A Stream on Populism
as part of the 17th Annual International Conference on Politics
17-20 June 2019, Athens, Greece
sponsored by the Athens Journal of Social Sciences
The Politics & International Affairs Unit and the Anthropology & Demography Unit of ATINER will hold a Stream on Populism, 17-20 June 2019, Athens, Greece as part of the 17th Annual International Conference on Politics sponsored by the Athens Journal of Social Sciences.
The aim of the stream is further the understanding of populism and populist electoral parties by academics and by members of the general public. We define a populist political party as one that seeks to mobilize an unrepresented segment of the population against an institution or government, usually in the defense of the unrepresented. Whether left-wing or right-wing, populist parties seek to unite the uncorrupt and the unsophisticated against the corrupt dominant elites. Examples of populist political parties include Syriza in Grece, the National Front in France, and the Green Party. We solicit papers on populist political parties, populist movements inside establishment parties (e.g., the Sanders campaign in the United States), and the social movements which led to the formation of populist political parties. You may participate as presenter of one paper, chair or/and organizer of a session, or observer.
Fee structure information is available on www.atiner.gr/2019fees.
Special arrangements will be made with a local hotel for a limited number of rooms at a special conference rate. In addition, a number of special events will be organized, including a pragmatic symposium (as organized in Ancient Athens but fine-tuned to synchronous ethics), a special one-day educational island tour, a Myceanae and island of Poros visit, an Athens educational walking tour, a day trip to Delphi, and an ancient Corinth and Cape Sounion visit. Details of the social program are available here.
Please submit an abstract (email only) to: firstname.lastname@example.org, using the abstract submission form by the 18 February 2019 to: Mr. Jan Reid, Academic Member, ATINER & President, Coast Economic Consulting, USA. Please include: Title of Paper, Full Name (s), Current Position, Institutional Affiliation, an email address and at least 3 keywords that best describe the subject of your submission. Decisions will be reached within four weeks of your submission.
If you want to participate without presenting a paper, i.e. lead a stream, chair a session, review papers to be included in the conference proceedings or books, contribute to the editing of a book, or any other contribution, please send an email to Dr. Gregory T. Papanikos, President, ATINER & Honorary Professor, University of Stirling, UK(email@example.com).
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