Dr. Andreas Dafnos

Research Associate (PostDoc)

Institute of Political Science

Tel.: +49 89 6004-3002

Email: andreas.dafnos@unibw.de

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Twitter: @andreasdafnos

Andreas Dafnos is a Research Associate in Comparative Digital Dynamics of Riots and Multi-Method Integration at the Institute of Political Science, Bundeswehr University Munich (research project: SPARTA). Previously, he studied the mobilisation processes of the British far-right in the period 2009-2019 at the University of Sheffield (England), where he received his Ph.D. in 2021. Andreas also holds a double Master’s Degree in Public Policy and Human Development from the Maastricht Graduate School of Governance and the United Nations University (Netherlands), and a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration from the Athens University of Economics and Business (Greece).


Research Interests:

  • ​Social Movement Theory
  • Political Extremism and Radicalisation
  • Social Media Analytics
  • Far-Right Politics


Affiliations: Fellow at the Centre for Analysis of the Radical Right (CARR)




  • ​Allchorn, William and Dafnos, Andreas. “Far-Right Mobilisations in Great Britain: 2009-2019.” CARR FRGB Dataset Research Report 2020.1. London, UK: Centre for Analysis of the Radical Right, 2020
  • Dafnos, Andreas. “The battle of Cable Street: They shall not pass.” Mainstreaming the Global Radical Right: CARR Yearbook 2019/2020. Eds. Leidig, Eviane, ibidem Press, 2020
  • Dafnos, Andreas. “Concept structures and the far right.” Tracking the rise of the radical right globally: CARR Yearbook 2018/2019. Eds. Allchorn, William, ibidem Press, 2019
  • Dafnos, Andreas. “Automated event extraction tools for the study of the far right.” Tracking the rise of the radical right globally: CARR Yearbook 2018/2019. Eds. Allchorn, William, ibidem Press, 2019
  • Dafnos, Andreas. [Review of] “Far-Right Politics in Europe,” by Jean-Yves Camus and Nicolas Lebourg. H-Nationalism, 2018
  • Dafnos, Andreas. “Narratives as a means of countering the radical right; Looking into the Trojan T-shirt project.” Journal EXIT-Deutschland 3 (2014): 156-188
  • Dafnos, Andreas. “Lone wolf terrorism as category: Learning from the Breivik case.” Journal EXIT-Deutschland 3 (2013): 96-114