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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

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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

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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 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

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Workshop: European elections and attitudes towards the European Union

From 20 to 22 May 2019, Laurie Beaudonnet (Jean Monnet Centre Montréal) and Ruth Dassonneville (Canada Research Chair in Electoral Democracy) co-organized an acedemic workshop on European election and attitudes toward the Union. Speakers included, besides the organizers themselves, Jae-Jae Spoon (University of Pittsburgh), Joost van Spanje (University of Amsterdam), Katjana Gattermann (University of Amsterdam) […] Read more

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Public Forum: Europe on the brink

On May 21, 2019, the Research Chair, in collaboration with the Center for the Study of Democratic Citizenship and the Centre Jean Monnet Montréal organized a public forum entitled ‘Europe on the Brink’. This event was an opportunity for many researchers (Laurie Beaudonnet – Université de Montréal; Ruth Dassonneville – Université de Montréal; Katjana Gatterman […] Read more