Afternoon Session I: Populist discourse in Germany and Italy in comparative perspective

Tuesday, 13:15 – 15:00, Conference Hall

Chair: Donatella Campus (University of Bologna)

 

Giorgia Bulli (University of Florence)

Old and new populist countries: Italian and German populism

Giorgia Bulli is a researcher at the Faculty of Political Science of the University of Florence. She obtained her PhD in 2005 in Political Science at the same university. She has been visiting lecturer at Humboldt University in Berlin and Florida State University.            Her work focuses on political parties, communications and language.

 

Tim Henrichsen and Gianluca Piccolino (Sant’Anna School, Pisa)

The Public Discourse on the Refugee Crisis and the Role of Populists: Evidence from Germany and Italy

Tim Henrichsen is a PhD candidate in Political Science, European Politics and International Relations, a joint initiative of the Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna and the Universities of Florence, Pisa and Siena. He has worked as research assistant for the Institute for Social Movements in Bochum. His main research interests cover Euroscepticism as well as Discourse and Network Analysis.

Gianluca Piccolino is a PhD candidate in Political Science, European Politics and International Relations, a joint initiative of the Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna and the Universities of Florence, Pisa and Siena. His research interests are mainly focused on populism, neo-fascism, Euroscepticism and party organization.

 

Roberto De Rosa (Tuscia University, Viterbo) and

Dario Quattromani (Roma Tre University)

Populist or Representative Deliberation? Discourses and Contents in the 2016 Italian Constitutional Reform Process

Roberto De Rosa is currently an Assistant Professor in Political Communication at LUMSA University of Rome and in Audio-Visual Languages at the Tuscia University of Viterbo. Roberto De Rosa studied Political Sociology and Political Communication at the Faculty of Science of Communications at LUMSA University of Rome where in 2004 he obtained his PhD in Science of Communication. Main research interests of Roberto De Rosa focus on political parties, social capital, political communication.

Dario Quattromani is currently enrolled in the Doctoral Program at Roma Tre University. He also collaborates with Professor Oreste Massari at Sapienza University of Rome (Political Science course). Main research interests of Dario Quattromani focus on political movements, deliberative democracy, political theory.

 

Anna-Maria Schielicke and Julia Hoffmann (TU Dresden)

Media Criticism within PEGIDA – Profound or Instrumental?

Anna-Maria Schielicke is a research assistant at the Department of Media and Communication at TU Dresden (since 2006). She studied communication science, psychology and German literature (2000-2006) and worked as a management assistant in publishing (1996-2000)/business management training at BURDA Medien. Her research areas are political communication, journalism, media psychology.

Julia Hoffmann is a research assistant at the Department of Media and Communication at TU Dresden (since 2013). She studied journalism (2000-2004), communication science and computer science (2008-2013). Research areas of Julia Hoffman are political communication, science studies, bibliometrics & scientometrics, methodological research.