[Event] People vs Extremism&Populist Radical Right in Europe Workshop

The MA and PhD in European Studies Programmes at Chulalongkorn University cordially invite you to participate in a Workshop on
“The People vs Extremism & Populist Radical Right in Europe”: Impact and Experiences of European Civil Society Networks
led by
Professor Rafał Pankowski, PhD
(Institute of Sociology of Collegium Civitas in Warsaw)

Saturday 14 – Sunday 15 September 2019

Room 514, 5th floor, Chaloem Rajakumari 60 (Chamchuri 10) Building, Chulalongkorn University

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(Parking available at Chamchuri 9 Building)

About the Workshop: The MA & PhD in European Studies Programmes, Chulalongkorn University, are pleased and honoured to hold a two-day academic workshop which aims to examine the roles and impact of individuals and civil society networks in challenging extremism and the populist radical right in Europe, and beyond. The workshop will be led by Professor Rafał Pankowski, PhD, whose research specialisation and political experiences serve as fine example of how academic work and activism can converge and complement each other to overcome the stereotypical “chasm” dividing theory from practice. Participants will be given a list of reading materials prior to the workshop. After the lectures and group discussion, they will be invited to share their views and analyses. All participants will be presented with certificates issued by Chulalongkorn University as guarantee of their participation and fluency in the subject.


Saturday 14 September 2019
09.00-12.00 hrs
Session 1 -- Lecture
12.00-13.00 hrs
13.00-16.00 hrs
Session 2 – Lecture (cont.), Discussion & Group Work

Sunday 15 September 2019
09.00-12.00 hrs
Session 3 -- Discussion & Group Work (cont.)
12.00-13.00 hrs
13.00-16.00 hrs
Session 4 -- Presentation by Participants

Presentation of Workshop Certificates to Participants

About the Lecturer: Professor Rafał Pankowski, PhD, having studied at the University of Oxford as an undergraduate, received his MA in Political Science from the University of Warsaw and his PhD and Habilitation in Sociology of Culture from the Institute of Applied Social Sciences, University of Warsaw. He is Professor at the Institute of Sociology of Collegium Civitas in Warsaw. Professor Pankowski has published widely on racism, nationalism, populism, xenophobia and other issues including Neo-Fascism in Western Europe: A study in ideology (Polish Academy of Sciences, 1998), Racism and Popular Culture (Trio, 2006), and The Populist Radical Right in Poland: The Patriots (Routledge, 2010). He has served as deputy editor of Nigdy Wiecej (Never Again) magazine since 1996 and is a co-founder of the “Never Again” Association. He is also a member of the International Association of Genocide Scholars.

Workshop Fee (lunch & refreshments included): 1,000 THB.

Please click here: https://forms.gle/E1LqAkZjum6mGyrY8 or scan the QR Code to register online, receive bank transfer information and download the reading materials by Friday 13 September 2019.

For further information, please contact Assistant Professor Verita Sriratana, PhD, at verita.s@chula.ac.th

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