Power to the People? Experiences of Populism in Europe and the Philippines

Join PHISO and the European Studies Association of the Philippines (ESAP) for the first two stops of our roundtable caravan on populism in Europe and the Philippines! The event will feature different speakers and perspectives per venue.

First stop:
Miriam College
ESI Conference Room, ESI Building
Tuesday, Sep. 17, 2019, 12 PM – 3 PM

Second stop:
UP Diliman
CAL AVR, Pavilion 1, Palma Hall
Thursday, Sep. 26, 2019, 10 AM – 1PM

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

Organized by:
ESAP – European Studies Association of the Philippines
PHISO (Philippine International Studies Organization)
Ateneo European Studies
Miriam College (formerly Maryknoll) International Studies Department
UPD Department of European Languages

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

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