Emilia Palonen

Emilia Palonen is a Senior Lecturer in Political Science at the Univeristy of Helsinki. Her work focuses on populism, particularly in Hungary and Finland. She currently leads the research project ‘Whirl of Knowledge: Polarisation and Cultural Populism in Europe’ (WhiKnow) and engages in a research consortium on Mainstreaming Populism, both funded by the Academy of Finland.


Policies and Vision Matter, Not Style

As a way of doing politics, populism is here to stay. Its opponents must offer real alternatives and keep political debate grounded upon the choices at hand.

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