Thursday 17 November 2016 8:05PM (view full episode)
Across Europe, the US and Asia right-wing political parties have created what Jean-Claude Juncker, president of the European Commission, termed “galloping populism.” Movements like the Sweden Democrats, the National Front in France, the Party for Freedom in the Netherlands and other voices on the far right are calling for their once open countries to close up and turn inward. Are these trends reminiscent of the state of affairs in the decade preceding World War II?
Highlights of The new 1930? presented by the Monash European and EU Centre. 27 October 2016.
- Dr Michael Hau
- School of Philosophical, Historical and International Studies, Monash University
- Gloria Davies
- Professor of Chinese Studies, Monash University
- John Keane
- Professor of Politics and Director of the Sydney Democracy Network at University of Sydney
- Chair: Marko Pavlyshyn
- Director of the Monash European and EU Centre
Orignally published on ABC Big Ideas