PSA Populism Specialist Group

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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)… Read More

The third issue of ‘Populism’ is released amid extraordinary circumstances. The ongoing pandemic creates uneasy conditions that directly affect our everyday lives at both personal and professional levels. The work-life balance is becoming increasingly obscure while uncertainty casts a shadow over the  future, especially for junior researchers. We hope to offer you something interesting and stimulating to read during these times. Until we meet again in person, we will try to sustain… Read More

Call for Papers Populism, Protest, and New Forms of Political Organization: Ten Years after the Movements of the SquaresSeptember 8-10, 2021, Free University BerlinJoint conference of the DVPW Populism Group Initiative & the PSA Populism Specialist Group The past decade has seen the emergence of – and growing scholarly interest in – populism in conjunction with a wide range of protest phenomena from below: from the Arab Spring to Hong Kong, from… Read More

Keynote speaker: Aurelien Mondon (University of Bath) Populism remains as hotly debated as ever with relevant studies proliferating in recent years to an unprecedented extent. This has led many to talk about the emergence of a distinct field of ‘populism studies’ which spans disciplines from political theory and comparative politics to anthropology and international relations. Within this context, and on the theoretical/methodological level, we have seen new critical perspectives on the phenomenon… Read More