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Monday, 21. May 2018 – Tuesday, 22. May 2018 Save in my calendar


Institute for International Studies Charles University together with Heinrich Böll Stiftung and Goethe Institut organize the 4th Prague Populism Conference titled "Current Populism in Europe: Culture, History, Identity" between 21 and 22 May 2018 . The conference is dedicated to the claim to represent the “will of the people”, the rejection of “elites”, the concept of “a glorious past”, nationalist narratives, and a certain understanding of identity and culture promulgated by populist parties, leaders and movements across Europe. In order to fully understand the goals and successes of these actors in European politics, it is essential to look at the respective historical context in which they have emerged and to analyse their politics of history and culture.

The two days event will be framed by keynote speeches by Ruth Wodak from Lancaster University, Francisco Panizza from LSE and Gianpietro Mazzoleni from University of Milan.

Download whole conference program here.


The 4th Prague Populism Conference is divided into academic sessions and a public panel. Attendance on the academic sessions is based on invitation only.

The public panel will take place on Monday, 21 May, from 4 PM.

For attending the public panel of the conference, please register using the following e-mail address by 19 May:

Working language: English

More information about the conference is available on

Contact person: Martin Mejstřík,



Detailed information and program
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Heinrich-Böll-Stiftung Prague - Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary