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Politics Spring Lecture Series 2019 – Demagogues, populism and the age of Trump

What does the global rise in populism and demagogic leadership mean for democracy? Should we be alarmed?

Against conventional political thought, this panel explores the conditions under which populist, charismatic leadership might actually be good for democracy.

Hosted by Associate Professor Vicki Spencer, Politics, University of Otago

Panel Members:

  • Dr Xavier Marquez, Senior Lecturer in Political Theory and Head of the School of History, Philosophy, Political Science and International Relations, Victoria University Wellington
  • Professor Lisa Ellis, Politics and Philosophy, University of Otago
Date Wednesday, 18 September 2019
Time 5:30pm - 7:00pm
Audience Public
Event Category Humanities
Event Type Public Lecture
LocationBurns 1 Lecture Theatre

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