Activities

Tuesday Seminar – 30 November

Getting the most out of comparative vote switching data: A new framework for studying dynamic multi-party competition Denis Cohen (University of Mannheim)Werner Krause (Humboldt University of Berlin)Tarik Abou-Chadi (University of Oxford) Large literatures on party competition and voting behavior focus on voter reactions to parties’ policy strategies, agency, or legislative performance. While many inquiries make […] Read more

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Tuesday Seminar – 23 November

Do people vote to avoid disapproval? A study of partisan pressure and social norms in Austria Maxime Coulombe (Université de Montréal),André Blais (Université de Montréal)Ruth Dassonneville (Université de Montréal) Recent studies have highlighted how descriptive and injunctive norms matter for turnout. We aim in this research to expand our understanding of these relationships in two […] Read more

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Tuesday Seminar – 16 November

How Fathers’ Leave Shapes Attitudes Toward Gender Equality  Jonathan Homola (Rice University)Petra Schleiter (University of Oxford)Margit Tavits (Washington University in St. Louis)Dalston Ward (ETH Zurich) Stereotypical attitudes about gender roles help sustain inequalities, which favor men over women in the social, economic, and political domains. We explore whether exposure to counter-stereotypical gender roles reduces traditional gender […] Read more

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Tuesday Seminar – 9 November

Candidate Rhetorical Strategy and Perceptions of Sincerity  Elizabeth Simas (University of Houston)Scott Clifford (University of Houston) Recent polls suggest that as few as 8% of Americans think that politicians believe most of the stances that they take on issues. This extreme level of cynicism threatens to break a fundamental link in representation. If candidates cannot […] Read more

Activities

Tuesday Seminar – 2 Novembre

Un pays divisé: identité, fédéralisme et régionalisme au Canada Evelyne Brie (University of Pennsylvania) Félix Mathieu (University of Winnipeg) Le Canada est un pays divisé… mais à quel point? Et surtout, comment expliquer et interpréter ce phénomène ? À l’aide de données de sondage originales issues de l’enquête La Confédération de demain 2.0 / The Confederation of […] Read more