Saturday, 23.03.19 - Helsinki Music Center, Kansalaistori 2G, Helsinki

Progressive Answers to Populism

What gives rise to right-wing populism? How has it affected our political reality, and how can we fight it? These questions among others will be discussed together with academics and politicians at our seminar hosted by Kalevi Sorsa Foundation, Vapaus Valita Toisin and the Friedrich Ebert Stiftung.

These questions among others will be discussed together with academics and politicians at our seminar hosted by Kalevi Sorsa foundation, Vapaus valita toisin & Friedrich Ebert Stiftung. 


The program:

 9:30 Coffee and tea

10:00 Opening remarks by Kaisa Penny, Kalevi Sorsa Foundation

10:15 Presentation of the report “Progressive Answers to Populism”

10:45 Progressive responses to the rise of populism in Europe by Jussi Pakkasvirta, Helsinki University, Susi Meret, Aalborg University, and Tamás Boros, Policy Solutions

12:00 Lunch

12:30 Presentation of the report “Reclaiming Action – Progressive Strategies in Times of Right-Wing Populism”

13:00 Answers to populism and the far-right in Finland by Nasima Razmyar, Eva Biaudet, Veronika Honkasalo, Eeli Kytömäki, and Habiba Ali

13:50 Closing remarks by Arja Alho, MP

14:00 End of the seminar

The seminar is for free, but please register here: https://goo.gl/forms/0OZz2v2wG4MOnEjF2?fbclid=IwAR1XT-Q6FosSZpSXZXJHeRvleB3W6zcQ468eupLPTDSsvpJPRGSNY8TJdM4

You will get a lunch sandwich at the venue.

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