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 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