School of Politics and International Relations Seminar Series

Contacts

Feodor Snagovsky
School of Politics and International Relations Seminar Series

The School of Politics and International Relerations seminar series features the research of both ANU staff and visting fellows.

Past events

Predicting Low-Intensity Political Violence using Social Media

26 Apr 2018

The study of political violence is commonly concerned with understanding mass violence like civil war onset or rebellion. Such events are relatively easy to...

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From Non-Interventionism to Interventionism: Explaining America's Foreign Affairs Agenda Since the Nineteenth Century

19 Apr 2018

Since the early 20th century, the United States of America has served as the backbone of the contemporary world order in which we live today. However,...

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Why there is no such thing as institutionless politics: Lessons from Africa

5 Apr 2018

Professor Nic Cheeseman will present the findings from his latest book, Institutions and Democracy in Africa: How the rules of the game shape political...

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Ethnic Parties, Ethnic Tensions? Results of an Original Survey Panel Study in Romania

29 Mar 2018

Ethnic diversity is often seen to be detrimental to national unity, especially if ethnicity is used as basis for political mobilization: ethnic parties in...

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Promissory Representation: Making, Breaking and Keeping Campaign Promises

22 Mar 2018

This presentation will examine the making, breaking and keeping of promises made by candidates during election campaigns. Promissory representation refers to...

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Queering Representation: LGBTQ Politicians' Narratives on Being Out

15 Mar 2018

Over the last few years, a new trend has arisen in legislative representation in the Western Hemisphere: the election to parliaments of out-of-the-closet...

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Glass Cliffs? Gender and Party Leader Exits

8 Mar 2018

The number of women chosen to lead political parties at the provincial and federal level in Canada has increased in recent years. The improving trend in their...

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Federal-Provincial Variation in Canadian Leadership Selection: Processes and Participation

1 Mar 2018

The selection of party leaders has received considerable attention in recent years. However, much of this literature suffers from what has been called the '...

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Prediction in Political Science

22 Feb 2018

Empirical political scientists agree that good science should generate testable predictions. However, in practice there is some confusion over what the term ‘...

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