POWER TO THE PEOPLE? Experiences of Populism in Europe and the Philippines

Thursday, September 26, 2019
Thursday, September 26, 2019
10:00 AM
1:00 PM
CAL AVR, University of the Philippines Diliman

This event is a panel discussion featuring invited academics who will explore the nature and dynamics of the populist politics that is prevalent in the world today. Participants will examine how movements in Europe, Asia, and beyond, are increasingly dominated by politicians that claim to represent the ‘real’ interests of the people, in contrast to individuals that have traditionally taken moderate or centrist positions. The panel may also consider the sustainability of resorting to crowd-pleasing rhetoric, and whether or not being a political ‘outsider’ necessarily equates to representing ‘the people’.

This is the second of two roundtable discussions on Populism. The first roundtable discussion will be held at the ESI Conference Room, Miriam College on September 17, 12:00 - 3:00 PM.  

Organized by:
UPD Department of European Languages
Ateneo European Studies
ESAP - European Studies Association of the Philippines
Philippine International Studies Organization

In collaboration with:
UP Euro-Filipino Understanding & Relations Organization
UP Le Club Français
UP Deutscher Verein
UP Círculo Hispánico