Montesquieu Institute: from science to society

Politics, Parliament and Populism

Wednesday 31 August 2011 at 14:00.

Het Nutshuis, Riviervismarkt 5, The Hague

With drs. Tim Houwen, dr. Paul Lucardie, dr. Koen Vossen and drs. Simon Otjes.

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Politics, Parliament and Populism

What is populism? How threatening is it? Why does it always return? How does it develop in the Netherlands and the rest of Europe? And what is its impact on the Dutch parliament?

These questions will be discussed in the Nutshuis on the 31st of August with dr. Paul Lucardie (University of Groningen), drs. Tim Houwen (University of Nijmegen), dr. Koen Vossen and drs. Simon Otjes (University of Leiden). Former member of the Dutch parliament Jan Schinkelshoek will be the moderator of the discussion.

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Program

Time

Activity

14:00

Doors open

14:30

Drs. Tim Houwen about populism as a phenomenon

14:50

Dr. Paul Lucardie about populism in Dutch politics over time

15:10

Dr. Koen Vossen and drs. Simon Otjes about populism in the Dutch parliament

15:30

Discussion moderated by Jan Schinkelshoek

16:30

Reception

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Registration

You can register for this activity via this registration form.*

  • The Summer Conference 2011 will be in Dutch. For more information on the speakers, the programme and how to register, please consult the Dutch version of this page by clicking on the Dutch flag in the right upper hand corner of this page.

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More information

For more information about the Summer Conference 2011 please click here.