Karlsruhe Dialogues 2009

Right-Wing Extremism in Europe today



Ibraimo Alberto
Representative and delegate for foreign nationals of the city of Schwedt/ Oder, social worker, engaged in networks against right-wing extremism, Award Ambassador for Democracy and Tolerance 2008
Prof. Dr. David Art
Department of Political Science, Tufts University Medford/Massachusetts, Max Weber Fellow at the European University Institute, Florence
Dr. Reiner Becker
Institute for Educational Science, Philipps University Marburg
Ronny Blaschke M.A.
Freelance sportswriter, Berlin
Prof. Axel Buchholz
Honorary professor for radio journalism, Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz, former editor in chief at the radio station of the Saarland Broadcasting Corporation
Prof. Dr. Jean-Yves Camus
Professor for Political Science, Institute for Jewish Studies Elie Wiesel and Institute for International and Strategic Relations (IRIS), Paris
Jörg Fischer-Aharon
Ex neo-Nazi, freelance journalist and education officer on the subject of rightwing extremism, deputy chairman and executive director of the haKadima – Bildungswerk für Demokratie und Kultur e.V. Berlin
Dr. Matthew Goodwin
Institute for Political and Economic Governance (IPEG), University of Manchester
Prof. Dr. Wilhelm Heitmeyer
Professor of Socialisation and Director of the Institute for interdisciplinary Research on Conflict and Violence, Bielefeld University
Dr. Michael Kohlstruck
Head of the working group Youth Violence and Right-Wing Extremism, Center for Research on Antisemitism, Technical University of Berlin
Dr. Rafal Pankowski
Deputy editor of the magazine and member of Never again, expert for extremism at the Collegium Civitas Warsaw
Dr. Thomas Pfeiffer
Department for the Protection of the Constitution at the Ministry of the Interior North Rhine-Westphalia, Assistant Lecturer for Political Science, Ruhr University Bochum
Prof. Dr. Birgit Rommelspacher
Professor for Psychology (focus on interculturalism and gender), Alice Salomon University of Applied Sciences, Berlin
Prof. Dr. Jens Rydgren
Department of Sociology, Stockholm University
Britta Schellenberg M.A.
Former member of the Bundestag and Delegate for Foreign Nationals of the Federal Government, vice chairwoman of Gegen Vergessen – Für Demokratie e.V., chair of Humanity in Action Germany
Cornelia Schmalz-Jacobsen
Centre for Applied Policy Research (C·A·P), Ludwig Maximilians University Munich
Prof. Dr. Marc Swyngedouw
Chairman of the Centre for Sociological Research (CeSO) and Director of the Institute of Social and Political Opinion Research (ISPO), University of Leuven, Visiting Professor at Sciences Po Lille, France
Dr. Rudolf van Hüllen
Political scientist, lecturer and freelance researcher of extremism, former Head of Division at the Federal Office for the Protection of the Constitution, Cologne
Bernd Wagner
Managing director of the ZDK – Society for a Democratic Culture, co-founder of EXIT Germany, ret. Detective Chief Superintendent