Tag: Populism

Inequality, social (im-)mobility and authoritarian populist backlash

The decline in social mobility has been advanced as a possible explanation for the rise of authoritarian anti-globalist political forces. This conference brings together experts from Europe and the US to discuss social (im-) mobility and its political causes and...

/ September 12, 2017

The French National Front and Beyond: A Global Populist Moment?

Held two weeks before the first round of French 2017 presidential elections (April 23), this conference will take stock of the current ‘populist moment’—in France and elsewhere—as a historical phenomenon and an object of study. Established and emerging scholars from...

/ April 7, 2017

The Five Star Movement is a mess … but that won’t stop it from winning Italy’s next elections

There are many ways the populist party can overcome its current troubles.

/ February 23, 2017

The Rise of Populism: Reasons and Responses

Deutsches Haus at NYU presents a panel discussion among Cigdem Ipek, Christian Martin, Jeffrey Goldfarb, and Richard Brooks, and moderated by Marcia Pally on “The Rise of Populism: Reasons and Responses.” Given the recent, seemingly inescapable rise of populism in the U.S. and Europe, and the increasing...

/ February 6, 2017

What is Populism?

Please join the European Institute, the East Central European Center, the Maison Française, the Heyman Center for the Humanities, and the EU’s Getting to Know Europe program for a discussion on “What is Populism?” with Jan-Werner Mueller, Professor of Politics at...

/ November 18, 2016

German Green: Stop calling your opponents “fascists”

But the renewed appeal of anti-immigration and protectionist policies does have Ralf Fücks worried.

/ November 17, 2016

Illiberal Populism in Europe

Please join us on November 3rd at the Maison Francaise for an exciting event among distinguished academics and professionals regarding the current populist movement in Europe. We are thrilled to host Pippa Norris (McGuire Lecturer in Comparative Politics at the...

/ November 3, 2016