Post-truth politics, mediatization and politicization of immigration

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This webinar will focus on how misinformation, denial and distortion of facts, and other aspects of post-truth politics take shape in different European countries. Researchers from Denmark, Finland and Switzerland will discuss their recent and ongoing research with a focus on how the politicized rhetoric of immigration, racism and misogyny is constructed and challenged in media environments.
The webinar will be held on Zoom. Registration link (by 27.4):
This webinar is organised by the CEREN based project 'Border Crises in Two Languages - Mediatized Politics and Solidarity Activism in the Wake of the 2015 Asylum Migration' (University of Helsinki) and the Jean Monnet Network 'Post-truth politics, nationalism and the (de-)legitimation of European integration' (Höfði Reykjavík Peace Centre, University of Iceland).
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The presentations from the speakers (10 minutes) - Peter Hervik, Tuija Saresma and Heikki S. Mattila - will be followed by a discussion. Moderator: Gwenaëlle Bauvois, researcher (CEREN).
Period29 Apr 2021
Event typeSeminar
Degree of RecognitionInternational