Eaton Professor of the Science of Government, Harvard University; Acting Director (Spring 2019), CES, Harvard University; Resident Faculty, CES, Harvard University; Faculty Associate, Weatherhead Center for International Affairs; Faculty Associate, Institute of Quantitative Social Science
Associate Professor of Sociology , Harvard University; Resident Faculty, CES, Harvard University; CES Resident Faculty and Seminar Co-Chair, Harvard University
September 28, 2016
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Lower Level Conference Room, Adolphus Busch Hall
In recent years, nationalist and populist politics have been on the rise in the United States and Europe. From Donald Trump to the Brexit campaign, calls for curbing immigration, limiting the rights of ethnic and religious minorities, and wresting power from technocratic elites have mobilized large segments of national populations in support of anti-establishment political candidates and parties. Our distinguished panel of experts will discuss the causes of this trend and its implications for the future of democratic politics on both sides of the Atlantic.