Alternative Für Deutschland

Emily van der Veen

In this file, differents aspects of AfD’s leader Alice Weidel, will be analysed, such as her image, message, support and resistance movements. The concepts of populism, enlightenment and anti-enlightenment will also be investigated.

Alice Weidel speeching

Alice Weidel: the lesbian against gay rights

Rosalie Vaarten
9 minutes to read

This article investigates how Alice Weidel, co-leader of the extreme-right AfD party and also a lesbian, is able to make her personal identity beneficial to the party.

AfD leader Alice Weidel

Alice Weidel and the AfD

Aniek van den Brandt
18 minutes to read

This article discusses the way Alternative für Deutschland’s party leader Alice Weidel constructs her online and offline messages as a speaker for the party, and whether her personal persona aligns with the party’s agenda.

Meme Alice Weidel from Alternative fur Deutschland as Pepe The Frog  in the meme war

AfD’s online movements: activism or slacktivism?

Emily van der Veen
15 minutes to read

This article provides a detailed and analytical look at online movements related to the AfD. It shows how these movements take action and what the results of these actions are.