HEPP2 is fortunate to have the following keynote speakers at the conference invited by the Academy of Finland funded Mainstreaming Populism Consortium, for its closing conference:
Bice Maiguashca (University of Exeter): "Resisting the populist hype: A feminist critique".
Silvio Waisbord (George Washington University): "Pandemic under populism: cultural wars and the collapse of the communication commons".
Our internal keynote speakers are:
Katja Valaskivi and Johanna Sumiala (University of Helsinki): "Covid-19, QAnon and epistemic instability: the circulation of conspiracy theories in the hybrid media environment".