PSA Populism Specialist Group

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DAY 0 | Wednesday, June 9 17:00-18:15 | KEYNOTE: Dr Aurelien Mondon (University of Bath) – ‘The populist hype, ‘the people’ and the far right’ 18:15 | DRINKS & NETWORKING – Online breakout room DAY 1 | Thursday, June 10 09:00-09:30| Welcome by hosts/organisers 09:30-11:00 | Panel A1: Populism and Discourse Theory Carola Schoor (Maastricht University) – ‘A short-cut from individualism to populism – Laclau’s route to populism reassessed’ Thomás Zicman de… Read More

Joint conference of the DVPW Populism Group & the PSA Populism Specialist Group8-10 September 2021, Freie Universität Berlin DAY 1 | WEDNESDAY, 8 SEPTEMBER 2021 09:30-10:00 | Registration 10:00-10:15 | Welcome remarks and introduction 10:15-12:00 | Panel 1: Theoretical Considerations on Populism and the Squares (I) Arthur Borriello (Université libre de Bruxelles) ‘Navigating through the void: The paradoxes of European populism’ Emmy Eklundh (Cardiff University) ‘Performing sovereignty: Populism as the European condition’… Read More

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

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

DAY 1 | Monday, September 14 09:30-10:00| Welcome by hosts/organisers 10:00-11:15 | Panel 1: Populism, institutions and power Seongcheol Kim (WZB Berlin) – ‘A Typology of Populist Discourses in the Visegrád Four’ David Sánchez (Complutense University Madrid) – ‘Populism in times of institutionalism: the Spanish case’ Beatrice Carella (Scuola Normale Superiore) – ‘Anti-neoliberal populism in power: changing socioeconomic policies in Southern Europe?’ — Chair: Emmy Eklundh 11:15-11:45 | COFFEE BREAK – Online… Read More

Keynote speakers Simon Tormey (University of Bristol) María Esperanza Casullo (Universidad Nacional de Río Negro) Call for Papers After the rise of Trump and Brexit, it has almost become a cliché among scholars and commentators to suggest that we are living through a ‘populist moment.’ As the argument goes, populism has always been a significant force in Europe and the Americas, but its rise had been characterised by episodic and context-specific surges…. Read More

The Populism Specialist Group (SG) is requesting paper and panel proposals for the PSA’s 70th annual conference in Edinburgh. The phenomenon of populism appears alive and well and shows no signs of disappearing with multiple manifestations around the globe. Why is this? Are the extant analytical and conceptual frameworks sufficient, or are they in need of development? And what are the reactions that the global rise of populism triggers? These and other questions will frame… Read More