DEMOS will take part in the Central European University’s Comparative Populism Project closing conference, on June 20-22 in Budapest. The conference brings renowned scholars and stakeholders to discuss issues and opportunities for research on populism. On the last day, the conference will showcase DEMOS with presentations from researchers and project leader of the Centre for Social Sciences of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, which coordinates DEMOS in partnership with 14 other European institutions. Check out the preliminary program below.
Comparative Populism Project - Intellectual Themes Initiative (ITI) - Closing Conference
Nádor u. 15, 1051, Budapest, Hungary
June 20 (public)
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
June 21 (public)
4:30 - 6:00 - Scientific Panel 3
Eliza Hawkins - Tracking audience emotional reactions to populist videos
Gabriella Szabó (DEMOS researcher) - Do right wing populist media outlets perform well in the algorithmic publics? The Hungarian case.
Erin Jenne - Dueling Sovereign Imaginaries in an Age of Crisis
June 22 (public)
9:00 - 10:15 Scientific Panel 4
Levente Littvay - The Thermostatic Model of Populist Attitudes
Peter Kreko - Can “tribalism” be a valid concept of describing polarisation in contemporary political systems?
Jennifer McCoy - How Populism and Affective Polarization Influence Support for Democratic Norms: Partisan Differences in the U.S.
10:30 - 11:15
DEMOS: Introduction of the H2020 EU grant on populism lead by the Hungarian Academy of Science
11:30 - 1:00 Scientific Pantel 5
Ryan Carlin - Acting Like a Populist: Evidence from a Large-Scale Study of Blame Frames and Minority Source Cues
Daniel Allington - Populism on the British Left
Zsolt Boda (DEMOS project leader) - When Populist Leaders Govern: Conceptualizing Populism in Policy Making