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Alenka Kuhelj

Kuhelj is an Associate Professor of Law at the University of Ljubljana, where she teaches courses on international protection of human rights, the European Union and constitutional law. Her research focuses on the socio-political and legal impact of right-wing tendencies in Central and Eastern Europe on traditional Western European democracies and the European Union.

During her stay at CES, she will focus on radical right-wing parties and their support, popularity and electoral gains in Europe. She will address how right-wing parties in countries, such as Ukraine, Denmark, Austria and Bulgaria are changing the landscape of Europe and the discourse on minorities.

Kuhelj holds a Ph.D. from the Faculty of Law at the University of Ljubljana. She was a Fulbright Scholar at Harvard Law School in 2005.

This information is accurate for the time period that the scholar is affiliated with CES.


  • Associate Professor of Law, University of Ljubljana
  • Visiting Scholar, CES, Harvard University