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Populism, Liberalism, Democracy – 3rd Populism Specialist Group (PSA) Workshop, 12-13 April 2019, Loughborough University *All the panels take place at Room K105, Manzoni building. The Keynotes take place at Room U.0.05 Brockington Extension building. DAY 1 | FRIDAY, 12 APRIL   08:30-09:00 | Registration 09:00-09:15| Welcome by hosts/organisers 09:15-10:30 | Panel 1: Populism and Performativity Angelos Kissas (University of Cambridge) ‘The digital performativity of populism: the case of the charismatic personae on… Read More

The Populism Specialist Group of the PSA invites paper proposals on the following themes:   Panel 1: Populism(s) in Opposition/Populism(s) in Power ‘Populism in power’ seems to be a rather counterintuitive notion to the extent that public wisdom as well as most academic research are premised on the idea that populism can only be effective in opposition. Indeed, populism is often understood as a political strategy or rhetorical style that may be… Read More