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Tuesday Seminar – 2 June, 2020

UPCOMING TALK Tuesday June 2, 2020: Florence Vallée-Dubois (Université de Montréal). “Are Seniors Winning the Democratic Game?” On Zoom, 12h-13h. Contact semra.sevi@umontreal.ca if you would like to join. Abstract: The study of dyadic representation has confirmed that elected representatives are particularly responsive to the interests of specific subgroups of the population, such as wealthier citizens. However, there has not […] Read more

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Tuesday Seminar – 26 May, 2020

Tuesday May 26, 2020: Chan Ka Ming (Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich). “The Persuasion Effect and Contrast Effect of Radical Right Voters – the case of Germany.” On Zoom, 12h-13h. Contact semra.sevi@umontreal.ca if you would like to join. Abstract: During the 2013-2017 electoral cycle, Alternative for Germany (AfD) emerged as a radical right party in the electoral market and […] Read more

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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