Simon Otjes

Simon Otjes is an assistant professor of political science at Leyden University and researcher at the Documentation Centre for Dutch Political Parties at Groningen University. Previously he worked for the GroenLinks (‘GreenLeft’) national party head office, the party’s research desk, and parliamentary party.


Green Sweep: Lessons from the Dutch Local Elections

The Dutch Greens had unprecedented success in the March local elections. How did they manage it?

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Radykalizacja w izolacji – sukces holenderskiej Partii Wolności

Czy formacja Geerta Wildersa jest dobrym przykładem bezprecedensowego rozwoju skrajnego prawicowego populizmu na Zachodzie?

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Radicalisation in Isolation: The Success of the Dutch Freedom Party

Is the Freedom Party a prime example of the rise of far-right populism around Europe? Or are things more complicated?

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