Emotions, Populism and Polarisation
The international team studies hegemony, affects and political identification from interdisciplinary perspectives
Welcome to the Helsinki Hub on Emotions, Populism and Polarisation (HEPP or HEPPsinki). Here you will find information on our major research projects, and a few individual research projects, and the people who make up our expanding hub led by Emilia Palonen (Political Science) and Juha Herkman (Media & Communication). This is a vibrant and international community with regular visitors and long-term participants from also outside Finland. HEPPsinki is known for its HEPP conferences. HEPP3 conference is going to take place on 15 -17 June. Please, visit our conference website for more information.
HEPP and its projects
Several projects make up HEPP and connect political science and communication to economics, the politics of history, memories, discourse analysis, and many more. The projects, their research topics and individual websites are listed on the Research projects page.
This is a research hub that gathers a large cross-disciplinary research team of people engaged in several projects together to study...
The research team is collaboration hub between several interconnected projects. It draws from expertise on populism, polarisation...
Our hub is currently composed of nationally and internationally funded research projects that explore populism, polarisation and affects...
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The Spring Event Marathon: NTUS visits Prague for populism and memory
Continuing the lively line-up of onsite events during Spring 2022, the Now-Time Us-Space (NTUS) project team attended the 7th Prague Populism...
Zoom is (nearly) over: NTUS presents its research at two conferences in the UK
After two long years of online conferencing, Now-Time, Us-Space researchers finally went on their first joint onsite conference trip in April...