When? 27th of February 2019
Where? IIR Prague
Why do some Islamist parties adopt democratic ideas and then move away toward more authoritarian ones? What explains these shifts and what have the relations between the state and Islamist movements to do with this process?
The core idea of party moderation implies a party’s embracement of open worldviews that do not contradict democratic principles and compromise with other actors. While much has been written on the factors leading to the moderation of Islamist parties, little is known why such moderation does not sustain or why de-moderation is likely to follow afterwards.
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