Program of the Digital Workshop "Varieties of Populism in East and West"
News vom 20.05.2021
Workshop Opening at 9 a.m. CET: Prof. Dr. Katharina Bluhm, Prof. Dr. Andrei Yakovlev
Keynote Lecture – 9:15 a.m.
Populism - from hype to polarization
Dr. Emilia Palonen
Senior Lecturer in Political Science, University of Helsinki
Group Work – part 1, 10-12 a.m. 2 working groups: The state, elites, and authoritarian survival & Modern populism and the media
This part takes place in group meetings in separate virtual Rooms. Participants should join one of the following groups (please check the online-overview available from Mihai Varga):
- The state, elites, and authoritarian survival (Chairs: Prof. Dr. Alexander Libman FUB, Prof. Dr. Andrei Yakovlev HSE)
- Modern populism and the media (Chairs: Prof. Dr. Michael Rochlitz Uni Bremen, Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Muehl-Benninghaus HSE)
Tasks: Short presentations (up to 3 minutes) of one-pagers by the participants. Questions and discussion. Search for less researched topics. Finding intersections between ideas and individual projects. Discussion of the prospects and willingness of participants to enter collaboration in the preparation of articles, applications for joint grants, joint workshops, and conferences. Formation of prospective task teams.
Lunch Break 12 a.m. -1 p.m.
Group Work – part 2, 1-3 p.m. Participants should join one of the following groups (please check the online-overview available from Mihai Varga):
- Business, entrepreneurship, and populism (Chairs: Prof. Dr. Katharina Bluhm FUB, Prof. Dr. Alexander Chepurenko HSE)
- Migration, social movements, and populism (Chairs: Dr. Mihai Varga FUB, Assistant Prof. Dr. Lili di Puppo HSE)
Final discussion. Statements by chairs for all participants and discussion of next steps with the implementation of the proposed projects.