What is Populism?

Friday, November 18, 2016  6:00pm The Heyman Center, Second Floor Common Room


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Populists are on the rise across the globe, but what exactly is populism? Does populism bring government closer to the people or is it a threat to democracy? Who are "the people" anyway and who can speak in their name?

“What is Populism?” with Jan-Werner Mueller, Professor of Politics at Princeton University and author of “What is Populism?”, Nadia Urbinati, Professor of Political Theory and Hellenic Studies at Columbia University, David Art, Associate Professor of Political Science at Tufts University and N. Turkuler Isiksel, Assistant Professor of Political Science at Columbia University.


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    David Art

    Associate Professor, Department of Political Science

    Tufts University

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    Turkuler Isiksel

    James P. Shenton Assistant Professor of the Core Curriculum

    Columbia University

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    Jan-Werner Mueller


    Princeton University

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    Nadia Urbinati

    Kyriakos Tsakopoulos Professor of Political Theory and Hellenic Studies

    Columbia University


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