‘Populism and Foreign Policy’ is a research project funded by the German Research Foundation that investigates the impact of populism on foreign policy from a comparative perspective. The project attempts to explain variations in the international behaviour of populist governments and to theorize populist foreign policy through an iterative, abductive process.
On 6-9 July, Sandra Destradi participated in the workshop ‘Populism in International Relations: Moving beyond Borders and Levels of Analysis’ at EWIS in Thessaloniki. She presented a paper on the centralization and personalization of foreign policy under populist governments.
On 4 May 2022, Johannes Plagemann and Sandra Destradi participated in the workshop ‘Populism, Political Communication and Performative Leadership in International Politics’and presented a paper on populist foreign policy rhetoric in India, Turkey, the Philippines and Italy.
In their new article titled ‘Populism and the Politicization of Foreign Policy’ (co-authored with Hakki Tas) in the British Journal of Politics and International Relations, Sandra Destradi and Johannes Plagemann explore the impact of populism on foreign policy through a comparative lens. The article is available Open Access at https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/full/10.1177/13691481221075944
Sandra Destradi held an online lecture titled ‘Populism and the Politicization of Foreign Policy’ at the Populism & Democracy Research Cluster of De La Salle University, Manila, Philippines.
Sandra Destradi, together with Ronald Schleehauf, held an online lecture titled ‘Populismo e politica estera’ at the University of Trieste, Italy.
Sandra Destradi held an online lecture titled ‘The Rise of Populism and Its Effect on the International Order’ at the Kennedy Center of Brigham Young University.