Interview – Chantal Mouffe

Interview – Gerasimos Vokos

Interview – Nikos Demertzis

Interview – Jason Glynos

Interview – Aurelien Mondon

Workshop Videos

Day 1

Yannis Stavrakakis (Aristotle University) – The POPULISMUS project: Aims, Methods, Scope

Periklis Politis (Aristotle University)
Using corpora to study populist discourse(s)
Titika Dimitroulia & Dionysis Goutsos (Aristotle University & University of Athens) Corpora in humanities and social sciences research. Populism in Greek.
Eliza Kitis (Aristotle University) Populism and ‘λαϊκισμός’ through the linguist’s lenses

Yannis Karayannis (University of Crete) – Analyzing political discourse: Methodological and theoretical issues
Yannis Pechtelidis (University of Thessaly) – Discourses about ‘youth at risk’ and ‘youth as risk’ in an era of crisis: A foucauldian analysis
Yvonne Kosma (American College of Thessaloniki) – Discourse analysis: Using Foucault’s methods
— Chair-respondent: Giorgos Katsambekis

Jason Glynos (University of Essex) – Critical nodal analysis: Logics in policy and practice

Day 2

Keynote speech – Chantal Mouffe (University of Westminster) – The crisis of representative democracy and the need for a left-wing populism

Thomas Siomos (Aristotle University) – Crisis Discourse and media-populism
Antonis Galanopoulos (Aristotle University) – Democratic Left: The ‘Left of responsibility’ against populism
Athena Avgitidou (Aristotle University) – The Barthesian myth: hegemonic discursive features and neoliberal applications

Akritas Kaidatzis (Aristotle University) – Populist constitutionalism: More democracy for better rights protection
Alexandros Kioupkiolis (Aristotle University) – A hegemonic theory of contemporary democratic movements
Fotini Tsibiridou & Michalis Bartsidis (University of Macedonia & Aristotle University) – Για μια πολιτική ηθική του λαικισμού: βιωμένες εμπειρίες, τρόποι ζωής και πολιτικές των παθών στην Ελλάδα της μεταπολίτευσης και της κρίσης [For a political ethics of populism: lived experience, ways of life and politics of the passions in the Greece of metapolitefsi and crisis]
Yannis Skalidakis (Aristotle University) – The People and the Nation in the discourse of Greek Resistance in World War II
— Chair-respondent: Yannis Papageorgiou

Fani Giannousi (Aristotle University) – People, multitude and civil society: New names for old problems
Andreas Takis (Aristotle University) – Is there any room for multitudes?
Aris Stylianou (Aristotle University) – Πλήθος, μάζες και δημοκρατία στο έργο του Étienne Balibar [Multitude, masses and democracy in the work of Étienne Balibar]
Aggelos Gounopoulos (Aristotle University) – Η «Εκκλησία του φτωχού λαού» στη Θεολογία της Απελευθέρωσης [The ‘Church of the poor people’ in Liberation Theology]
— Chair-respondent: Alexandros Kioupkiolis

Gerasimos Vokos (Aristotle University) – Η Παλινόρθωση στη Γαλλία: Η εμφάνιση του λαού [The Restoration in France: The emergence of the people]

Day 3

Ryan Brading – From populist rage to institutional norms: the case of Venezuela and Nigel Farage’s UKIP

Anastasia Iliadeli (Aristotle University) – Populism and new extreme right: Ways to apply
Konstantinos Papastathis (University of Luxembourg) – Populism, religious discourse and radical right politics in contemporary Greece
Giorgos Katsambekis (Aristotle University) – Comparing right-wing and left-wing populism(s)
Georgi Medarov (University of Sofia) – The transformations of liberal anti-populism in post-1989 Bulgaria
— Chair-respondent: Yannis Stavrakakis

Aurelien Mondon (University of Bath) – Populism, the people and the fear of democracy: the ‘irresistible rise’ of the extreme right in Europe

Christoforos Vernardakis (Aristotle University) – Οι διαιρετικές τομές της Μεταπολίτευσης και η αντιπαράθεση λαϊκισμού/αντιλαϊκισμού. Μια αναδρομή στις εκλογές της τελευταίας 25ετίας [Cleavages in the post-dictatorship era and the populism/anti-populism opposition. An overview of the elections of the last twenty-five years]
Theodore Chadjipantelis & Tassos Varellas (Aristotle University) – Parties, candidates, issues: the effect of the crisis
— Chair-respondent: Alexandros Kioupkiolis

Nikos Demertzis (University of Athens, National Centre for Social Research) – Populism and emotions