Populism and the Pandemic: A Comparative Perspective (USA/ Argentina)
July 14 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Sponsored by the Jean Monnet EU Center of Excellence for Comparative Populism at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and the Political Science Institute at the University of Brasilia
This virtual lecture is the second in a series titled “Populism and the Pandemic- A Comparative Perspective’”, which investigates the response of populists in different countries to the COVID-19 pandemic. The lectures will be held every second Tuesday of the month at 11 am US Central Daylight Time (CDT)/13.00 Brasilia, Brazil (GMT-3)/18.00 Brussels, Belgium (CEST).
Kenneth Roberts, Professor, Cornell University, teaches comparative and Latin American politics, with an emphasis on the political economy of development and the politics of inequality. His research is devoted to the study of political parties, populism, and labor and social movements.
Germán Lodola (PhD, University of Pittsburgh) is Associate Professor at the Universidad Torcuato Di Tella and Researcher at Argentina´s National Science and Technology Research Council. He has published numerous articles on subnational and gubernatorial politics, political careers and voting behavior in Latin America.
Register for this session at least 45 minutes before the begin of the lecture. The platform has a limited capacity of 250 persons.