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Populist Expectations (or: The Dead Expert)

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We are entering an era of radical transition and institutional change. Our latest Counterpoint discusses declining trust, the death of expertise and...

A Women at the Oslo Bomb Blast, Norway

Norwegian Lessons

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Counterpoint's response to July's tragedy in Norway, and an exploration of what it can teach us about elite behaviour, cultural conservatism and...

The New Risk Analysis

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'Practicing risk analysis is like shining a torch in a dark room'. Counterpoint's Director Catherine Fieschi explores the origins and importance of cultural...

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The Italian Job:  learning to cope with populists?

We are at turning point in the way in which the mainstream deals with populists.   For those of us who have been studying...

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Bonne Année – Local realities of migration: emotions, institutions, conflict and cooperation

Counterpoint explored local and personal experiences of migration in communities across four European countries (France, Germany, Sweden and Italy), and here we set out...

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Historic errors set in stone

Public monuments seem to have become the lightning rod of our cultural wars: from Robert E Lee, to Cecil Rhodes, to intimations that Nelson...