 2019, Author: Austin Davis  EU election: AfD surge in eastern Germany sets up clash of cultures The far-right AfD has emerged as the strongest political party in Germany’s formerly communist East. With the Greens winning big among young, urban voters though, the East-West divide looks set to deepen further. In Sunday’s European […]