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Populist Constitutionalism? (6): Kim Lane Scheppele on Autocratic Legalism

By on 16th November 2017

The final contribution in our series on populism and constitutionalism comes from Kim Lane Scheppele, Laurance S. Rockefeller Professor of Sociology and International Affairs at Princeton University, who discusses the ways in which modern autocrats in Hungary, Turkey, and elsewhere hide inside the language of constitutionalism whilst dismantling constitutional orders. Professor Scheppele will be the keynote speaker […]

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Populist Constitutionalism? (5): Whence the Populists Rise in the East? Lessons for Democratisation and Constitutional Theory

By on 15th November 2017

In anticipation of our Workshop on Populism and Constitutionalism on 20 November (info & sign up here) we are publishing a series of blog posts in which the speakers will outline their thoughts on the topic. In today’s contribution, Bojan Bugarič, Professor of  Law at the University of Ljubljana, reflects on the causes of the populist […]

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Populist Constitutionalism? (4): The Populist Threat to Democratic Constitutionalism

By on 14th November 2017

In anticipation of our Workshop on Populism and Constitutionalism on 20 November (info & sign up here) we are publishing a series of blog posts in which the speakers will outline their thoughts on the topic. We are continuing our series with a contribution from Paul Blokker, Associate Professor of Sociology at Charles University, Prague. In […]

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Populist Constitutionalism? (3): Populist Constitutionalism – An Oxymoron?

By on 13th November 2017

In anticipation of our Workshop on Populism and Constitutionalism on 20 November (info & sign up here) we are publishing a series of blog posts in which the speakers will outline their thoughts on the topic. We are continuing our series with a contribution from Gábor Halmai, Professor of Comparative Constitutional Law at the EUI, […]

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Populist Constitutionalism? (2): Defining Populist Rhetoric

By on 12th November 2017

In anticipation of our Workshop on Populism and Constitutionalism on 20 November (info & sign up here) we are publishing a series of blog posts in which the speakers will outline their thoughts on the topic. We are continuing our series with a contribution from Théo Fournier, PhD researcher at the EUI, who attempts to […]

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