13 Oct 2019

The rise of Germany's new ultranationalist intelligentsia

From Sunday Morning, 10:04 am on 13 October 2019

The far right in East Germany has long been associated with the disaffected masses, but there is a growing intellectual class, including influential writers, artists and academics, helping to spread the word and change the nationalist intelligentsia narrative. Julian Göpffarth is a PdD candidate at the London School of Economics European Institute whose work focuses on the intellectual support for the populist far right in East Germany.