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Understanding and Countering the Rise of Populist Extremism in Europe: Chatham House Report Launch

22 September 2011 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Chatham House, London


Professor Yasmin Alibhai-Brown, Columnist, The Independent, Broadcaster and Author
Jon Cruddas MP, Dagenham and Rainham
Dr Matthew Goodwin, Associate Fellow, Europe, Chatham House
Daniel Sachs, Chief Executive Officer, Proventus
Jonathan Scheele, Head, European Commission Representation in the UK
Chair: Dr Robin Niblett, Director, Chatham House



Across Europe, both east and west, populist extremist parties have attracted considerable support. The speakers will discuss this Chatham House report, the drivers behind the rise of these parties, highlight some distinctive patterns across different European regions, and how governments, mainstream parties and civil society can most effectively respond.

Report: Right Response: Understanding and Countering Populist Extremism in Europe