This year’s Thesis Eleven Annual Lecture will be delivered by Professor Susan L. Robertson (Monash University) Left-Right, or Left Right Out? Knowledge Economies, Social Inequalities, Education and Authoritarian Populism
Co-editor of our Populism(s) special issues, Dr Raul Sanchez-Urribarri, joins Dr Ben Habib on the Edge Dwellers Café podcast to discuss populist politics in Venezuela and the United States, and what trends in those countries might portend for politics here in Australia.
How will populism research evolve in the coming years? Whilst the field has expanded dramatically and – as this issue shows – there remains substantial room for theoretical and empirical contributions, it is also true that forthcoming scholarship will need to grapple with less predictable events and trajectories.
by Abram de Swaan
In order to gain a better understanding of the course of events, it is necessary to examine the coronavirus pandemic in its broader economic and political context. In the process, there emerges a tripartite constellation that may well ultimately lead to catastrophe.
by Rogers Brubaker
What makes the present moment so fraught is that the dynamics of medical, economic, political, and epistemic crises interpenetrate in complex and largely unforeseeable ways. The future course of the pandemic, for example, itself depends on many complexly interacting processes.
A special memorial edition of Thesis Eleven celebrating the life and work of our close friend and colleague Keith Tester and more
Roger Eatwell and Matthew Goodwin
National Populism: The Revolt Against Liberal Democracy
(Pelican Books, 2018);
The New Populism: Democracy Stares Into the Abyss
Reviewed by: Chamsy el-Ojeili, Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand
In this special issue of Thesis Eleven, we are marking just over three years since the death of Zygmunt Bauman by bringing together some of the contributions to that programme in order to revisit, elaborate, and crucially to extend his intellectual archive.
Double Special Issue: Populism(s) and Lunch with Bauman
#149, December 2018
The 17th Thesis Eleven Annual Lecture (July 2018)
Dr Emilia Palonen, Senior Lecturer in Political Science, University of Helsinki, Finland