In the framework of the Cevipof Political Behaviour Seminar, scholars working on elections and public opinion will present some of their current research. The seminar covers a wide range of approaches, research questions, and methods. In each session, an invited scholar will present a recent working paper or research project. The sessions normally take place on Thursdays, 12h30-14h00, at the Cevipof (salle Percheron).


>December 1st. Chris Dawes (New York University).The Relationship Between Genes, Education, and Voter Turnout

>December 7 Pavlos Vasilopoulos (Cevipof) : "Fear, Anger and Voting for the Far right: Evidence from the November 13, 2015 Paris Terror Attacks"

>January 26. Markus Wagner (University of Vienna) The electoral appeal of party strategies in post-industrial societies: when can the Mainstream Left succeed?

>February 16. Jean-Benoit Pilet (Université Libre de Bruxelles) « When leaders overshadow everyone else. Centralized vs. Decentralized personalization and the Belgian Elections. »

>March 22 Torun Dewan (London School of Economics) Mid-Victorian Voting: Party Orientation and Class Alignment Revisited

>March 30. Karine van der Straeten (Toulouse School of Economics), Voting corrupt politicians out of office: Evidence from an Experiment in Paraguay

>April 13 Clémence Tricaud (Ecole Polytechnique, Paris Saclay University), Strategic or Expressive Voters? Evidence from a RDD in French Elections

>April 20 Scott Matthews (Memorial University Newfoundland and University of Mannheim), Issue Priming Revisited:Susceptible Voters and Detectable Effects

>April 27. Andy Eggers (University of Oxford), Who votes strategically?

>May 11 . Rüdiger Schmitt-Beck (University of Mannheim),Voter perceptions of party incompetence in German Federal Elections

>June 1rst. Stanley Feldman (Stony Brook University)The Dynamics of Authoritarianism in American National Elections

>June 8. Dominik Hangartner (London School of Economics)Waking Up the Golden Dawn: The Impact of the Refugee Crisis
on Anti-immigrant Sentiment and Support for Extreme-Right Parties

>June 15 Peter Selb (University of Konstanz) An Instant Runoff Forecast of the 2017 French Presidential Election