Conference on Democracy and extremism
Between 11 and 13 June 2008, Miroslav Mareš participated in the international conference "Democracy and Extremism" organized by Georgia State University. The conference consisted of seven panels discussing important issues of the study of extremism and measures employed against this phenomenon. Miroslav Mareš presented his paper "Extremist parties in East Central Europe during post-communist transformation process" in the panel "Assessing alternative responses to party-based extremism". The import of the conference was in that it allowed discussion of experts from several countries who employ diverse theoretical and normative approaches to the study of this topic.