Cristóbal Rovira Kaltwasser

Portrait Foto Cristóbal Rovira Kaltwasser (Cristóbal Rovira Kaltwasser)
Cristóbal Rovira Kaltwasser


Reichpietschufer 50
D-10785 Berlin
B 203
Former Staff Member of the Completed Bridging Project

Research fields

Populism | Political theory | Latin America | Historical sociology | Elite theory


from September 2011 Marie-Curie Research Fellow, Deparment of Politics and Contemporary European Studies, University of Sussex

January to June 2010 Visiting fellow, Oxford University, Nuffield College

since April 2009 Post-doctoral scholarship at the WZB, Alexander von Humboldt Foundation (AvH)

2004-2008 PhD student, Berlin Graduate School of Social Sciences (BGSS), Humbolt-Universität zu Berlin

2002-2003 Research fellow, Chilean Office of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)

Selected Publications

Mudde, Cas/Rovira Kaltwasser, Cristóbal (2011): Voices of the Peoples. Populism in Europe and Latin America Compared. Kellogg Institute Working Paper 378. Notre Dame, IN: Kellogg Institute for International Studies at the University of Notre Dame.
Rovira Kaltwasser, Cristóbal (2012): "The Ambivalence of Populism. Threat and Corrective for Democracy". In: Democratization, Vol. 19, No. 2, S. 184-208. (vorab online publiziert 24.05.2011)
Rovira Kaltwasser, Cristóbal (2011): "Toward Post-Neoliberalism in Latin America?". In: Latin American Research Review, Vol. 46, No. 2, S. 225-234.
Kaltwasser, Cristóbal Rovira (2010): "Moving beyond the Washington Consensus. The Resurgence of the Left in Latin America". In: Internationale Politik und Gesellschaft/International Politics and Society, No. 3, S. 52-62.
Rovira Kaltwasser, Cristóbal (2009): Kampf der Eliten. Das Ringen um gesellschaftliche Führung in Lateinamerika, 1810-1982. Frankfurt a.M./New York, NY: Campus, 361 S.

Bringing the Right back in: The Right and Democracy in Contemporary Latin America, Workshop at the Social Science Research Center Berlin (WZB), July 2011, funded by the Fritz Thyssen Foundation (with Juan Pablo Luna)

The Ambivalence of Populism: Threat or Corrective for Democracy?
Workshop at the Social Science Research Center Berlin (WZB), August 2010, funded by the Volkswagen Foundation (with Cas Mudde)