The New Nationalism: Trump, Brexit and the European populist right

Date(s) - 30/01/2017
18:00 - 19:30

Wolfson Theatre, New Academic Building

Poster for The New Nationalism Event. Putin, Trump, and Farage make up a marching band.

Shortly after Trump’s victory, The Economist ran a cover story on ‘the New Nationalism.’ On Monday 30 January at 7pm, Professor Tony Travers of LSE will chair a discussion featuring an editor from The Economist and two experts on the populist right to ask, ‘Why the upsurge in nationalism?’

Richard Cockett (@CockettRichard) is an editor at The Economist who has written extensively on nationalism and immigration around the world for the newspaper

Daphne Halikiopoulou is Associate Professor of Politics at the University of Reading and co-author of Golden Dawn’s Nationalist Solution: explaining the rise of the far right in Greece and numerous articles on radical right and left populism in Europe. She is an editor of the journal Nations & Nationalism.

Eric Kaufmann (@epkaufm) is Professor of Politics at Birkbeck, University of London, author of The Rise and Fall of Anglo-America , Changing Places: the white British response to ethnic change and several LSE data blogs on the Brexit and Trump votes. He is an editor of Nations & Nationalism.

Tony Travers is the Director of LSE London and LSE’s Institute of Public Affairs. He is also a professor in the LSE’s Government Department.

This event is co-sponsored by ASEN (@asenevents) and the Institute of Public Affairs(@LSEPubAffairs).

No ticket required. Find details of the LSE events page listing.

Twitter hashtag for this event: #LSENationalism