17-23 March 2016
The Centre for Applied Philosophy, Politics and Ethics, University of Brighton, and “Cátedra Libre Ernesto Laclau", University of Buenos Aires, invited scholars and political actors to the second international workshop of the Theorising Transnational Populist Politics project. This workshop will be focused on the politics of populism in Southern Europe.Programme:
Thursday 17th of March
Session 1: 9.30am-11.00am: Theoretical Questions: Is Populist Politics Radical Politics?
Session 2: 11.30am-13.00pm: Theoretical Questions: Populist Equivalence and the Hegemony of Finance Capital
Session 3: 14.00pm-15.30pm: The Populisms of Southern Europe: PODEMOS, SYRIZA
Session 4: 16.00pm-17.30pm: Populism in the UK and Ireland: Sinn Fein and Corbyn's Labour Movement
Friday 18th of March
Session 5: 9.30am -11.00am: Electoral Failure and Populist Resistance: Argentina and Venezuela
Session 6: 11.30am-13.00pm: The Politics of Difference in Bolivia and Peru
Session 7: 14.00pm-15.30pm: Comparative Reflections Parties or Social Movements: Politics Tensions in Populist Alliances
Session 8: 16.00pm-17.30pm: Comparative Reflections: The Politics of the left and Populism's Limits: Who are the People?
Saturday 19th of March
A one-day workshop with Jodi Dean on her most recent book Crowds and Party.
British Political Studies Association Conference, 2016, hosted by CAPPE, University of Brighton, from the 21st-23rd March 2016.
Specialist Stream 1: “The Politics of Populism”
Specialist Stream 2: “The Socio-Economics of Populism”
** These events are part of a British Academy funded project which aims to secure a long-term partnership between Argentinian and UK scholars and research centres concerned with the politics, economics and ideology of populist movements of the left in Latin America and Europe.It is jointly hosted by the University of Buenos Aires and the University of Brighton.