An award-winning expert in conservative and right-wing politics will explore the rise and growth of populism at a Griffith University event in Brisbane this week.
Professor Tim Bale – the author of several books on contemporary European politics, and Professor of Politics at London’s Queen Mary University – will give the keynote address at the Populist and Mainstream Parties Workshop on Wednesday 18 July.
In what will be a wide-ranging, insightful examination of one of international politics’ most topical issues, Professor Bale will canvass the question of whether and how conventional politics has helped, and continues to help, enable the populist wave washing across the world.
“Not only is Tim one of the foremost experts in his field, but he’s one of the most captivating presenters I’ve seen,” Professor Duncan McDonnell, of Griffith Business School’s School of Government and International Relations, said.
“As the author or co-author of more than 60 publications since 2008,

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