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Call for papers: “Emerging Religious Oppositions to Populism” (2019 ECPR General Conference)

Call for papers: “Emerging Religious Oppositions to Populism” (2019 ECPR General Conference)

Call for papers: “Emerging Religious Oppositions to Populism: A New Kind of Public Engagement of Religious Communities in Secularised Societies?” (2019 ECPR General Conference) Panel abstract Over the last two decades far-right populist parties have dramatically increased their electoral consensus, they have taken power in several countries, and they managed to impose their arguments in policy agendas and in public debates. However, against this recent wave of populism a broad reaction is taking place. While traditional political parties are still…

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Call for papers: “Churches and the Democratic Process in Europe and Beyond. Contemporary Challenges” (2019 ECPR General Conference)

Call for papers: “Churches and the Democratic Process in Europe and Beyond. Contemporary Challenges” (2019 ECPR General Conference)

ECPR Conference Wroclaw 2019 – Panel Proposal Call for Papers Panel Proposal “Churches and the Democratic Process in Europe and Beyond. Contemporary Challenges” (chair: Michael Minkenberg, European Univ. Viadrina) Panel Abstract For a long time in comparative politics, churches (unlike interest groups or NGOs) have not been among the “usual suspects” in the actor-centered study of political processes, its outputs and outcomes. But the “return of religion”, regardless whether as discourse or as social reality, has put them into focus…

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