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Countries and Campaigns: Populism and Elections

9:30-10:00 | Gathering

10:00-10:15 | Opening remarks

Prof. Yuval Shany, Vice President, Research, Israel Democracy Institute
Dr. Alexander Brakel, Director, Konrad Adenauer Stiftung in Israel

10:15-11:45 | Populism and the Media: the Link and its Expressions at Election Time

Chair: Prof. Moti Neiger, School of Communications, Bar Ilan University
Participants: David Horowitz, Founding editor of The Times of Israel
Adv. Alona Vinograd, Director, Center for Democratic Values and Institutions, Israel Democracy Institute
Dr. Sharon Haleva Amir, School of Communications, Bar Ilan University
Shuki Tausig, Editor, The Seventh Eye
Dr. Guy Lurie, Israel Democracy Institute

11:45-12:00 | Coffee Break

12:00-13:30 | A Test case: The 2019 Israeli Elections: An Analysis and Lessons Learned

Chair: Dr. Assaf Shapira, Director, Political Reform program, Israel Democracy Institute
Participants: Muhammad Darawshe, Director of Planning, Equality, and Shared Living, Center for Shared Society, Givat Haviva
Dr. Sivan Hirsch-Hoefler, Lauder School of Government, Diplomacy & Strategy, Interdisciplinary Center (IDC), Herzliya
Noa Landau, Diplomatic Correspondent, Haaretz
Prof. Dani Filc, Department of Politics and Government, Ben-Gurion University
Adv. Oded Ron, Israel Democracy Institute
Prof. Shaul Shenhav, Department of Political Science, Hebrew University, Jerusalem

13:30-14:15 | Lunch Break

14:15-15:45 | Voting Behavior in an Era of Populism

Chair: Dr. Dana Blander, Research Fellow, Israel Democracy Institute
Participants: Prof. Mustafa Kabha, Senior Fellow, Israel Democracy Institute
Dr. Sabine Pokorny, Coordinator of Empirical Social Research, Konrad Adenauer Stiftung, Berlin
Prof. Dani Filc, Department of Politics and Government, Ben-Gurion University
Prof. Esteban Klor, Department of Economics, Hebrew University, Jerusalem
Dr. Dalia Scheindlin, Policy Fellow, Mitvim, Israeli Institute for Regional Foreign Policies

15:45 | Summary