If you are attending IPSA next week do come along to the panels organised within RC22 Political Communication. The panels were originally organised for the face to face event planned for 2020, we then had to do a number of revisions to get to where we are now.

Our panels, with times in UTC, are as follows

Saturday 10 July 10.00am: Nationalisms, Populisms and the Media in the Post-Representative Democracy (exploring the radical transformation caused by post-representative politics)

Saturday 10 July 1.30pm: Communicating National Identity (studies of Brazil, Croatia, Mexico and the Spanish region of Catalonia focus on the question of positioning the nation)

Sunday 11 July 10.00am: Populism and Conspiracy Beliefs: Theory, Discourses and Practices (the relationship between populism and conspiracies in comparative perspective)

Sunday 11 July 10.00am: Populism and Ideas of the Nation (Case studies explores populist perspectives of the nation across Europe)

Sunday 11 July 1.30pm: Media Systems: Theory and Practice (Revisiting Hallin and Mancini (2004) to explore systems from across the globe)

Sunday 11 July 1.30pm: Populism as Communication in a Comparative Perspective (Following De Vreese the panel aims to understand populism as a communicative style across various contexts)

Monday 12 July 10.00am: Social Movements and Social Media (This panel approaches questions relating to 'organisation without organisations' from a range of contexts)

Monday 12 July 10.00am: Digital Platforms, Political Parties and New Forms of Re-politicisation (research explores pop-socialism, e-voting in Poland, incivility in Italian politics and digital activism)

Monday 12 July 1.30pm: Nationalist Strategies and the ICTs (This panel discusses the increasing importance of new information and communication technologies within nationalist movements)

Tuesday 13 July 10.00am: Social Media Narratives as Political Communication (How parties balance informing, mobilising and interacting covering African nations, China and taking a global perspective)

Tuesday 13 July 10.00am: Elections and Participation in a Digital Age (research explores social media campaigning in Brazil, Spain, Portugal and Turkey)

Wednesday 14 July 10.00am: Social Media Campaigning in Europe: EP2019 (covering different aspects of campaigning based on research from the 2019 contest)

Wednesday 14 July 10.00am: Communication Public Policy (how are policies sold, exploring case studies from across the globe)

Wednesday 14 July 10.00am: Media Discourse, Democracy and the Public Sphere (can media support an informed public, inclusive debate and disperse power within democracies?)

Wednesday 14 July 1.30pm: Role of Political Public Relations as a Discipline and Practice in an Open World (The panel aims to establish a regular forum for PPR scholars to share and discuss research)

Thursday 15 July 10.00am: New Nationalisms and Right-Wing Populism in Digital Communication (The panel explores new nationalisms and right-wing populism in digital communication)

Thursday 15 July 10.00am: The Image of the Desired Future World as the Basis for Building of Trusting Relations between States in the Context of New Neo-Nationalisms

We hope you can join us for some of these panels. RC22 is not responsible for the timings or clashes, which are unfortunately but unavoidable due to the schedule.