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Ateliers méthodologiques de Montréal – Charlotte Cavaille

Measuring Policy Preferences: Why It is Hard and Can We Do Anything About It? Charlotte Cavaille (Assistante Professeure à l’Université du Michigan) Political scientists rely extensively on subjective survey data to measure policy preferences. The limits of such measurement tools are known to all. They include 1) measurement error that correlates with individual characteristics, with […] Read more

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Ruth Dassonneville receives the 2022 award for the ‘best reviewer’ from the journal Political Science Research and Methods

At the 12th Annual Conference of the European Political Science Association, which took place from 23 to 25 June 2022 in Prague, Ruth Dassonneville was awarded the annual ‘best reviewer award’ from the journal Political Science Research and Methods. Read the announcement by the editor here. And for a picture of the celebration see here. Read more

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Electoral Chairs’ Seminars – 15 June

The Correlates of Secessionist Party Support, 1945-2021 Alex B. Rivard (Postdoctoral Fellow, Centre for the Study of Democratic Citizenship) Where there exists a host of research examining secessionist party ideology (Massetti 2009; Massetti and Schakel 2015, 2016), on how parties manage the presence of a regional cleavage (Alonso et al. 2013; Basile 2013, 2016; Meguid 2005, […] Read more

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Chair members participate in the Graduate Student Conference of the Center for the Study of Democratic Citizenship

On the 1st and 2nd of April, the 12th edition of the Graduate Student Conference of the Center for the Study of Democratic Citizenship (CSDC) took place at the Clarendon Hotel in Quebec City. This edition, that was co-organized by Nadjim Fréchet, was the first in-person since the beginning of the pandemic. Four students of […] Read more

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Université de Montréal Electoral Chairs’ Seminar Schedule (19 January – 27 April)

19 January 2022 – The voting advice applications’ match effects on pre-voters Laura Uyttendaele (UC Louvain) 26 January 2022 – Assemblée citoyenne sur la démocratie électorale municipale André Blais (Université de Montréal) 2 February 2022 – Striking a Political Chord: The E ect of Musical Preferences on Voting Intentions in Canada Catherine Ouellet (University of Toronto)Nadjim […] Read more

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Ruth Dassonneville and Romain Lachat nominated to hold the first CÉRIUM-FMSH Chair on Global Governance

Ruth Dassonneville and Romain Lachat (SciencesPo Paris) have been nominated to hold the first CÉRIUM-FMSH Chair on Global Governance. During the next three years, they will be organizing a series of events, workshops and create opportunities for student training and mobility around the topics of polarisation and challenges to democracy. For more information, see here. Read more