Lisbon Meeting

Lisbon Meeting


September 22nd to 23rd, 2017


Faculdade de Ciências Sociais e Humanas da Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Lisbon, Portugal

Local Organizer:

Isabel Marcos

The MC Minutes can be found here: CA15101-MCM5 Minutes



Day 1: Friday, September 22nd

09.00 – 09.30       Registration

09.30 – 09.45        Welcome from Francisco Caramelo, Dean of FCSH (Faculdade de Ciências Sociais e Humanas), Universidade Nova de Lisboa, and Isabel Marcos, Senior Research Fellow at CICS.NOVA | FCSH | UNL and COMPACT Representative for Portugal

09.30 – 10.30        MC Meeting and Opening Plenary (Including Handbook Overview)

10.30 – 11.00         Coffee Break

11.00 – 12.30         Handbook Section Meetings

Section 1: Definitions and Approaches
Editors: Todor Hristov, Alejandro Romero Reche, Andrew McKenzie-McHarg

Section 2: Media and Manifestations
Editors: Stef Aupers, Dana Craciun, Andreas Önnerfors

Sections 3: Regions and Histories
Editors: Nebojsa Blanusa, Pascal Girard, Annika Rabo, Ilya Yablokov

Section 4: Society and Politics
Editors: Eirikur Bergmann, Asbjorn Dyrendal, Hulda Thórisdóttir

Section 5: Psychology
Editors: Aleksandra Cichocka, Jan-Willem Prooijen, Karen Douglas, Michał Bilewicz

12.30 – 02.00        Lunch/Handbook editorial team meeting

02.00 – 03.00       Plenary roundtable: Emerging Research

Chair: Karen Douglas

03.00 – 03.30       Coffee Break

03.30 – 04.45        Edited Volumes Meeting/Research Networking (1)

Conspiracy Theories and Trump
Editor: Michael Butter

Conspiracy Theories in the Balkans
Editor: Nebojsa Blanusa

Conspiracy Theories in Eastern Europe
Editors: Corneliu Pintilescu, Tamás Scheibner, Mari-Liis Madisson, Andreas Ventsel


Day 2: Saturday 23rd September 2017

09.00 – 09.30       Registration

09.30 – 11.00        Plenary Roundtable: Conspiracy Theories and the Media in Europe

Chair: Raluca Radu
Péter Krekó: “Changing Conspiracy Beliefs through Rationality and Ridiculing”
Ilya Yablokov: “Unethical and Conspiratorial: Russian post-Soviet Journalism and the Issue of Professional Principles”
Biljana Gjoneska: “The Trojan Horse of the US Elections: The Case of MK Fake News”
Franciszek Czech: “Saturation of Polish Media with Conspiracy Narratives in Comparative Perspective”

11.00 – 11.30        CoffeeBreak

11.30 – 12.30        Plenary: Follow up on Handbook and Series

Chairs: Michael Butter and Peter Knight

12.30 – 02.00       Lunch/Routledge series editorial board meeting

02.00 – 03.15       Working Groups

WG1: Conspiracy Theory Show and Tell

WG2: Follow-up from Tübingen

WG3: Follow-up from Tübingen

03.15 – 03.45        Coffee Break

03.45 – 05.00       Edited Volumes Meeting/Research Networking (2)

Conspiracy Theorys: Consequences and Interventions (a.k.a. What to do about Conspiracy Theories)
Editor: Peter Kreko

Conspiracy Theorys and the Internet/Media
Editor: Stef Aupers

The Afterlives of Conspiracy Theories
Editor: Claus Oberhauser and Annika Rabo