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FRAN Long Read
The Austrian Freedom Party – from historical revisionism and populist regionalism to nativist welfare chauvinism and Orbánization
FRAN Long Read This necessarily brief analysis of the successes and failures of the Austrian far-right party FPÖ (‘Freedom Party of Austria’; Freiheitliche Partei Österreichs), as established in political organizations in the Second Austrian Republic, focuses, firstly, on the five stages in the history of the far right. Secondly, the ‘Haider-phenomenon‘ illustrates how anti-elitism, EU-skepticism,…
Russlandsversteher from the German Far-Right: Russian Propaganda and Its Reverberations by the Alternative for Germany during the Russian Invasion of Ukraine
Despite Russia waging its war of aggression in Ukraine, some actors in Western democracies continue to excuse the actions of the Russian government and military. In Germany, the far-right contributes to disseminating the Russian discourses regarding the ongoing Russian invasion of Ukraine and, therefore, can be considered part of the Russian continuous soft power to…
Welcome to the first blog post of the Far Right Analysis Network! We wanted to use this space to outline some of the changes that have occurred in the reformation of our organization between 2021 and 2023. These important processes have radically changed our structure in order to better suit a network of scholars who…