Partisanship and compassion in a time of populism: programme

This month, our Centre co-organises a workshop entitled "Partisanship and compassion in a time of populism" at Kings College, London. We cordially invite everyone to come!


DAY 1: Tuesday, 27 August

9:50 welcome

10:00-11:00 Tony Milligan (King’s College London): The Ethics of Political Dissent

11:30-12:30 Kamila Pacovská (University of Pardubice): The Irresistible Spell of a Populist Leader

lunch break

14:00-15:00 Ruth Rebecca Tietjen (University of Vienna): Populist Passions and the Shaping of Collective Identities

15:30-16:30 Kasim Khorasanee (University College London): The Value of Closed-Mindedness for Elected Representatives

17:00-18:00 Niklas Forsberg (University of Pardubice): Metapolitics: Extremism and the formation of a political we



DAY 2: Wednesday, 28 August

10:00-11:00 Gašper Pirc (University of Ljubljana): Recognition, Imagination and Affective Relationships in Social and Political Discourse

11:30-12:30 Ondřej Beran (University of Pardubice): Disappointment and Condescension


Venue: the Strand Building of KCL campus; Day 1: Council Room (K2.29), Day 2: room K0.31