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 four major research projects, and a few individual research projects, and the people who make up our expanding hub. The main projects are linked below. HEPPsinki is known for its HEPP conferences where the next one is scheduled for autumn 2022.
HEPP and its projects
Our research is conducted via the three projects that make up HEPP, and range from our main disciplines of political science and communication to economics, the politics of history, memories, discourse analysis, and many more. The three 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 three nationally funded research projects that explore populism, polarisation and affects from several...
Latest news from the Helsinki Hub for Emotions, Populism and Polarisation (HEPP).
Second D.Rad Study analyses trends of radicalisation through three hotspots representing violent extremism in Finland
Our second D.Rad study on Finland focuses on three hotspots of violent extremism: a school shooting in 2007, a deadly assault by a neo-Nazi in...
D.Rad Finland Report outlines the stakeholders, actors and networks of (de-)radicalisation
Our recent D.Rad study on Finland outlines the stakeholders of radicalisation and de-radicalisation actors and networks. We argue that the...