Activities News

Tuesday Seminar – September 24, 2019

Upcoming Talk Tuesday September 24, 2019: Ruth Dassonneville (Université de Montréal), Stephen Quinlan (CSES, GESIS) and Ian McAllister (Australian National University). “‘That Bloody Woman’ Syndrome? The Popularity of Female Party Leaders Worldwide.” Pavillon Lionel-Groulx, Université de Montréal, Room C-4145, 12h-13h. Read more


2019 C-Dem Module Competition

In July 2019, Philippe Mongrain won the firt edition of the Canadian Election Study Module Competition (PhD stream) organized by the Consortium on Electoral Democracy (C-Dem) for his proposal entitled “Contact Networks and Citizen Forecasting.” The module proposed by Mongrain will contribute to analyze the relationship between voters’ foretelling abilities and the characteristics of their […] Read more


Ruth Dassonneville and Ian McAllister, winners of the 2019 GESIS Klingemann Prize

At the 2019 American Political Science Association’s Annual Meeting & Exhibition, Ruth Dassonneville and Ian McAllister were awarded the 2019 GESIS Klingemann Prize for the Best CSES Scholarship for their article “Gender, Political Knowledge, and Descriptive Representation: The Impact of Long-Term Socialization” in the American Journal of Political Science. From left to right: André Blais, Ruth […] Read more

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2019 Canadian Federal Election – Forecasts for the Incumbent Party

THE CANADA ELECTION NOWCASTER  ———————————————————————————- FINAL FORECAST FOR: OCTOBER 2019 (41.23%)  ———————————————————————————- Election forecasting is now a thriving discipline in the United States, where a large number of different models are being used to forecast the outcome of congressional elections or the fate of presidential candidates. Although forecasting models have been developed for France, Germany […] Read more


2019 CPSA Conference, Vancouver

Several Chair-members attended the Annual Conference of the Canadian Political Science Association, that took place at the University of British Columbia, in Vancouver. Both Florence Vallée-Dubois and Semra Sevi presented multiple papers during the conference (for more information on the program, see here). Finally, Ruth Dassonneville presented a co-authored paper on “Voting at 16”, based […] Read more

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SQSP Conference

The 2019 edition of the SQSP, that took place at the Université de Montréal, offered an opportunity for many Chair members to present their research. Many students took part in the workshop “Les défis de la démocratie électorale: le comportement électoral dans un contexte de volatilité”, that Ruth Dassonneville co-organised with Valérie-Anne Mahéo. Here is […] Read more