POPULISM AND PROPAGANDA: New Intersections

on 9th July, 2018, New Conference Hall, Sofia University

Three Lectures by Chantal Mouffe, Ivan Krastev and Mark Galeotti, with Panel Discussions will be presented on the international seminar, organised by HUMAN AND SOCIAL STUDIES FOUNDATION – Sofia (HSSF) / ФХСИ with the financial support of America for Bulgaria and with the partnership of Culture Centre SU


 

 

VIDEO RECORD FROM THE EVENT CAN BE FOUND IN Culture Center SU – YouTube Channel.

 

 

PROGRAMME

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Registration: 9:00 – 9:30
Working language: English
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09:30 – 09:45 – Opening by Dimitar Vatsov (HSSF);
09:45 – 10:15 – Milena Iakimova (HSSF): presentation of the results of the study “Anti-Liberal Discourses and Propaganda Messages in Bulgarian Media”;
10:15 – 10:30 – Discussion

 

10:30 – 11:00 – Coffee break

 

FIRST PANEL /11:00 – 13:00/
Populism: Its Emancipative Potential and Dark Sides
Moderator: Milena Iakimova (HSSF)

11:00 – 11:40 – Chantal Mouffe (University of Westminster, London /Editorial Board of Critique & Humanism), lecture: Populism and the radicalization of democracy

11:40 – 11:50 – Yannis Stavrakakis (Aristotle University of Thessaloniki): video statement;

11:50 – 12:00 – Boyan Manchev (HSSF): statement;

12:00 – 12:10 – Boyan Znepolski (HSSF): statement;

12:10 – 13:00 – Discussion

 

13:00 – 14:30 – Lunch

 

SECOND PANEL /14:30 – 16:30/
Liberalism, Sovereignty, Democracy: Left and Right Populism and the Fate of Liberal Democracy
Moderator: Boyan Znepolski (HSSF)

14:30 – 15:10 – Ivan Krastev (CLS/IWM, Vienna), lecture: Perils of Normality

15:10 – 15:20 – Alexander Kiossev (Sofia University): statement;

15:20 – 15:30 – Dimitar Vatsov (HSSF): statement;

15:30 – 15:40 – Momcilo Radulovic (European Movement in Montenegro): statement

15:40 – 16:30 – Discussion

 

16:30 – 17:00 – Coffee break

 

THIRD PANEL /17:00 – 19:00/
Hybrid War and Populist Propaganda. The Russian Factor
Moderator: Dimitar Vatsov (HSSF)

17:00 – 17:40 – Mark Galeotti (Institute of International Relations, Prague), lecture: Moscow as Source, Scapegoat and Subject of the new Populism

17:40 – 17:50 – Tom Junes (HSSF): video statement;

17:50 – 18:00 – Daniel Smilov (CLS); statement;

18:00 – 18:10 – Konstantin Pavlov (HSSF): statement

18:10 – 19:00 – Discussion

 


MORE ABOUT THE STUDY “Anti-Liberal Discourses and Propaganda Messages in Bulgarian Media” CAN BE FOUND HERE: http://hssfoundation.org/en/anti-liberal-discourses-and-propaganda-messages-in-bulgarian-media/

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