Moise Palace
7-8 June

“𝐂𝐨𝐮𝐧𝐭𝐞𝐫𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝐅𝐚𝐫-𝐑𝐢𝐠𝐡𝐭: 𝐑𝐞𝐠𝐢𝐨𝐧𝐚𝐥 𝐚𝐧𝐝 𝐋𝐨𝐜𝐚𝐥 𝐀𝐩𝐩𝐫𝐨𝐚𝐜𝐡𝐞𝐬 𝐟𝐨𝐫 𝐀𝐜𝐭𝐢𝐨𝐧” workshop was organized by the Institute for Democratic Engagement Southeast Europe (IDESE), and the Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung Dialogue Southeast Europe (FES SOE).

On the first day, participants of the workshop were welcomed by Ralf Melzer and the Major of the City of Cres Marin Gregorović. The welcoming word was followed by Michael Jennewein’s presentation of the Study “Understanding Right-Wing Populism and What do about it” by FES, moderated by Vedran Džihić and Gazela Pudar Draško.

The program continued with Balša Lubarda, Predrag Petrović, Arlinda Rrustemi, Florian Bieber, and Jelena Đureinović’s inputs on the main features and directions of the far-right activities in SEE. The end of the first day workshop was intended to “Key areas of intervention 1 – Civil society and far-right – issues and directions for action” led by Dimitar Nikolovski, Srdan Djurovic, Rafal Pankowski, Halina Chraščová, and “Key areas of intervention 2 – The religion and far-right – issues and directions for action” by Hikmet Karčić, Ivan Ejub Kostić.

The second day of the workshop started with a presentation on the “Key areas of intervention 3 – Media and far-right – issues and directions for action” held by Nermina Kuloglija, Harun Karcic, and Oliver Vujović.

Followed by inputs from Nejra Latic-Hulusic, Bojan Baća, Vanja Antonijević, and Tamara Pavasović Trošt on the „Key areas of intervention 4 – Solidarity potentials”.

You can find the full program here.

UNIRI The Moise Palace: Cres Island

An education center of the University of Rijeka. A five-hundred-year-old patrician townhouse and the largest Renaissance palace on the Croatian islands. A venue and forum for various scientific and research activities, it welcomes visiting academics, students and scholars.