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Body Politics, Abortion and LGBT Rights in Poland
Start: Oct 27, 2016 12:00:00 AM
This evening discussion brings together academics, including philosopher and gender specialist Marzenna Jakubczak (Cracow), with activists and artists. It forms part of a wider research project on Gendering Democracy, and is hosted by Dr Urszula Chowaniec in cooperation with the qUCL network.
Populism in Historical Perspective
Start: Nov 11, 2016 12:00:00 AM
The last decade has seen the rise of politicians, parties and governments to whom the label ‘populist’ can usefully be applied - in Europe and elsewhere. But media responses to this global shift tend to focus on recent phenomena, be these Brexit, Alternative für Deutschland, or Donald Trump. There has been less interest in historicising these phenomena. This symposium aims to historicise these phenomena, and locate them in an analysis of twentieth and twenty first century democracy.