Activities

Tuesday Seminar – 13 avril

Do elections (still) matter? Mandate, institutions and policies in Western Europe Emiliano Grossman (Centre d’Étude Européennes / Sciences Po)Isabelle Guinaudeau (Centre Émile Durkheim / Sciences Po Bordeaux) Are election campaigns relevant to policymaking, as they should in a democracy? This book sheds new light on this central democratic concern based on an ambitious study of democratic […] Read more

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Tuesday Seminar – 6 avril

Making Sense of Electoral Behaviour in Seniors’ Residences Florence Vallée-Dubois (Université de Montréal) Does placing polling stations in seniors’ residences have a positive impact on turnout? Does it benefit parties that are more popular among older citizens? I explore these questions using original data on electoral outcomes in seniors’ residences during the 2015 and 2019 […] Read more

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Tuesday Seminar – 30 March

What about modes? Differences Between Modes in the 21st Century’s Electoral Polls  Claire Durand (Université de Montréal)Timothy P. Johnson (University of Illinois at Chicago) The 21st Century has seen an important transition in survey modes used for electoral polls. This transition has not ended yet. It is thus possible to examine differences between modes used in […] Read more

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Tuesday Seminar – 23 March

Do Neighborhoods Empower or Disenfranchise? A Longitudinal Analysis of the Effects of Spatial Disadvantage and Ethnoracial Segregation on Voter Registration in France Haley McAvay (University of York)Pavlos Vasilopoulos (University of York) Prior research from different national contexts indicates persistent ethnic/racial disparities in  political participation. Studies have sought to explain these disparities by focusing on  compositional differences […] Read more

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Tuesday Seminar – 16 March

Vox Populi, Vox Dei? Alienation, Mobilisation and Models of Democracy Miriam Sorace (University of Kent)Diane Bolet (Policy Institute, King’s College London) Attitudes towards democracy are gaining salience, as recent populist parties’ successes, and the rise of anti-system behaviours attest. This study innovatively adjudicates between cognitive mobilisation and political alienation explanations of preferences towards elitist, representative, […] Read more