Events » Europe and Populism: A Constructive Christian Perspective
Europe and Populism: A Constructive Christian Perspective

When: Thursday, November 14, 2019 14:00 - Thursday, November 14, 2019 16:00
Where: European Parliament, Brussels, room A4F384

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Populism is on the rise in the West. But what is populism? How should we define it? Is it a new political phenomenon, or have we seen it before? Could Christian politicians learn from politicians who call themselves 'populist', or shouldn't we work together with them? In the began months, Sallux has worked on a publication about these issues. The researcher is happy to present the first outcomes of the study in the heart of the European politics. Different Members of European Parliament will share their first reaction on the publication. 
The event is hosted by MEP Bert-Jan Ruissen, member of the Dutch Reformed Political Party (SGP), part of the European Conservatives and Reformists (ECR).

All those who are interested in the topic are cordially invited to take part in this discussion. 

Deadline for registering is 7 November 2019. Registrations for this event have closed.

13:30                   Room open

14:00 - 14:05       Word of Welcome by host MEP Bert-Jan Ruissen

14:05 - 14:25       Introduction of the Publication: "Threat or Opportunity? A Christian Perspective on Populism" by researcher Hans van de Breevaart

14:25 - 15:00       Lecture about Christian Faith and Populism by Mr. Christel Ngnambi

15:00 - 15:15       Break 

15:15 - 15:20       First reaction MEP Peter van Dalen

15:20 - 15:25       First reaction MEP Helmut Geuking

15:25 - 15:30       First reaction MEP Bert-Jan Ruissen

15:30 - 15:55       Group Discussion

15:55 - 16:00       Announcements and closing of the event by Hans van de Breevaart 

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