Video: Austerity and Social Inequality - Europe & Italy

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The webinar ‘ Austerity and Social Inequality: The rise of the populist right and the European budget crisis ’ looks at a phenomenon that has shaped liberal democracies in a fundamental way over the course of the past years. In the introduction, Oliver Schmidtke describes that, what we see across Europe and North America, is the rising...
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Twitter for Academics

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Dr Laurent Pech, Professor of European Law and Head of the Law and Politics Department at Middlesex University London, in an interview for the the round table "Expert knowledge in the age of declining trust in the media" in Toronto at the ECSA-C Biennial 2018. Dr Laurent Pech comments on the importance of using Twitter for academics. Twitter...
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Being a female public intellectual – risks and opportunities

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Presentation during the Round-Table "Expert knowledge in the age of declining trust in the media" in Toronto at the ECSA-C Biennial 2018. Video clip of the presentation by Roberta Guerrina: Being a female public intellectual – risks and opportunities In Canada, media and the government are more and more reaching out to academics to engage in...
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Relationship between media and scholars

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Presentation during the Round-Table "Expert knowledge in the age of declining trust in the media" in Toronto at the ECSA-C Biennial 2018. Video clip of the presentation by Doug Saunders: Improving the relationship between scholars and media According to Doug Saunders in Canada the relationship between scholarly researchers and journalists is an...
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Dr. Dennis Pilon: Navigating media biases

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Presentation during the Conference: Expert Knowledge in the age of declining trust in the media Dr. Dennis Pilon, York University, Navigating media biases - Video clip Dennis Pilon’s research has focused on questions of democratization and how countries become democratic. In this context, Pilon has interpreted the role of electoral systems and...
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