Booming Populism, New York 2016 › view all

A Panel Discussion on the Practice and Language of Political Polarization

November 17, 2016 - 18:30/6:30pm
German House, Restaurant
871 United Nations Plaza (First Ave. at 49th Street)
New York City, NY
Series: Transatlantic Research Events
Event type: public

Polarizing, overly simplifying or misleading communications of social, cultural and economic developments have entered current political debates and influence public perceptions of nationhood, inner security and minority politics:

BIGSSS, the German Center for Research and Innovation, Columbia's Journalism School, the ZEIT-Stiftung Ebelin und Gerd Bucerius, and the German Research Foundation (DFG) cordially invite to a panel discussion on

"Booming Populism – On the Practice and Language of Political Polarization"

at the German House in New York City on Nov 17, 2016


Michael Werz

Senior Fellow at the Center for American Progress and Professor at Georgetown University’s BMW Center for German and European Studies

Tara D. McGuinness

Senior Advisor to the Director of the White House’s Office of Management and Budget and Executive Director of the Community Solutions Team

Jan-Werner Müller

Professor of Politics at Princeton University

Todd Gitlin

Writer and Professor of Journalism and Sociology at Columbia University

Martin Nonhoff

Professor of Political Theory at BIGSSS/University of Bremen


Download the Invitation for Nov 16 or find out more about the Transatlantic Interdisciplinary Research Network.