dal 22 Novembre 2018 al 23 Novembre 2018. , VERCELLI DISUM – Viale G. Garibaldi 98 Complesso ex-Ospedaletto – Aula A2 - ore 10
Categoria: Curriculum Ethics

Thursday, 22 November 2018



Chair: Gabriella Silvestrini and Manuel Toscano

Keynote speaker: Damiano Palano, UniversitĂ  Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Milan

Faces and Concepts of Populisms

Coffee break

11:15 – 13:15 SECOND SESSION: Pluralism, Constitutionalism and Populism

Chair: Manuel Toscano

Giunia Valeria Gatta, Bocconi University, Milan

Which Pluralism Against Populism? Judith Shklar: Liberal, Pluralist, Agonist

Jan Harald Alnes, UiT The Arctic University of Norway, Tromsø

On the Normative Basis of a Plural Constitutional Democracy

Taru Haapala, University of Jyväskylä

Parliamentary Rhetoric and Democracy: A Challenging Relationship

Francisco Javier Gil Martin, University of Oviedo

Populist Hegemony and the Reenchantment of the Public Sphere


14:30 – 15:30 THIRD SESSION: Thinking Populism and the People

Chair: José María Rosales

Thomás Zicman de Barros, SciencesPo University, Paris

Identity, Enjoyment and the Democratic Potentialities of Populism

Giuseppe Ballacci, University of Minho

A Critique of Populist Reason: Exploring Populism as Form and Content

Coffee break

16:00 – 17:30 FOURTH SESSION: Rights, Citizenship, Security

Chair: Rosario LĂłpez

Marta Postigo, University of Málaga

EU Citizenship and Populism: Debating Democracy and Rights in the EU

Hanna-Mari Kivistö, University of Jyväskylä

The Concept of Human Rights in the Debates on Forced Migration

Saila Heinikoski, University of Turku

Populism and Longing for the Past: Nostalgia in Contemporary Security Policy Discourses

University of Piemonte Orientale

Civic Constellation II Project (FFI2014-52703-P)

Friday, 23 November 2018

10:15 – 11:00 FIFTH SESSION

Chair: Manuel Toscano

Keynote speaker: Maria Teresa Matos Ferreira Marques, University of Barcelona

Dangerous Speech and Collective Action

Coffee break

11:15 – 13:15 SIXTH SESSION: Rhetorics and Logic of Populism

Chair: Marta Postigo

Mabel Holgado, University of Málaga

Patterns of Culpability and the Populist Rhetoric

Enrico Biale, University of Eastern Piedmont, Vercelli

Populism as an Un-reflexive Account of Politicization

Giacomo Marossi, University of Eastern Piedmont, Vercelli

The Epistemology of Populism

Simone Ghelli, University of Pavia

The Anti-modern Vocation of Populism


15:00 – 17:00 SEVENTH SESSION: Rhetorics in Contexts

Chair: Gabriella Silvestrini

Rosario López, University of Málaga

Do We Need an Interdisciplinary History of Political Thought?

Francisco J. Bellido, Universities of Jyväskylä and Málaga

Populism before Populism: The Case Study of the Radical Socialist Republican Party in the Spanish

Constitutional Debate of 1931

José María Rosales, University of Málaga

Can the Kelsen-Schmitt Controversy Shed Light on the Rise of Anti-Parliamentarism in European


Mira Söderman, University of Jyväskylä

Matteo Renzi, Rhetoric and the Parliamentary Style of Politics

17:00 – 17:30 BUSINESS MEETING: Comments and Further Planning


Giulia Bistagnino, Carlotta Cossutta, Elisabetta Galeotti, Federica Liveriero, Cristina Meini,

Kari Palonen, Pier Paolo Portinaro, Edoardo Tortarolo


University of Piemonte Orientale, Department of Studi Umanistici (Vercelli)

Civic Constellation II Project (Spanish R+D Plan, FFI2014-52703-P)

Local Committee

Simone Ghelli and Gabriella Silvestrini


Gabriella Silvestrini and Manuel Toscano