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The Israeli Settler Movement (Sivan Hirsch-Hoefler)

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Speaker: Dr. Sivan Hirsch-Hoefler (Lauder School of Government, Diplomacy, and Strategy at the Interdisciplinary Center, Herzliya, Israel)  The Israeli settler movement plays a key role in Israeli politics and the Arab-Israeli conflict, yet very few empirical studies of the movement exist. The book The Israeli Settler Movement: Assessing and Explaining Social Movement Success co-authored with… Read More »The Israeli Settler Movement (Sivan Hirsch-Hoefler)

Populism and Democracy (Sarah de Lange & Roula Nezi)

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Speakers: Sarah De Lange (University of Amsterdam) and Roula Nezi (University of Surrey) Populism and democracy have a love-hate relationship. While the emphasis of popular sovereignty in populism can be said to be inherently democratic, its anti-pluralist message seems at odds with a liberal understanding of democracy. In this session of the Populism Seminar our… Read More »Populism and Democracy (Sarah de Lange & Roula Nezi)

Populists in Government (Paul Kenny & Jakob Schwörer)

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Speakers: Paul D. Kenny (Australian Catholic University) and Jakob Schwörer (Leuphana University Lüneburg and Uppsala University). While populist parties are widely seen as the hallmark of anti-establishment politics, populist parties and leaders have increasingly been successful in taking office in government. There are numerous examples of populist parties that have joined governing colaitions, such as… Read More »Populists in Government (Paul Kenny & Jakob Schwörer)