Academy Annual Lecture 2019: Brexit and Populism Under the Microscope: What We Know So Far

Academy Annual Lecture 2019: Brexit and Populism Under the Microscope: What We Know So Far

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This lecture examines what is behind two of the most striking developments in recent years: Brexit and the rise of national populism. What drives the public to support populism? How are political loyalties shifting? What are the broader winds sweeping through our party systems? Professor Matthew J. Goodwin, from the Department of Politics and International Relations, Rutherford College, University of Kent draws on the latest research to explore these questions and considers how far the social sciences contribute to our understanding. Find out more at: https://www.acss.org.uk/