This workshop will seek to investigate the linkage between popular discontent, polarization, and the emerging of ‘populist’ options that stretch across very different political offers. The legacy of ‘populist’ historical experiences in Latin America and its implications for socio-cultural and economic inclusion of subordinate sectors including in terms of art and urbanization is crucial to understand contemporary political and societal expectations. The tensions between the experience recognize as ‘populist’ in the region with many aspects of liberal democracy is also important to understand what its implications as the concept are is stretched to include very different policies in other regions of the world and even in Latin America.
The first session is on January 29, 2021, from 1 PM-3 PM (EST). The following sessions will take place on February 5th, February 19th, and will culminate with a webinar on February 26th.