Morning Session I: How to measure populism?

Tuesday, 10:30 - 12:15, Conference Hall

Chair: Vlastimil Havlík (Masaryk University, Brno)

Andrej Zaslove and Maurits Meijers (Radboud University) 
Andrej Zaslove is an assistant professor in the Department of Political Science at Radboud University in the Faculty for Management Research, Nijmegen, The Netherlands. His research focuses on populism with a specific focus on measuring populism (supply and demand); vote choice and populism; and populism and democracy.

Maurits Meijers is an Assistant Professor for Comparative Politics at the Department of Political Science at Radboud University in Nijmegen, the Netherlands. His research focuses broadly on political representation and the competition between political parties. Specifically, he is interested in representation and party competition in European Union politics and in questions concerning democracy, representation and their quality. His work has been published in the Journal of Politics, JCMS: Journal of Common Market Studies, Party Politics and Politics & Governance.

Bartek Pytlas (Ludwig Maximilian University, Munich)
Bartek Pytlas is Post-Doctoral Researcher at the Geschwister Scholl Institute of Political Science, Ludwig Maximilian University, Munich. He is the author of the award-winning monograph Radical Right Parties in Central and Eastern Europe: Mainstream Party Competition and Electoral Fortune (Routledge). His other work has been (or is about to be) published in Zeitschrift für Vergleichende Politikwissenschaft, Patterns of Prejudice, Sociology Compass and West European Politics.

Marcel Lewandowsky (Helmuth Schmidt University, Hamburg)
Marcel Lewandowsky is Lecturer in Political Science at the Department of Economics and Social Sciences at the Helmut Schmidt University/University of the Federal Armed Forces, Hamburg. His research focuses on populist parties in European comparison, parties and party systems, and administrative reforms. His work has been published in several journals, including German Politics, Politische Vierteljahresschrift and numerous edited volumes.

Giuliano Bobba, Antonella Seddone, Cristina Cremonesi (University of Turin) and Evangelia Kartsounidou (Aristotle University of Thessaloniki)
Giuliano Bobba is Assistant Professor at the Culture, Politics and Society Department, University of Turin, and a Carlo Alberto Affiliate at the Collegio Carlo Alberto, University of Turin. Antonella Seddone is Assistant Professor at the Culture, Politics and Society Department, University of Turin. Cristina Cremonesi is a Post-Doc Fellow at the Culture, Politics and Society Department, University of Turin. Evangelia Kartsounidou is a PhD candidate at the School of Political Science at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki.