Articles by Manès Weisskircher

September 23, 2021

What AfD can(not) expect from this Sunday’s general election

Manès Weisskircher
Alternative für Deutschland is not expected to make gains at this Sunday’s general election in Germany, yet it is essential to scrutinise the party’s strongholds, writes Manès Weisskircher. AfD’s strength in the east is not just relevant for the party's future. It may also shape German politics in the medium term
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Manès Weisskircher
Postdoctoral Researcher, Department of Sociology and Human Geography and the Center for Research on Extremism (C-REX), University of Oslo

Manès' research interests are social movements, political parties, and far-right politics.

Follow him on Twitter @ManesWeissk

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