CIPR | Center For Inter-American Policy & Research

Tulane University

Populism: Latin America in Comparative Perspective

February 15th, 2019

Greenleaf Conference Room, 100A Jones Hall

Please join us next Friday, February 15 for a symposium:
Populism: Latin America in Comparative Perspective
This event will take place from 10am to 4:30 pm in the Greenleaf Conference Room, 100A Jones Hall
Please feel free to come listen to any or all of the following panels:

10:00 am – 12:00 pm: Panel 1: Populism and Democracy
  • “Populism as a Political Regime” Enrique Peruzzotti, CONICET-Di Tella University, Argentina
  • “Populism, Political Polarization and Democracy” Gerardo Aboy Carlés, CONICET-San Martin National University, Argentina
  • “Populism and Constitutional Adjudication in Latin America: Venezuela in Comparative Perspective” Raul Sanchez Urribarri, La Trobe University, Australia
1:00 pm – 2:30 pm: Panel 2: Populism, Parties and Ideology
  • “Populism, Chavismo, and the Non-Exempt Signifier” David Smilde, Tulane University
  • “Unity and Division in a Classic Populist Movement: The case of the Peronist Party” Moira MacKinnon, Tres de Febrero National University, Argentina
  • “A Populist Pope? The Myth of the Peronist Papacy” Humberto Cucchetti. CONICET- Centro de Estudios e Investigaciones Laborales, Argentina
3:00 pm – 4:30 pm: Panel 3: Global Populism
  • “Is Interpresidentialism Populist? The Role of Chief Executives in Regional Integration” Andrés Malamud, Lisboa University, Portugal
  • “The Political Economy of Populism” Carlos Waisman, University of California, San Diego, USA
  • “A Provisional Balance of Latin American Neopopulism in Comparative Perspective with Europe” Manuel Anselmi, Unitelma Sapienza, Italy