Visiting Fellows

Marta Lorimer
London School of Economics and Political Science
January 2020

During her stay in Dresden Marta Lorimer will give a lecture on the topic 'Desperate times call for desperate measures’: Emergency politics and the rise of the radical right on 28th January.

Marta Lorimer recently completed her PhD in European Studies at the European Institute, London School of Economics and Political Science. Her thesis investigates the place of Europe in the ideology of the Italian and French far right. She holds a dual Master`s degree in European Studies from Sciences Po Paris and the London School of Economics.

Sabine Volk
Jagiellonian University Kraków
September 2019 - March 2020

Sabine Volk is a Marie-Curie-Fellow at the international research project „Delayed transformational fatigue in Central and Eastern Europe: Responding to the rise of illiberalism/populism”. Her research focuses on politics of remembrance in the context of right-wing populist discourses in Dresden and East Germany.

Mariana Mendes, MA
European University Institute

May/ June 2019

During her stay in Dresden Mariana Mendes gave a lecture on The Radical Right in Portugal and Spain: Why has it been unsuccessful in Portugal and why is the Landscape changing in Spain? in the context of the MIDEM-Lecture Series "Varieties of Populism".

Futhermore she wrote a MIDEM-Report on the General Elections in Spain 2019.

Her research focuses on southern european, in particular iberian populism.

Prof. Dr. Federico Finchelstein
The New School for Social Research
New York

May 2019