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Podcast : The Changing Relationship Between Voters And Parties
Ruth Dassonneville was interviewed for the podcast ‘How to Win Arguments with Numbers‘ of the Q-Step Centre at the University of Kent. In the podcast, she talks about the changing relationship between voters and parties in established democracies. To access and listen to the podcast, click here Read more
Brève réflexion sur les résultats de l’élection québécoise de 2018 : deux victoires et une défaite et demie
par Philippe Mongrain À la veille de l’élection québécoise du 1er octobre 2018, la plupart des sondages et des projections laissaient croire à la formation d’un gouvernement caquiste ou libéral minoritaire (voir L’élection québécoise de 2018). Or, le parti de François Legault a rapidement distancé ses adversaires. Sur bien des plans, l’élection de 2018 […] Read more
L’élection québécoise de 2018
L’élection québécoise de 2018 par Philippe Mongrain Depuis la fin des années 1960, la compétition entre le Parti libéral et le Parti québécois s’est principalement articulée autour des questions constitutionnelles et de la place du Québec à l’intérieur ou à l’extérieur de la fédération canadienne. Bien que ce clivage persiste et que le PQ cherche […] Read more
Eric Guntermann will begin a postdoc at the University of California, Berkeley
Eric Guntermann is currently a post-doctoral researcher at the Canada Research Chair in Electoral Democracy. Eric has been awarded an FRQSC post-doctoral fellowship and will be moving to the University of California, Berkeley in July 2018. He will be working on issue voting and policy representation with Gabriel Lenz. Here is a summary of Eric’s […] Read more
PhD scholarships awarded to Fernando Feitosa and Florence Vallée-Dubois
Several funding agencies have announced the results of their PhD scholarship competitions. There was some good news for students at the Chair: both Florence Vallée-Dubois and Fernando Feitosa have been awarded a scholarship of the Fonds québécois de recherche – Société et culture. In addition, Florence has also been awarded a Joseph-Armand-Bombardier PhD scholarship from the Social […] Read more
Balado : Le vote obligatoire, une bonne idée ?
To celebrate the 60th anniversary of the Department of Political Science at Université de Montréal, the faculty is sharing their insights and expertise by means of a podcast series. In the second podcast in the series “la politique en questions” Ruth Dassonneville and André Blais discuss compulsory voting. You can access the podcast here. Enjoy […] Read more
Politics prize for best paper published in the journal Politics in 2017
During the PSA Annual Conference, last March, it was announced that Ruth Dassonneville and Marc Hooghe have been awarded the Politics Prize for the best paper published in the journal Politics in 2017. They were awarded this prize for their paper “Voter turnout decline and stratification: Quasi-experimental and comparative evidence of a growing educational gap”. […] Read more
Semih Çakir wins the prize for the best MA student presentation at the CSDC Graduate Conference
Several Chair-members presented their work at the CSDC Graduate Student Conference, that took place in Québec City on 13-14 April 2018. Special mention for Florence Vallée-Dubois, who co-organized the conference, and for Semih Çakir, who was awarded the prize for the best MA student presentation. Congratulations! Semih Çakir presenting his research on partisanship in […] Read more
Semra Sevi interviewed on the topic of expat voting!
Semra Sevi gave an interview to CTV to discuss Canadian expatriates’ right to vote in federal elections. You can see the interview here. Read more
Team activity: Axe throwing!
Front row, from left to right: Fanny Geoffrion, Semra Sevi, Grégoire Saint-Martin-Audet, Fernando Feitosa and Maxime Coulombe. Back row, from left to right: Dieter Stiers, Philippe Mongrain, Ruth Dassonneville, Florence Vallée-Dubois, Semih Çakir, Christian Schimpf and Alexandra Jabbour. Read more