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02: Populism and post-factual politics

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What is ‘post-factual politics’ and how does it differ from populism? How can knowledge transfer occur today with the growing influence of charisma, emotions, and individuals? How can we facilitate the transmission of democratic values into mainstream and ‘new’ social media.

Speakers

Associate Professor, Department of Culture and Global Studies, Aalborg University, Aalborg Chair
Professor of Politics, Department of Politics, Princeton University, NJ Chair

Ph.D. Susi MERET

Associate Professor, Department of Culture and Global Studies, Aalborg University, Aalborg

2001-2008 PhD. Fellow, AMID - Academy for Migration Studies in Denmark, Aalborg University, Aalborg
2009-2010 Research Assistant, Department of History, International and Social Studies, Aalborg University, Aalborg
2010-2014 Assistant Professor, Migration Policies, CoMID - Centre for the Studies of Migration and Diversity; Faculty of Social Sciences, Department of Culture and Global Studies, Aalborg University, Aalborg
2011-2015 Project Leader, "NOPO - Nordic Populism", Aalborg University, Aalborg
2012-2014 Project participant, "RAGE - Hate Speech and Populist 'Othering' through the racism, age and gender looking glass"
2012-2015 Project Participant, "Ideological transformations, organizational development and mainstream reactions. A comparison of populist parties in four Nordic countries", Aalborg University, Aalborg
2013 Field-work activity among forced and survival migrants in Rosarno; Lamezia; Riace; Hamburg; Berlin; Hanover
2014-2015 Post.doc., Aalborg University, Aalborg
since 2015 Associate Professor, Migration Processes, Ethnic Relations, Comparative Politics, Aalborg University, Aalborg
since 2015 Network partner, "Borderscapes, memory and migration: cultural representations of forced migration"

Dr. Jan-Werner MÜLLER

Professor of Politics, Department of Politics, Princeton University, NJ

1996-2003 Fellow, All Souls College, University of Oxford
2003-2005 Fellow, Modern European Thought, European Studies Centre, St. Antony's College, University of Oxford
since 2005 Professor of Politics, Department of Politics, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ

Seminar Week

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16.08.2017

17:00 - 17:45Opening of the European Forum Alpbach 2017Plenary
17:45 - 18:30Opening SpeechesPlenary
19:00 - 20:30Presentation of the SeminarsPlenary
20:30 - 22:00Bread and WineSocial

17.08.-22.08.2017

Seminar 01: The new Silk Road in a global contextSeminar
Seminar 02: Populism and post-factual politicsSeminar
Seminar 03: Conflicts around the commonsSeminar
Seminar 04: Energy transition with renewable energies and energy efficiency: a win-win for the planet and the global economySeminar
Seminar 05: Are we alone in the universe?Seminar
Seminar 06: Conflict and cooperation: preferences or environmentSeminar
Seminar 07: Transitional Justice: case studies from the Balkans and South AfricaSeminar
Seminar 08: Art - in conflictSeminar
Seminar 09: Pragmatic alliances and global disorderSeminar
Seminar 10: Don't mess with our education! Creating new Utopias!Seminar
Seminar 11: Why is it called a Play?Seminar
Seminar 12: Ethics in ActionSeminar
Seminar 13: Dirty Products - responsible consumption: how digitisation changes the role of the consumerSeminar
Seminar 14: Global Weirding? Climate change and population dynamicsSeminar
Seminar 16: Timescapes of the 21st century: asynchronicities, acceleration and time conflictsSeminar
Seminar 17: The RenAIssance: Brave New WorldSeminar
Seminar 18: Politics at the grassroots levelSeminar
Seminar 19: Turkey at the crossroadsSeminar
Seminar 20: How to step out of lineSeminar

17.08.2017

19:00 - 20:30Turkey at the crossroadsPlenary

20.08.2017

19:00 - 22:00Storytelling: Journeys from conflict to cooperationBreakout

21.08.2017

19:00 - 21:30The RenAIssance: Brave New WorldBreakout