Preview of our panels for the upcoming Political Studies Association online conference. We are looking forward to it!

PSA Annual Conference, 29 – 31 March 2021

You can view the full conference programme here.

1. Panel 523 Populism and mobilisation – from the margins to the centre of power

2. Panel 623 Populism, culture and identity across countries

3. Panel 723 Populism in Theory: Conceptual developments and challenges

4. Panel 823 Populism/anti-populism left and right

5. Panel 512 Populist Challenges to the Liberal Order (co-organised with the Anti-Politics Specialist Group)

6. Panel 612 Populist rhetoric and political influence (co-organised with the Rhetoric, Discourse and Politics Specialist Group)

7. Panel 923 Why do populists succeed? Government experiences, discursive strategies and party organisation (co-organised with the Anti-Politics Specialist Group)

Panel 523 Populism and mobilisation – from the margins to the centre of power

9:30am – 11:00am

Tuesday, 30 March 2021

Chaired By

Dr. Marina Prentoulis (University of East Anglia)

9:30am – 9:45am

Abeyance, Cycles of Activism and the Survival of Populist Repertoire

» Dr. George Newth

University of Bath

9:45am – 10:00am

Populism and Polarization in Urban India: Study of Resident Welfare Association in Delhi

» Ms. Nikita Audichya

Jawaharlal Nehru University

10:00am – 10:15am

Challenging the Rule-of-Law in Romania: The Metamorphosis of Political Discourse Towards Populism

» Mr. Ionut-Valentin Chiruta

University of Tartu

10:15am – 10:30am

From the Front de Gauche to La France Insoumise

» Ms. Laura Chazel, Mrs. Chloé Alexandre

Sciences Po Grenoble

Panel 623 Populism, culture and identity across countries

11:15am – 12:45pm

Tuesday, 30 March 2021

Chaired By

Mr. Giorgos Venizelos (Scuola Normale Superiore)

11:15am – 11:30am

Lessons for Left-Wing Populism from the 2010s Austerity Wave in Europe

» Mr. Panos Panayotu

Loughborough University

11:30am – 11:45am

We Need to Talk about Right-Wing Populism

» Dr. Andy Knott

University of Brighton

11:45am – 12:00pm

‘L’Italia e’ affetti da declino sotto vari punti di vista’: The Role of the Crisis in Populist Radical Right Parties’ Discourse

» Dr. Marianna Griffini

King’s College London

12:00pm – 12:15pm

Populism, Culture and Class: Articulation and Performance in Contemporary British Populism

» Mr. Callum Tindall

University of Nottingham

12:15pm – 12:30pm

Post Populism Politics: A Way Back to the Bio-Politics

» Dr. Thomas Siomos

Aristotle University of Thessaloniki

Panel 723 Populism in Theory: Conceptual developments and challenges

1:30pm – 3:00pm

Tuesday, 30 March 2021

Chaired By

Dr. Andy Knott (University of Brighton)

1:30pm – 1:45pm

Tough Men or Empty Suits? Populism, Masculinity and Technocracy in Social Media Performances of South American Presidents

Dr. Maria Esperanza, Dr. Rodolfo Colalongo

National University of Río Negro, Università degli studi di Salerno

1:45pm – 2:00pm

The Utopian Dimension of Populist Demands

» Dr. Erick Gonzalo Palomares Rodríguez

University of Copenhagen

2:00pm – 2:15pm

Demands and Desire in Pre-Populist Movements: A Study of the Yellow Vests in France

» Mr. Thomás Zicman de Barros

Sciences Po Paris

2:15pm – 2:30pm

Populism and Diversity: A Relational and Temporal Approach

» Dr. Ertug Tombus, Dr. Sinem Adar

Humboldt University, Stiftung Wissenschaft und Politik, Berlin

Panel 823 Populism/anti-populism left and right

3:30pm – 5:00pm

Tuesday, 30 March 2021

Chaired By

Dr. Giorgos Katsambekis (Loughborough University)

3:30pm – 3:45pm

Populist and Anti-Populist Discourse on Minorities in Greece: The Cases of SYRIZA and ND

» Dr. Grigoris Markou

Aristotle University of Thessaloniki

3:45pm – 4:00pm

Populism vs Demagogism: What If Anti-Populists Are the Real Demagogues?

» Mr. Francesco Melito

Jagiellonian University in Krakow

4:00pm – 4:15pm

Policing or Embracing Crisis? Brexit, Anti-Populism and Neoliberal Resilience

» Ms. Salomé Ietter

Queen Mary University of London

4:15pm – 4:30pm

Nostalgia for the End of History: Anti-Populism and the Post-2015 British Labour Party

» Dr. Jonathan Dean

University of Leeds

4:30pm – 4:45pm

Populism and the Return of the Political? Populism in Post-War Germany and the Rise of the Alternative für Deutschland

» Mr. Stephan Ritscher

University of Aberdeen

Panel 512 Populist Challenges to the Liberal Order

9:30am – 11:00am

Tuesday, 30 March 2021

Chaired By

Dr. Daniele Albertazzi (University of Birmingham)

9:30am – 9:45am

Anti-Neoliberal Populism in Power and Social Policy Change: Evidence from Southern Europe

» Dr. Beatrice Carella

Scuola Normale Superiore

9:45am – 10:00am

Challenging the Legal Theory of Authoritarian Populism

» Dr. Attila Antal

Eötvös Loránd University

10:00am – 10:15am

The Right-Wing Populist Challenge to the Liberal Global Order: Hegemony and Counter-Hegemony in International Relations

» Dr. Thorsten Wojczewski

King’s College London

10:15am – 10:30am

Unprecedented Leaderless Populist Movement – A Case Study of Hong Kong Anti-ELAB Movement

» Mr. Chan Man-Hei

The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

Panel 612 Populist rhetoric and political influence

11:15am – 12:45pm

Tuesday, 30 March 2021

Chaired By

Dr. Daniele Albertazzi (University of Birmingham)

11:15am – 11:30am

German New Right Discourse about Populism

» Mr. Omran Shroufi, Prof. Benjamin De Cleen

University of York, Vrije Universiteit Brussel

11:30am – 11:45am

How Does a Left Populist Party Talk about Populism: The Case of SYRIZA

» Mr. Antonis Galanopoulos

Aristotle University of Thessaloniki

11:45am – 12:00pm

Beyond Populism: The Ideological Dimensions of Anti-Politics

» Prof. Blendi Kajsiu

University of Antioquia

Panel 923 Why do populists succeed? Government experiences, discursive strategies and party organisation

9:00am – 10:30am

Wednesday, 31 March 2021

Chaired By

Dr. Gergana Dimova (University of Winchester)

9:00am – 9:15am

Welfare Benefactor, Paladin of Order or Technocratic Manager? The Effect of Populist Mayor on Public Policy and Investment in Czech Cities.

» Dr. Eliska Drapalova

University of Gothenburg

9:15am – 9:30am

Talking ‘With’ and ‘About’ the Far Right: How the Populist Hype Means We Do Both

» Ms. Katy Brown

University of Bath

9:30am – 9:45am

Why Do Populists Succeed?: The Survival of the Mass Party: Centralisation, Rootedness and Control Among Populist Radical Right Parties (PRRPs) in Europe

» Dr. Daniele Albertazzi1, Dr. Stijn van Kessel

University of Birmingham, Queen Mary University of London

9:45am – 10:00am

Why Do Populists Succeed?: EP Elections 2019 and Mainstreaming Populism in Whirl of Knowledge

» Dr. Emilia Palonen

University of Helsinki

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