Tag: National Socialism

Savitri Devi And The Radical Right’s Fascination With Esoteric Nazism

In her quest to find spiritual roots for Nazism, Savitri Devi hijacked the beliefs of both Hinduism and Pharaoh Akhenaton. Decades after her attempt, the quest to find spirituality in Nazism has not disappeared from the ranks of the radical right. Why does the alt-right seems fascinated with Savitri Devi, a fascist devotee who made… Continue reading “Savitri Devi And The Radical Right’s Fascination With Esoteric Nazism”

The dusk after the dawn: fall of a Greek Neo-Nazi party

What can we learn from the rise and fall of the Golden Dawn party in Greece? Golden Dawn began as an ideological movement that managed throughout the years to evolve into a political movement and a political party, which successfully entered the national parliament and emerged as the third largest party in Greece. However, recently,… Continue reading “The dusk after the dawn: fall of a Greek Neo-Nazi party”

Conference Report: “Right-Wing Extremism as a research object in Contemporary History”

On February 1st 2019 a workshop was organized by the Zentrum für zeithistorische Forschung (ZZF) (Centre for Contemporary History) in Potsdam, with Frank Bösch, Yves Müller, Dominik Rigoll, Sarah Schulz, Julia Kleinschmidt, Christoph Schulze, Anke Hoffstadt, Henrike Voigtländer and Sebastian Bischoff, to name only those present on stage. The purpose of this workshop with approximately… Continue reading “Conference Report: “Right-Wing Extremism as a research object in Contemporary History””