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Cogitatio is a publisher founded in 2014 with the aim of promoting open-access divulgation of scientific knowledge. We believe that open-source knowledge generates something more valuable, benefiting researchers, policy-makers and society in general.


Latest Publications

Right-Wing Populist Party Organisation Across Europe: The Survival of the Mass-Party? Conclusion to the Thematic Issue
Stijn van Kessel and Daniele Albertazzi
Editorial | Open Access | Politics and Governance | Published: 24 November 2021
When a Right-Wing Populist Party Inherits a Mass Party Organisation: The Case of EKRE
Tõnis Saarts, Mari-Liis Jakobson and Leif Kalev
Article | Open Access | Politics and Governance | Published: 24 November 2021
Party Organisation of PiS in Poland: Between Electoral Rhetoric and Absolutist Practice
Bartek Pytlas
Article | Open Access | Politics and Governance | Published: 24 November 2021
Leading the Way, but Also Following the Trend: The Slovak National Party
Tim Haughton, Marek Rybář and Kevin Deegan-Krause
Article | Open Access | Politics and Governance | Published: 24 November 2021
“Mass,” “Movement,” “Personal,” or “Cartel” Party? Fidesz’s Hybrid Organisational Strategy
Rudolf Metz and Réka Várnagy
Article | Open Access | Politics and Governance | Published: 24 November 2021
Walking the Walk or Just Talking the Talk? VMRO-BND’s Efforts to Become a Mass Party
Petar Bankov, Sergiu Gherghina and Nanuli Silagadze
Article | Open Access | Politics and Governance | Published: 24 November 2021
Between Horizontality and Centralisation: Organisational Form and Practice in the Finns Party
Niko Hatakka
Article | Open Access | Politics and Governance | Published: 24 November 2021
Is the (Mass) Party Really Over? The Case of the Dutch Forum for Democracy
Léonie de Jonge
Article | Open Access | Politics and Governance | Published: 24 November 2021
The Vlaams Belang: A Mass Party of the 21st Century
Judith Sijstermans
Article | Open Access | Politics and Governance | Published: 24 November 2021
No Strong Leaders Needed? AfD Party Organisation Between Collective Leadership, Internal Democracy, and “Movement-Party” Strategy
Anna-Sophie Heinze and Manès Weisskircher
Article | Open Access | Politics and Governance | Published: 24 November 2021
Rootedness, Activism, and Centralization: The Case of the Swiss People’s Party
Adrian Favero
Article | Open Access | Politics and Governance | Published: 24 November 2021
VOX Spain: The Organisational Challenges of a New Radical Right Party
Astrid Barrio, Sonia Alonso Sáenz de Oger and Bonnie N. Field
Article | Open Access | Politics and Governance | Published: 24 November 2021
The League of Matteo Salvini: Fostering and Exporting a Modern Mass-Party Grounded on “Phygital” Activism
Mattia Zulianello
Article | Open Access | Politics and Governance | Published: 24 November 2021
Right-Wing Populist Party Organisation Across Europe: The Survival of the Mass-Party? Introduction to the Thematic Issue
Daniele Albertazzi and Stijn van Kessel
Editorial | Open Access | Politics and Governance | Published: 24 November 2021
Mediated by Code: Unpacking Algorithmic Curation of Urban Experiences
Annelien Smets, Pieter Ballon and Nils Walravens
Article | Open Access | Media and Communication | Published: 18 November 2021