Conference on ‘fragile areas’ – Rovigo, Italy 22-23 March 2019 – Call for cases

Government of fragile rural areas in Italy and Europe, Rovigo – March 22-23, 2019, Call for cases.

Theme: rural populism. The aim of the conference is to collect positive political reactions to authoritarianism and apathy of countryside, the three Ps: people, politics and participation. The call is international as populism is a phenomenon revealed in many countries.

The abstract (up to 2000 characters), in English or Italian describing the electoral trends, political manifestations and civic engagement of rural people has to be sent by December 31, 2018 to Giorgio Osti ( and Sara Morelli (

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