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

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