• eDossier
  • The New Right and the Old Left in South-East Europe

  • By Walter Baier , Rade Dragojević , Angelina Giannopoulou , Stanislav Dodov , Nenad Glišić , Dinko Kreho , Tadej Kure , Miloš Perović , Florin Poenaru , Tjaša Pureber , Artan Sadiku | 26 Mar 19 | Posted under: Central and Eastern Europe , History , The Left , Rightist Movements
  • In recent years Europe has experienced an unexpected rise in the power and influence of the far-right. At the same time, some of the traditionally most important left-wing parties experienced their demise. To shed a light on the interconnectedness of these two processes, transform! europe offers this eDossier.


    This text brings together different essays and articles previously published by regional portal Bilten.org supported by Belgrade office of Rosa Luxemburg Foundation, offering a unique and valuable overview of The New Right and the Old Left in South-East Europe. Although written in specific contexts during the last four years, these articles provide a deeper, analytic understanding of broader political developments, so none of them lost its relevance.


    Please find the eDossier for download on the right/below (mobile version) in 'Documents' (English and Croatian, PDF).


    Table Of Content


    The Old Left

    Florin Poenaru: Social Democrats in Power: Romanian Case
    Artan Sadiku: Reforming Macedonian political system
    Nenad Glišić: Decay of Serbian Social Democracy
    Rade Dragojević: Social Democracy on the Periphery: A Brand Without Political Content
    Dinko Kreho: Political paralysis of “civic” option
    Angelina Giannopoulou: Where “pasokification” was born: A glimpse of PASOK’s collapse

    The New Right

    Tadej Kurepa: Serbian Neonazis on Hold
    Miloš Perović: Network of Black International in Serbia
    Florin Poenaru: Is there extreme right in Romania?
    Stanislav Dodov: Bulgaria’s Refugee-Hunters
    Tjaša Pureber: New faces of fascism in Slovenia
    Walter Baier: We Are Living in Dangerous Times



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