Lisbon Meeting

Lisbon Meeting


22-23 September, 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 22nd September 2017

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)

CTs and Trump
Editor: Michael Butter

CTs in the Balkans
Editor: Nebojsa Blanusa

CTs 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 (University of Bucharest, Romania)
Péter Krekó (ELTE PPK, Hungary), “Changing Conspiracy Beliefs through Rationality and Ridiculing”
Ilya Yablokov (University of Leeds, UK), “Unethical and conspiratorial: Russian post-Soviet journalism and the issue of professional principles”
Biljana Gjoneska (Macedonian Academy of Sciences and Arts, MK), “The Trojan Horse of the US Elections: The Case of MK Fake News”
Franciszek Czech (Jagiellonian University, Poland), “Saturation of Polish Media with Conspiracy Narratives in Comparative Perspective”

11.00 – 11.30        Coffee break

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: CT 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)

CTs: Consequences and Interventions (aka What to do about CTs)
Editor: Peter Kreko

CTs and the Internet/Media
Editor: Stef Aupers

The Afterlives of Conspiracy Theories (focus on 9/11?)
Editor: Claus Oberhauser and Annika Rabo