School of Politics and International Relations - Events

05
Jun
2014

Modernity and its Knowledges

Seminar 10 Date: 6 th May, 2014 Time: 4 - 5.15pm Venue: Building 24, Copland, Room 1171, LJ Hume Centre Speaker: Sanjay Seth is Professor of Politics at Goldsmiths, University of London, where he is also Director of the Centre for Postcolonial Studies. He has written extensively on postcolonial theory, social and political theory, and modern Indian history, including Subject Lessons: The Western Education of Colonial India (Duke UP 2007 and OUP... Read more

27
May
2014

Unraveling Substate Policy Collaboration: Canadian Schooling Reforms in the 1990s.

Seminar 12 Date: 27th May, 2014 Time: 4 - 5.15pm Venue: Building 24, Copland, Room 1171, LJ Hume Centre Speaker: Jenn Wallner is an assistant professor of public policy in the School of Political Studies at the University of Ottawa. A political scientist studying education and fiscal federalism from a comparative and historical perspective, she has published a book (Learning to School: Federalism and Public Schooling in Canada, University of... Read more

20
May
2014

New Immigrant Support for the Canadian Political Community: Understanding Political Integration in the Face of Economic Marginalization

Seminar 12 Date: 20th May, 2014 Time: 4 - 5.15pm Venue: Building 24, Copland, Room 1171, LJ Hume Centre Speaker: Dr. Stephen White ’s primary research interests are Canadian public opinion and political behaviour, with a focus on the political attitudes and behaviours of immigrant Canadians. Dr. White is currently a Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada post-doctoral fellow in the Department of Political Science. In 2012-13... Read more

29
Apr
2014

(Mis) information and the Electorate: Political Ad Claims, Political Knowledge, and Turnout

Seminar 9 Date: 29 th April, 2014 Time: 4 - 5.15pm Venue: Building 24, Copland, Room 1171, LJ Hume Centre Speaker: Dan Stevens is an associate professor in the Department of Politics and International Relations at the University of Exeter. He was previously an assistant professor at the University of Miami and at Hartwick College in the US. He works primarily on questions surrounding political communication and political behaviour in the US and... Read more

11
Apr
2014

Stabilizing Minority Government: Would New Zealand's Confidence Protocol or European Constructive Non-Confidence be good for Canada (and perhaps Australia)?

Seminar 18 Date: 4 November , 2014 Time: 4 - 5.15pm Venue: Building 24, Copland, Room 1171, LJ Hume Centre Speaker: Rainer Knopff is a Professor in the Department of Political Science at the University of Calgary. His work ranges broadly across the areas of public law, public policy, and political thought, with a particular focus on Canadian issues. He has published numerous books, articles, and chapters in these areas. Current work includes a... Read more

25
Mar
2014

Who Won the Election? Lessons from the Canadian Coalition Crisis in 2008

Seminar 5 Date: 25 March, 2014 Time: 4 - 5.15pm Venue: Building 24, Copland, Room 1171, LJ Hume Centre Speaker: Louis Massicotte is a professor at the Department of Political Science at Universite Laval, in Quebec City, Canada. He taught at the University of Montreal for 14 years, and was guest professor at American University in Washington DC. He was also head of a Research Chair on Democracy and Parliamentary Institutions. His articles have... Read more

13
Mar
2014

Game On: A Defence of former Prime Minister Julia Gillard

Seminar 11 Date: 13 th May, 2014 Time: 4 - 5.15pm Venue: Building 24, Copland, Room 1171, LJ Hume Centre Speaker: Mary Walsh is Associate Professor of Politics in the Faculty of Business, Government and Law and a Research Fellow in the Institute of Governance and Policy at the University of Canberra. She is the convenor of the Bachelor of Politics and International Relations, the Bachelor of Australian Politics and Public Policy and the Bachelor... Read more

11
Mar
2014

Party Cohesion in Westminster Systems: Inducements, Replacement and Discipline in the House of Commons, 1836-1910

Speaker: Arthur Spirling’s undergraduate education took place at the London School of Economics, where he graduated in 2000 with a BSc in Government and Economics. In 2001, Arthur received a Masters degree in Public Administration and Public Policy, also from LSE. From 2001 through 2003, he was a student at Nuffield College, Oxford. During this time, he worked as a public policy consultant as part of the ODPM English Regional Expenditures report... Read more

25
Feb
2014

Talking with Like-Minded People- Equality and Efficacy in Enclave Deliberation

Seminar 1 25 February 2014 Venue: Building 24, Copland, Room 1171, LJ Hume Centre Speaker: Kimmo Grönlund is a Professor of Political Science and the Director of the Social Science Research Institute at Åbo Akademi University. He is the Principal Investigator of the Finnish National Election Study and Convenor (together with Prof. Brigitte Geißel) of the ECPR Standing Group on Democratic innovations. His major research interests include... Read more

21
Feb
2014

Australian Election Study Workshop

Political opinion polls are an inescapable part of everyday life. Government or opposition policies rarely see the light of day without some poll evidence to gauge the public’s response to them. Party leaders are constantly evaluated against their poll ratings, not least by their colleagues, and consistently low ratings can often spell a leader’s demise. The most reliable way in which to monitor trends in public opinion is to examine responses... Read more

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