An international conference in March 2018 will explore the rise of ‘authoritarian populism’ in rural settings, as well as resistance and alternatives. Plenary speakers include Michael Watts, Dzodzi Tsikata, John Gaventa, Katherine Cramer, Burak Gurel, Eduardo Gudynas, Issa Shivji (invited), Raj Patel (invited).
The Emancipatory Rural Politics Initiative (ERPI), the organisers, have issued a call for paper abstracts, with a deadline of 15 November.
‘Authoritarian Populism and the Rural World’ conference – call for abstracts
AAG2018 conference: There is also a call for papers for two sessions related to this topic at the Association of American Geographers 2018 annual meeting. The sessions are on ‘contextualizing authoritarian populism’ and ‘resisting, mobilizing and creating alternatives’. The AAG conference is on 10-14 April in New Orleans, USA.
AAG conference sessions – call for papers