From the growth of populist movements across Europe to Britain’s vote for Brexit, and the election of Donald Trump, voters are expressing their dissatisfaction with the status quo. Right – populist parties have made inroads in recent elections by joining xenophobic, anti-immigrant sentiment with calls to refocus government on the needs and struggles of the native-born.
EAPC’s annual conference will examine the complex web of social, moral and political concerns that are driving this unrest, with an upclose look at how politics can address the concern of voters driving this populist wave. We will explore how political leaders and strategies, using modern campaign tools, can be more effective in responding to the anxiety that is producing the support for populist movements.
Conference panels, workshops and sessions will address:
EAPC’s 22nd Annual Conference will be held in Brusseles, from May 28th till May 30th. You can register here.