Studium Generale | Let's Ask... Léonie de Jonge - Will Populists Benefit From the Pandemic?
|When:||We 30-09-2020 20:00 - 21:30|
|Where:||Academy Building, Broerstraat 5, Groningen|
The ongoing COVID-crisis is likely to change our societies for good. But what effect will the pandemic have on our political landscape? And how might it affect populism? It could expose the incompetence of populist leaders and bring about a return to expertise. At the same time, the pandemic is sparking uncertainty and conspiracy theories are booming. This could create fertile soil for populist politicians. What will politics look like in a post-COVID era? Will the pandemic be the final nail in the coffin of populist politics or will it only add fuel to the populist fire? More information