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Research interests

Aurelien Mondon currently works on various project related to liberal and illiberal articulations of racism and right-wing populism, and their impact on liberal democracies. His research interests include:

  • Liberal and Illiberal Racisms and Islamophobias in elite discourse
  • Right-wing populism and the people as a ‘threat’ to democracy
  • The far right and its influence on mainstream politics (historical and contemporary)
  • The relationship between voting, abstention and democracy

Current project:

Aurelien Mondon has published widely in the mainstream and more specialised media such as CNN, the Guardian, The Independent, Open Democracy, Jacobin, Newsweek, DiscoverSociety, Libération

Education/Academic qualification

Doctor of Philosophy, La Trobe University

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Projects 2019 2020

Tackling Hate Crime in Higher Education

Mondon, A. & Callander, J.


Project: Other

Research Output 2009 2020

11 Citations (Scopus)
106 Downloads (Pure)

The French secular hypocrisy: the extreme right, the Republic and the battle for hegemony

Mondon, A., 17 Aug 2015, In : Patterns of Prejudice. 49, 4, p. 392-413 23 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
National Front
prime time
14 Citations (Scopus)
105 Downloads (Pure)

The Front National in the twenty-first century: From pariah to republican democratic contender

Mondon, A., Jun 2014, In : Modern and Contemporary France. 22, 3, p. 301-320 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

National Front
twenty-first century
5 Citations (Scopus)
98 Downloads (Pure)

Nicolas Sarkozy's legitimization of the Front National: background and perspectives

Mondon, A., Feb 2013, In : Patterns of Prejudice. 47, 1, p. 22-40 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
National Front
presidential election
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Fathers of the Lega Nord?

Author: Newth, G., 2019

Supervisor: Bull, A. (Supervisor) & Mondon, A. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD