“States of Exception?” 2019 Mini-Conference


Political Conflict & Culture with Neo-Liberalism & Populism before and during the Trump Era

Friday, August 9, 2019 in the Hilton Hotel-Midtown, New York, NY

Organized by:

Thomas Janoski, University of Kentucky 

Richard Lachmann, SUNY Albany 

Bart Bonikowski, Harvard University

Carlos de la Torre, University of Kentucky

Delia Baldassarri, New York University

The Political Sociology section of the American Sociological Association is sponsoring this extremely topical mini-conference with 48 papers and 3 plenary speakers. It focuses on President Trump in the US, but also populist leaders in Europe, Latin America, and Asia. It will take place in 10 sessions on the populism and Trump themes with 2 open panels also taking place on other political sociological topics. A plenary session in the evening will discuss the populist/Trump political base, the resistance to populism/Trumpism, and the future of populism/Trumpism. The schedule below indicates the panel times, and it is followed by the paper presenters in each panel. A separate abstract listing will be available at the mini-conference.

2019 Mini-Conference Schedule

2019 Mini-Conference Panel Descriptions