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Kick off Denmark, December 2011

The kick-off seminar will be organized at Aalborg University, Denmark on the 8th and 9th of December 2011

Last modified: 04.08.2015

The purpose of this seminar is to create an overview of the existing research and studies of populism in the Nordic countries with reference to a wider European perspective. The seminar will discuss methodological approaches, theoretical and conceptual perspectives, data, empirical findings and also detect and reflect on new interesting research directions and designs for the study of Nordic populism.



Thursday 8th of December 2011 

10.00 - 10.30 Registration with coffee
10.30 - 11.00 Welcome with Ruth Emerek (leader of the Center for the Studies of Migration and Diversity) and Susi Meret (Project leader Denmark)
11.00 - 12:30

Key-note speaker:

Simon Bornschier, University of Zurich
"The New Cultural Conflict and the Extreme Populist Right"

Ole Borre, Emeritus, University of Aarhus
"Nationalistic mass attitudes in Europe"

Chair: Elisabeth Ivarsflaten

12.30 - 13.30 Lunch
13.30 - 14.30

First country case/ Finland
Moderator: Christian Albrekt Larsen

14.30 - 15.30

Second country case/ Norway
Moderator: Cecilie Felicia Stokholm Banke

15.30 - 16.00 Coffee break
16.00 - 17.00

Third country case/ Sweden
Moderator: Martin Bak Jørgensen

17.00 - 18.00

Fourth country case/ Denmark
Moderator: Lars M Anderson

19.15 - Dinner in town, Mortens Kro

 Friday 9th of December 2011

09.00 - 09.30 Morning coffee                                                                                      
09.30 - 11.30

Key-note speakers:

Liz Fekete, Institute of Race Relations, London
"New enemies, old hatreds: racism and the extreme Right"

Peter Hervik, University of Aalborg
"The Emergence of Political Spin, Negative Dialogue and Zero-tolerance in Denmark"

Chair: Lars Nord

11.30 - 12.45 Lunch
12.45 - 13.45

Presentation of on-going projects, future projects and new ideas
Moderator: Suvi Keskinnen

13.45 - 14.15 Summing up and conclusive remarks
14.15 - 14.45 Farewell and coffee