Varieties of capitalism, varieties of populism?

Economic institutions and political revolt in Europe: How can we explain that, in response to prolonged periods of economic stagnation, European peoples react differently to the same austerity policies? This lunch lecture by Jonathan Hopkin maps out the different kinds of anti-system politics that have emerged in different advanced capitalist states, and assesses potential explanations for these differences.
Jonathan Hopkin is associate professor of Comparative Politics at the London School of Economics. His research interests include politics of inequality, redistribution and welfare, populism and post-truth politics, and the politics of Britain, Italy and Spain.
Time & location: Thursday 2 March 2017, 12:00-13:30, University of Amsterdam, Roeterseiland-campus, room B5.12. Register here