Dr. Manès Weisskircher


manes.weisskircher [at] wzb.eu
Reichpietschufer 50
D-10785 Berlin
B 005
Visiting Researcher of the

Dr. Manès Weisskircher leads the BMBF-funded research group REXKLIMA (Far-right politics versus climate action?) at the Institute of Political Science, TU Dresden. Moreover, he is affiliated to the Center for Research on Extremism (C-REX), University of Oslo, and the Center for Civil Society Research, Berlin Social Science Center (WZB). He holds a PhD from the European University Institute (2019).

Dr. Weisskircher's research focuses on social movements, political parties, democracy, and the far right. His research has been published in journals such as the European Journal of Political ResearchParty PoliticsPolitical StudiesGovernment & OppositionSocial Movement StudiesGerman PoliticsPolitics and GovernanceSociological Perspectives. He is one of the authors of 'Gains and Losses: How Protestors Win and Lose' (Oxford University Press). Please find a full list of publications here.

In the past Dr. Weisskircher taught at universities in Boon, Bucharest, Düsseldorf, Dresden and Vienna and at the social science college of the German Academic Scholarship Foundation.