• Our fifth newsletter is out!

    Last year marked the 10-year anniversary of the emergence of the proto-populist movements of the squares. As the populist moment of the early 2010s fades away, and with the pandemic signalling the end of one era and the beginning of another, we are called to reflect upon the trajectory of populism during the past decade: […]

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  • CALL FOR PAPERS | 73rd Political Studies Association Annual Conference | Liverpool, 3-5 April 2023

    CALL FOR PAPERS 73rd Political Studies Association Annual ConferenceLiverpool – 3rd-5th April 2023 Populism Specialist Group The Populism Specialist Group is requesting paper and panel proposals for the 73rd annual conference of the Political Studies Association (PSA) in Liverpool from 3rd-5th April 2023. The theme of this year’s annual conference, Political Futures, reflects, in part, […]

  • CALL FOR PAPERS – ‘ POPULIST POLITICS IN THE POST-PANDEMIC LANDSCAPE’, 6TH POPULISM SPECIALIST GROUP (PSA) WORKSHOP, 22-23 SEPTEMBER 2022

    Call for Papers Populist politics in the post-pandemic landscape6th Annual Populism Specialist Group Workshop22 – 23 September 2022 University of Brighton(In-person event) At the dawn of the COVID-19 outbreak, pundits rushed to announce the death of populism. However, reality suggests that populism remains a salient feature of con-temporary politics. It wasn’t just that incumbent populists […]

  • Our fourth newsletter is out!

    Welcome to the 4th issue of Populism, the electronicnewsletter of Populism Specialist Group of the PoliticalStudies Association. We have recently held our 5th annualworkshop titled ‘Populism: New Perspectives’ and in page 2you will get a taste of how it went. Our second issue released back in July 2020 was dedicatedto left-wing populism. This issue shifts […]

  • ‘Populism: New perspectives’, 5th Populism Specialist Group (PSA) Workshop, 9 – 11 June 2021, Zoom Conference

    DAY 0 | Wednesday, June 9 17:00-18:15 | KEYNOTE: Dr Aurelien Mondon (University of Bath) – ‘The populist hype, ‘the people’ and the far right’ 18:15 | DRINKS & NETWORKING – Online breakout room DAY 1 | Thursday, June 10 09:00-09:30| Welcome by hosts/organisers 09:30-11:00 | Panel A1: Populism and Discourse Theory Carola Schoor (Maastricht […]

  • Populism, Protest, and New Forms of Political Organization: Ten Years after the Movements of the Squares

    Joint conference of the DVPW Populism Group & the PSA Populism Specialist Group8-10 September 2021, Freie Universität Berlin DAY 1 | WEDNESDAY, 8 SEPTEMBER 2021 09:30-10:00 | Registration 10:00-10:15 | Welcome remarks and introduction 10:15-12:00 | Panel 1: Theoretical Considerations on Populism and the Squares (I) Arthur Borriello (Université libre de Bruxelles) ‘Navigating through the […]

  • Preview of our panels for the upcoming Political Studies Association online conference. We are looking forward to it!

    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 […]

  • Our third newsletter is out!

    The third issue of ‘Populism’ is released amid extraordinary circumstances. The ongoing pandemic creates uneasy conditions that directly affect our everyday lives at both personal and professional levels. The work-life balance is becoming increasingly obscure while uncertainty casts a shadow over the  future, especially for junior researchers. We hope to offer you something interesting and […]

  • CALL FOR PAPERS – ‘POPULISM, PROTEST, AND NEW FORMS OF POLITICAL ORGANIZATION: TEN YEARS AFTER THE MOVEMENTS OF THE SQUARES’, 8-10 sEPTEMBER 2021

    Call for Papers Populism, Protest, and New Forms of Political Organization: Ten Years after the Movements of the SquaresSeptember 8-10, 2021, Free University BerlinJoint conference of the DVPW Populism Group Initiative & the PSA Populism Specialist Group The past decade has seen the emergence of – and growing scholarly interest in – populism in conjunction […]

  • CALL FOR PAPERS – ‘POPULISM: NEW PERSPECTIVES’, 5TH POPULISM SPECIALIST GROUP (PSA) WORKSHOP, 10-11 JUNE 2021

    Keynote speaker: Aurelien Mondon (University of Bath) Populism remains as hotly debated as ever with relevant studies proliferating in recent years to an unprecedented extent. This has led many to talk about the emergence of a distinct field of ‘populism studies’ which spans disciplines from political theory and comparative politics to anthropology and international relations. […]