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Shaping the vote: politics and populism in the media

Shaping the vote: politics and populism in the media

On 15 May, Counterpoint held the discussion panel Shaping the vote: politics and populism in the media. The event took place at the Lecture Theatre...

Populist sentiments in the Dutch media

Populist sentiments in the Dutch media

This public seminar presents our most recent publication from the project Nurturing populism?

BBA Breakfast Briefing

BBA Breakfast Briefing

On the morning of February 4th we are chairing a breakfast briefing with the British Bankers’ Association on populism and the European Parliament elections

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Conspiracy Theories and the Media

Counterpoint's seminar with Slate.fr on the relationship between conspiracy theories and the media.

Populism at the European Parliament elections: how should the centre-right respond?

Populism at the European Parliament elections: how should the centre-right respond?

We are delighted to invite you to a discussion of the potential impact of populism on the forthcoming European Parliament elections. Date: November 4th...

Party conferences 2013

Party conferences 2013

Counterpoint is delighted to announce its events at this year’s UK party conferences.  In partnership with the Barrow Cadbury Trust, we will be hosting...

Europe’s hidden wiring

Europe’s hidden wiring

Counterpoint and the Open Society European Policy Institute would like to invite you to ‘Europe’s hidden wiring’, a seminar on populism in Europe and...

Is all Politics Moral? How Frames and Values Inform the way we Vote

Is all Politics Moral? How Frames and Values Inform the way we Vote

  In this public lecture hosted by Counterpoint, George Lakoff, the celebrated linguist and bestselling author of Don’t Think of an Elephant!, will discuss...

Discussion panel: The springs of populism in Europe: a crisis of democracy?

Counterpoint and the UCL European Institute partner for an interesting conversation about populism, crisis and democracy

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The roots of contemporary populism in the Netherlands

Here is something we published a couple of years ago on the rise of Dutch populism, its relationship to inequality and to deep cultural...

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Europe’s riddle: Migration, community experiences and public opinion

Counterpoint examines the local experience of migration and integration across five European countries in light of the 2014-2015 migration crisis. Our research in Sweden,...

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The wide open space of the French elections

So far, so good.  But what could go wrong in round 2? This is a good time to review the dynamics of the French...