Articles by Eylem Kanol

February 28, 2023

How ideological polarisation drives protest against Covid containment measures

Eylem Kanol
In recent years, demonstrations against containment measures to mitigate the spread of Covid-19 have dominated the protest landscape. Sophia Hunger, Swen Hutter and Eylem Kanol explain what drives individuals from passive sympathy to active participation. They find that political and ideological attitudes, rather than 'biographical availability', play a critical role
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Eylem Kanol
Research Fellow, WZB Berlin Social Science Center / Interim Professor of Sociology of Religion, University of Münster

Eylem studied Sociology at TU Dresden (BA), Leeds University (MA) and the Free University of Berlin (MA).

He received his doctorate in sociology on the subject of Islamist radicalisation from Humboldt University Berlin.

Since 2015, he has been a research fellow at WZB's Migration, Integration, Transnationalization research unit.

He tweets @eylemyap

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