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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: Religions, populism and political parties

Call for papers: Religions, populism and political parties

Call for papers: Panel on “Religions, populism and political parties” Convenors: Luca Ozzano (University of Turin, luca.ozzano@unito.it) and Pierre Baudry (École pratique des Hautes Études/CNRS, pierre.baudry@etu.ephe.fr) Conference of the Italian Political Science Association (SISP), University of Turin, 6-8 September 2018. PANEL ABSTRACT: To explain the formation and the persistence of political parties in Europe, political science has mainly focused on four social cleavages rooted in European history: among them, a religious/secular cleavage created by the birth of the modern national…

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Cfp: Religion and the Rise of Populism

Cfp: Religion and the Rise of Populism

http://explore.tandfonline.com/cfp/pgas/crss-call-for-papers-religion-rise-populism The editors of the journal Religion, State and Society are pleased to invite contributions to a special issue, slated for publication in early 2018. The special issue will investigate the roles of religion in recent trends towards populist politics, in particular as manifested in public reactions to migration, the rise of new nationalisms, and the increasing prominence of radicalism. Growing evidence suggests that these developments are taking centre stage throughout the world, set in a wider context of global…

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