Welcome to the 4th NOPO-network seminar at Mid Sweden University, Sundsvall. We are now accepting proposals and presentations from network members to the research panels. It is possible to submit a proposal for a panel (with several papers) or an abstract for a presentation. In the latter case, the organisers will divide the abstracts into thematic panels.
The abstract (max. 250 words) should include the title, the name, affiliation and e-mail address of the presenter(s). The participants are also requested to provide information on whether they wish to present a full paper or give an oral presentation.
Please send the abstracts and workshop proposals to firstname.lastname@example.org
Deadline for abstract submission is 31.01.2014.
Media and Populism
Prof. Toril Aalberg, Norwegian University of Science and Technology
Toril Aaalberg, is Professor of Political Science and Media Sociology at the Department of Sociology and Political Science of Norwegian University of Science and Technology in Trondheim. One of her current comparative research projects, Mediating of Migration, analyses how news media frame migration. She is also the leader of a new COST project on media and populism.
Prof. Gianpietro Mazzoleni, University of Milan
Prof. Gianpietro Mazzoleni is Professor of Sociology of Mass Communication and Political Communication at the Faculty of Political Science of the University of Milan. He is the co-editor of The Media and Neo-Populism: A Contemporary Comparative Analysis (Praeger Publishers, 2003), where eight country studies focus on the role that ‘media factors’ play in the rise and development of neo-populist movements and parties.
The deadline for registrations to the network meeting is 15.02.2014.
For questions, please contact Kerstin Nyström
The conference is organized by Mid Sweden University in Sundsvall.The conference hotel Elite Knaust is located in the city centre, just a few blocks away from the conference venue.
Monday 17 March 2014
|20:00||Dinner for those who have arrived (we meet in hotel lobby)
Ristorante Invito, Storgatan 6-8, http://sundsvall.invitobar.se
Tuesday 18 March 2014
Venue: Nordea, Kyrkogatan 15
|09.30 – 10.00||Registration and coffee|
|10.00 – 10.15||Welcome by Susi Meret & Lars Nord|
|10.15 – 12.45||Keynote lectures (Chair: Lars Nord)
Prof. Gianpietro Mazzoleni, University of Milan:
Prof. Toril Aalberg, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim:
|12.45 – 14:00||Lunch (Oscar Matsal & Bar, Bankgatan 11)|
|14:00 – 15:45||Paper presentations: Populism and Political Communication (Chair: Susi Meret)
Dr. Benjamin Moffitt, University of Stockholm:
PhD stud. Laura Parkkinen, University of Turku/University of Jyväskylä:
PhD Researcher Thaddeus C. Ndukwe, University of Jyväskylä:
PhD stud. Katarina Pettersson:
|15:45 – 16:00||Coffe break|
Venue: Hotel Knaust, Storgatan 13
Prof. Jesper Strömbäck, Mid Sweden University (former Principal Secretary of the Swedish Government Commission on the Future of Sweden):
Wednesday 19 March 2014
Venue: Kulturmagasinet, Programsalen, Packhusgatan 4
|09:00 – 10:45||Paper presentations: Populism and Political Parties (Chair: Suvi Keskinen)
Univ. Lect. Hilmar L. Mjelde, Bergen University:
Dr.Soc.Sci. Ov Cristian Norocel, University of Helsinki:
Dr. Niklas Bolin, Dr. Gustav Lidén / Dr. Jon Nyhlén, Mid Sweden University:
|10.45 – 11.00||Coffee break|
|11.00 – 12.30||Panel: The Sweden Democrats and The Media: Super Election Year 2014 (Chair: Lars Nord)
Björn Häger, freelance journalist and writer
|12.30 – 13.15||Concluding remarks and future network activities|
|13.15 - ?||Lunch - Hotell Knaust|