‘Othering’ and polarisation have immediate and potentially severe consequences for politics across Europe – in terms of Populist denigration of sub-groups but also when politics is so divided that each side will not listen to the other (e.g. Brexit in the UK). Unfortunately, relevant theory, knowledge and perspectives on these phenomena are splintered across many … Continue reading About O&P
PDF version: S20017-LCP-Othering-and-Polarisation-03
Details of event at: https://otheringandpolarisation.org/virtual-meeting-announcement/
We have just heard about these dates - almost exactly 1 year after the original plan. From an administrative point of view this will be a separate workshop from the virtual event, and will need separate registration. Announcements about the face-face meeting will be made late in 2020.
The Lorentz centre page about the virtual meeting: https://www.lorentzcenter.nl/othering-and-polarisation.html The page for registration (necessary but free): https://www.lorentzcenter.nl/othering-and-polarisation/registration-participants-workshop
Context and Motivation Sharp stereotyping as the ‘other’ can occur when politics or society is deeply polarised (as on Brexit in the UK) or when a particular group is politically denigrated (e.g. immigrants by the AfD in Germany). It may be argued that such ‘tribal’ or group behaviour is natural to humans, being deeply social … Continue reading Some of the Perspectives We Hope to Bring to Bear