Roundtable: Is anti-populism the way to react to populism? Speakers: Kirk Hawkins, Brigham Young University Leonie de Jonge, University of Groningen Giorgos Katsambekis, Loughborough University Populist parties have become a permanent part of our political landscape with substantial impacts on the political mainstream. For example, the former president of the United States, Donald J.… Read More »Roundtable: Is anti-populism the way to react to populism?
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Speakers: Lisa Zehnter (WZB) and Brett Meyer (Institute for Global Change) Populist actors are faced with challenges both within their own populism and from their environment. Today’s speakers investigate how populists react to these challenges: how do they solve the inherent puzzle of who does and does not belong to the ‘good people’ and how… Read More »How populists react to challenges
Speakers: Sofia Ammassari (Griffith University) and Luca Versteegen (University of Gothenburg) While populist parties have moved towards the political mainstream, it still may be unpopular to be populist. In other words, it may not be socially acceptable to vote for populist parties or even be a member of them. However, we lack systematic evidence to… Read More »Ostracised because of their politics?