2020/21 Departmental Seminars

  FALL TERM
Date Department Seminar Name & Title
Sep 30 Alexander Bor (Aarhus University): Fact-checking videos reduce belief in but not the sharing of fake news on Twitter
Oct 7 Department Meeting
Oct 14 Gabor Simonovits (CEU): Can civil rights organizations deter discrimination?
Oct 21 Markus Wagner (University of Vienna): Affective polarization across parties: Why do people dislike some parties more than others?
Oct 28 Diana O'Brien (Rice University): Man Enough for the Job? Women as Leaders, Policy-Makers, and Awards and Symbols in the Inner Cabinet. *** starts at 17:20
Nov 4 Department Meeting
Nov 11 Arturas Rozenas (NYU): Fighting for Tyranny: How State Repression Shapes Military Performance
Nov 18 Carolina Plescia (University of Vienna): Compromising for worldly rewards? The short-term consequences of coalition agreements on voters
Nov 25 Milan Svolik (Yale): Voting Against Autocracy
Dec 2 Department Meeting
Dec 9 Michael Dorsch (CEU): History, trust in institutions, and behavior
Dec 16 Elias Dinas (EUI): The Normalization of Stigmatized Symbols
WINTER TERM
Date Department Seminar Name & Title
Jan 13 Department Meeting
Feb 3 Department Meeting
Feb 17 Avital Livny (University of Illinois): Trust and the Islamic Advantage: religious-based Movements in Turkey and the Muslim World *** starts at 17.30 CET
Feb 24 Monika Mühlböck (Universitaet Mannheim): Coping With Uncertainty in Representative Democracy
Mar 3 Sylvia Kritzinger (University of Vienna): Who would vote NOTA? Explaining a ‘None Of The Above’ choice in eight countries
Mar 10-12 Department Meeting / Thesis Writing Workshop
Mar 24 Andy Guess (Princeton): Does Social Influence Shape Online Political Expression? *** starts at 15.30 CET
Mar 31 Mariyana Angelova (CEU): Intra-Cabinet Conflict - a Heuristic for Government Policy Responsibility
SPRING TERM
Date Department Seminar Name & Title
Apr 7 Department Meeting
Apr 14 Presentation by PhD Candidate: Eszter Farkas - Compliance behavior and norm enforcement during the COVID-19 pandemic – Comparative analysis of five European countries
Apr 20 Andras Bozoki (CEU) and Agnes Simon (Masaryk University): Rolling Stones: Dissident Intellectuals in Politics
Apr 21 Anil Duman (CEU): Closing the gaps: the positive effects of welfare inclusion on immigrants’ labor market integration *** co-organized with Political Economy Research Group (PERG)
Apr 28 Alex Blackman (Cornell University): What Men Want: Politicians Strategic response to Gender Quotas *** co-organized with the Middle East and North Africa Space (MENAS) research group *** starts at 15.30 CET
May 5 Department Meeting
May 12

Presentations by 1st year PhD students in the Political Economy and Comparative Politics tracks

May 19

Presentations by 1st year PhD students in the Political Theory track

May 26

Ameni Mehrez (CEU): Exploring Political Ideologies in the Arab World: The case of Post-Revolution Tunisia *** co-organized with the Middle East and North Africa Space (MENAS) research group *** starts at 14.30 CET

Jun 10

Department Meeting