Activities

Tuesday Seminar – 29 September

Le Gender Gap dans le Vote d’Extrême Droite en Europe : Opinion Publique et Représentation Jeanne Marlier (Université de Montréal) Un des constats les plus partagés dans la littérature sur le vote d’extrême droite est que les hommes votent plus pour ces partis que les femmes. Cet article contribue à la compréhension de ce gender gap en analysant le vote […] Read more

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Tuesday Seminar – 22 September

The End of Political Clientelism? An Analysis of the Consequences of the July Election in the Dominican Republic Henry Milner (Université de Montréal) Apart from being the country in the Caribbean favoured by Canadian tourists, and the one most affected by the continuing tragedy in Haiti with which it shares the Island of Hispaniola, the Dominican Republic is now of particular interest to students of comparative politics. This is because the result of the election of July 5th, 2020 and the changes it heralds raise the question […] Read more

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Tuesday Seminar – 15 September

How White Identity Shapes Canadian Politics Edana Beauvais (Duke University / Harvard University)Dietlind Stolle (McGill University) White identity is an understudied concept in Canadian politics. In this talk, we describe the contours of Canadian White identity and ask how it shapes White Canadians’ policy preferences and vote choice. We compare the political consequences of White […] Read more

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Tuesday Seminar – 8 September

Democracy, Votes, and Participation: The Effect of Election Frequency on Voter Turnout Filip Kostelka (University of Essex)Eva Krejcova (University of Cambridge)Nicolas Sauger (Sciences Po, Paris)Alexander Wuttke (University of Mannheim)   In recent decades, liberal democracies have considerably expanded the scope for citizen participation. Citizens are called to take part in a growing number of popular votes. […] Read more

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Tuesday Seminar – 1 September 2020

Electoral Participation, Political Disaffection, and the Rise of the Populist Radical Right        Julia Schulte-Cloos, LMU Research Fellow (On Zoom, 12h-13h) Does the populist radical right benefit from increased electoral mobilization? This article contributes to understanding radical right success by analyzing variation in local turnout surges in all nation-wide elections in Germany since the foundation of the German populist radical right AfD. […] Read more