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Comparative Populism Project - Intellectual Themes Initiative - Closing Conference

The CEU Campus
Wednesday, June 19, 2019, 9:30 am – Thursday, June 20, 2019, 8:00 pm

Comparative Populism Project - Intellectual Themes Initiative - Closing Conference

June 19

 9:30 - 10:30 - Welcome and Intro

 Welcome (by Erin Jenne, CEU)

Introduction of the goals of the ESS Democracy Module for 2020-2021 (by Monica Ferrin, Universidade da Coruña, head of the ESS Democracy Module Team)

11:00 - 12:30 - Review of relevant research on populism

Introduction to the Relevant Theories for Populist Attitude Research (by Kirk Hawkins, BYU, head of Team Populism)

Review of existing Populist Attitude Work (by Bruno Castanho Silva, Cologne)

Critique of Existing Empirical Work (Alexander Wuttke, Mannheim; by Levente Littvay, CEU; Ben Stanley, SWPS Warsaw; Peter Kreko, Political Capital Budapest)


June 20

 2:00 - 3:30 - Opening of the Event - Welcome

 The Guardian - New Populism Series (Mark Rice-Oxley, The Guardian)

 Presentation of the project with first findings (Erin Jenne. CEU)

 Mitigating Populism’s Negative Consequences (Jennifer McCoy, GSU)

 Results of the ESS Meeting (Levente Littvay / Monica Ferrin)

 4:00 - 5:15 - Scientific Panel 1

 Alexander Wuttke - When the Whole is Greater Than the Sum of its Parts: On the Conceptualization and Measurement of Populist Attitudes

 Anne Schulz - Populist attitudes as a multi-dimensional concept: What do we learn when we disaggregate its components?

 Ben Stanley - Dealing with the incumbency problem: designing a pilot study to improve populist attitude questions

 5:45 - 7:00 - Scientific Panel 2

 Christoph Nguyen - What Comes First? Anger, Anxiety, Or Populism? – On The Dynamic Relationship Between Anger, Anxiety, And Support For Right Wing- Wing Populist Parties

 Alberto Stefanelli - Boundaries of solidarity: testing the welfare conditionality of populist voters

 Zsolt Enyedi - The Ideological Profile of Populist Parties in Europe