In Search of the Radicalized Mainstream: Mobilizing, Normalizing and Normativizing Far-Right Ideologies from the Centre

International Conference
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The international conference "In Search of the Radicalized Mainstream: Mobilizing, normalizing and normativizing far-right ideologies from the centre" on November 9 and 10, 2023 aim to explore, discuss, and redefine the relationship between the radicalized margins and the mainstream across different social, regional and historical contexts.

Confercence attendance is reserved to active participants. However: Keynote speaker sessions are open for digital attendance of interested persons. To access the link, please contact rami(at)

For interested parties, Introduction, Keynote speakers & Discussion will be open on 9.11. from 11:00 to 13:00:

  • In search of the radicalized mainstream? - Sabrina Zajak, Anna-Maria Meuth & Liriam Sponholz
  • The Centrality of Mobilization against Migration in Europe: Why, How and to What Effect? -  Kristian Berg Harpviken
  • Discursive Shifts, Mainstreaming of the Far-Right, and the Normalization of the Politics of Exclusion - Michal Krzyzanowski

As well as Keynote Speakers & Discussion on 10.11. from 10:00 to 12:00:

  • "Driving on the Right”: The Shameless Normalization of Far-Right Discourses - Ruth Wodak
  • The distant middle. How the middle becomes more radicalized - Andreas Zick

The program for the conference can be found  here, as well as on the website of the German Center for Integration and Migration Research.