Extremisms, viral violence and pandemic: Fusion Extreme Right and future perspectives

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This article aims to present the results of the research activities carried out in the framework of Converge – COVID-19 Working Group – Itstime Working Group: COVID-19 and Viral Violence. The research focused on key questions aimed at exploring, understanding and interpreting how the current pandemic caused by the COVID-19 virus can influence the activities of various forms of extremism. 70 BARBARA LUCINI In addition, a deepening of extreme right and its many expressions is proposed, given its peculiarity and importance as a global threat. The research activities were conducted according to a mixed methodological approach, using as methodological tools, an online investigative survey and an open source-based digital ethnography. The analysis of these researches has produced significant findings, to better understand and interpret the threat posed by the extreme right in various parts of the world and in the context of the current pandemic. Finally, new relationships between concepts lead to the definition of fusion extreme right to generally identify the phenomena related to extreme right as well as the issue of symbolic violence.
Lingua originaleEnglish
Titolo della pubblicazione ospiteSicurezza Terrorismo Società Security Terrorism Society
Numero di pagine24
Stato di pubblicazionePubblicato - 2020


  • Extreme Right
  • Fusion extreme right
  • Symbolic violence
  • Viral violence
  • extremism
  • pandemic


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