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Marta Lorimer

Postdoctoral Research Associate

Dr Marta Lorimer is a Postdoctoral Research Associate on the Horizon2020 Project ‘Integrating Diversity in the European Union’. She works alongside Prof Richard Bellamy (UCL) and Dr Sandra Kröger (Exeter) on the normative foundations of differentiated integration in the European Union.

Prior to joining Exeter, she completed her PhD at the European Institute, London School of Economics. Her thesis studied how far right parties integrated Europe in their ideology, and with what implications. She has also held visiting fellowships at Sciences Po Paris and TU Dresden.

Her work has been published in the Journal of European Public Policy and Ethnic and Racial Studies.

 

External impact and engagement

Selected Blog Posts

‘Eurosceptic or Euro-ambivalent? Understanding the positions of far right parties on Europe’, Blog Post, LSE European Public Policy and Politics Blog (September 2020)

‘Europe as ideological resource: How far right parties can benefit from European integration’, Blog Post, LSE European Public Policy and Politics Blog (May 2020)

'Europe from the far right', Blog Post, Centre for Analysis of the Radical Right (December 2019)

‘Pro-Europe and anti-EU? Reviewing the far right’s view of Europe', Blog Post, Open Democracy (January 2019)

‘Reflections on the “open letter” debate: a middle way to approaching the radical right?’,  Blog Post (with Julian Göpffarth), Open Democracy (November 2018)

'What the far right thinks of Europe.' Blog post, EU Visions (October 2018)

'Right? Left? Neither? Why Radical Right Parties Reject the Politics of Left and Right.' Centre for Analysis of the Radical Right (May 2018) 

‘Where does Florian Philippot’s resignation leave the Front National?’ Blog Post, LSE European Public Policy and Politics Blog (September 2017)

‘The threat of ‘Frexit’ may have subsided, but Europe will remain a salient issue on the French political agenda’, Blog Post, LSE Brexit Blog, (May 2017)

'The Amazing Race: Tracking the twists and turns in France’s presidential election', Blog Post, LSE European Public Policy and Politics Blog (March 2017)

‘En Marche? Who is Emmanuel Macron and why he stands a chance to win the French presidency’, Blog Post, LSE European Public Policy and Politics Blog (January 2017, second most read blog post of 2017 on EUROPP blog)

Les Républicains primary: The runners and riders as the French centre-right selects its presidential candidate’, Blog Post, LSE European Public Policy and Politics Blog (September 2016)

‘Europe’s far right parties have also been toying with the idea of quitting the EU’, Blog Post, LSE Brexit Vote Blog (March 2016)

‘A cross-European platform to undermine the EU? Eurosceptic parties cooperate to create a vision for “another Europe”’, Blog Post, LSE European Public Policy and Politics Blog (February 2016)

‘The first round of the French regional elections: the far right turn’, Blog Post, LSE European Public Policy and Politics Blog (December 2015)

 

Podcasts

'Should we fear the rise of the far right?' , Podcast, LSE IQ Episode 22  (February 2019)

 

Invited Talks

Protecting the Nation from Migrants, Decline, and Other Threats? Radical Right Emergency Politics and their Purposes’ (30 June, TU Dresden Online Webinar)

'Macron En Marche: navigating French and European politics', Panelist, Policy Network, London (15 June 2017)

‘Why Britain Voted To Leave the EU – and What It Might Mean For The General Election’, Panelist, London School of Economics, London (27 April 2017)

‘Right-wing populism on the rise: Progressive counter-strategies for Europe’, Panelist, Foundation for European Progressive Studies, Brussels (20 April 2016)

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