Eviane Leidig



Faglige kompetanseområder:

  • Far right
  • Hindu nationalism
  • Alt-right
  • Gender
  • Social media


Eviane Leidig is a researcher affiliated with the INTERSECT (Intersecting Flows of Islamophobia) project at MF. Her research specializes on the far right, gender, and online radicalization, recruitment, and propaganda. Her regional expertise includes transnational connections between India, North America, and Europe.

Leidig holds a PhD in sociology from the University of Oslo. During her PhD, she was visiting scholar at the University of Oxford and New York University.

An outward facing researcher, Leidig regularly contributes to international media outlets and consults for policy makers and civil society organisations. She is also an affiliate at the Center for Research on Extremism (C-REX) at the University of Oslo, Head of Policy at the Centre for Analysis of the Radical Right (CARR), and an Associate Fellow at the Global Network on Extremism & Technology (GNET).

For more, see her website: evianeleidig.com.

Nyeste vitenskapelige publikasjoner

  • (2020). Mainstreaming the Global Radical Right: CARR Yearbook 2019/20. Ibidem-Verlag. ISBN: 9783838214467
  • Leidig, E. (2020). Hindutva as a variant of right-wing extremism. Patterns of Prejudice, 54(3), s. 215 - 237. ISSN: 0031-322X
  • Leidig, E. (2019). Immigrant, Nationalist and Proud: A Twitter Analysis of Indian Diaspora Supporters for Brexit and Trump. Media and Communication, 7(1), s. 77 - 89. ISSN: 2183-2439

Utdanning og praksis

2010 - 2014BA, Interdisciplinary Studies, University of California, Berkeley
2014 - 2015MSc with Distinction, Ethnicity and Multiculturalism, University of Bristol
2016 - 2020PhD, Sociology, University of Oslo


2020 - d.d.Head of Policy, Centre for Analysis of the Radical Right (CARR)
2020 - d.d.Associate Fellow, Global Network on Extremism & Technology (GNET)