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Tuesday Seminar – 19 May, 2020

​​UPCOMING TALKS Tuesday May 19, 2020: Evelyne Brie (University of Pennsylvania). “Politicization of Regional Cleavages: Explaining the Resurging Salience of the East-West Divide in Germany.” On Zoom, 12h-13h. Contact semra.sevi@umontreal.ca if you would like to join. Abstract (in French): Depuis 1990, d’importants efforts politiques ont été déployés pour réduire les disparités économiques entre l’Allemagne de l’Est et l’Allemagne de […] Read more

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Tuesday Seminar – 12 May, 2020

UPCOMING TALK Tuesday May 12, 2020: Jérôme Schaefer (Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München). “Family Norms and the Gender Turnout Gap.” On Zoom. Contact semra.sevi@umontreal.ca if you would like to join. 12h-13h. Abstract: Gender differences in participation endure in many democracies even though socio-economic differences between men and women have narrowed and the number of female political figures has increased. We contribute to […] Read more

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Tuesday Seminar – 5 May, 2020

UPCOMING TALK Tuesday May 5, 2020: Ameni Mehrez (CEU). “The Moral Foundations of Liberal and Conservative Parties in Post-Revolution Tunisia.” On Zoom. Contact semra.sevi@umontreal.ca if you would like to join. 12h-13h. Abstract: Theories of morality have helped political scientists better understand variation in political ideology and voting behavior. Studies show that while conservatives are more likely to endorse […] Read more

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Tuesday Seminar – 28 January, 2020

Tuesday January 28, 2020: Jordan Mansell (UQAM), Steven Mock (University of Waterloo), Jinelle Piereder (University of Waterloo), Carter Rhea (UdeM) and Adrienne Tecza (University of Colorado). “New Methods for the Study of Ideology: Field-Test of Cognitive Affective Mapping (CAM’s).” Pavillon Lionel-Groulx, Université de Montréal, C-4145, 12h-13h. Abstract: In this study, we conduct the first test of cognitive-affective […] Read more

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Tuesday Seminar – 21 January, 2020

UPCOMING TALK Tuesday January 21, 2020: Érick Lachapelle and Thomas Bergeron (Université de Montréal). “Visualizing Climate Change with AI.” Pavillon Lionel-Groulx, Université de Montréal, C-4145, 12h-13h. Abstract: Despite expert warnings of the catastrophic effects of runaway climate change and growing public acceptance of climate science regarding a rapidly  warming planet and its human causes, the general public remains […] Read more

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Tuesday Seminar – 9 December, 2019

UPCOMING TALK Tuesday December 10, 2019: Matthew Polacko (Royal Holloway University of London). “Party Positions, Income Inequality, and Voter Turnout in Canada, 1984-2015.” Pavillon Lionel-Groulx, Université de Montréal, C-4145, 12h-13h.  Abstract: Scholars have so far only examined the relationship between inequality and turnout cross-nationally, and within the United States (US). However, rising income inequality and declining voter […] Read more

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Tuesday Seminar – 26 November, 2019

Tuesday November 26, 2019: Jordan Mansell (UQAM) and Michael Bang Petersen (Aarhus University). “Cooperation and Defection in an Iterated Prisoner’s Dilemma: Do Liberals and Conservatives Display Differences in Social Cognition?”. Pavillon Lionel-Groulx, Université de Montréal, C-4145, 12h-13h. Abstract: In its most simple form, the research question that we want to answer is: Do individuals with different political values […] Read more

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Seminar – November 15, 2019

Friday November 15, 2019: David Hagmann(Harvard Kennedy School). “Persuasion with Motivated Beliefs”. Pavillon Lionel-Groulx, Université de Montréal, C-4145, 12h-13h. Abstract : Considerable empirical research finds that people derive utility not only from consumption, but also from their beliefs about themselves and the world. Rather than dispassionately updating their views in response to new information, such belief-based utility […] Read more

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Tuesday Seminar – 12 November, 2019

Tuesday November 12, 2019 : Melanee Thomas (University of Calgary). “What Shapes Attitudes about Energy Transition? Evidence from Alberta”. Pavillon Lionel-Groulx, Université de Montréal, C-4145, 12h-13h. Abstract: Energy transition – that is, moving away from fossil fuels as a source of energy to more renewable and sustainable forms – is, according to some scholars, “technically feasible, but politically impossible” […] Read more