23/01/2023
09:00 - 18:00
Lisbon, Portugal

FEPS, together with the Karl-Renner Institut and the Portuguese Socialist Party (PS), co-hosted a high-level Next Left conference on “Right-wing extremism and our progressive duty to fight it” on Monday, 23 January 2023, in Lisbon.

Among the participants:

  • Jamila Madeira, PS International Secretary.
  • José Luis Rodríguez Zapatero, PSOE, former Spain Prime Minister.
  • Maria João Rodrigues, FEPS President.
  • Andreas Schieder, MEP, S&D Group in the European Parliament, Head of Delegation, Chair of the Next Left Research Program. 
  • Augusto Santos Silva, Former Portugal Foreign Affairs Minister.
  • Tiago Fernandes, Scientific Researcher at Centro de Química Estrutural (CQE), Instituto Superior Técnico (IST), University of Lisboa.
  • András Biró Nagy, Director at Policy Solutions.
  • Daphne Halikiopoulou, Professor of Comparative Politics at University of Reading.
  • Eunice Goes, Professor of Politics at Richmond University, The American International Universityin London.
  • Patrick Diamond, Senior Lecturer, Professor of Public Policy at Queen Mary University.
  • Anna Pacześniak, Professor of Political Science at the University of Wrocław.
  • Eric Sundström, Analyst and strategist, Swedish Trade Union Confederation.

Moderation by Ania Skrzypek, FEPS Director of Research and Training and Maria Maltschnig, Director of Karl-Renner Institut.

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