School of Politics and International Relations Seminar Series


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

The Durability of National Environmental Policy

25 Oct 2018

We investigate why some laws and regulations are never amended, others last for years before their first change, while still more are amended or repealed...

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The Effect of Events on Discussion in the Australian Federal Parliament (1901–2017)

24 Oct 2018

We systematically analyse how parliamentary discussion changes in response to different types of events in Australian history. We first create a dataset of...

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Innovation, Incrementalism or Deadlock? Policy Change in Joint Decision Systems

18 Oct 2018

In federations and in international politics, policies often require agreements between governments. The concept of joint decision-making describes a...

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Which Frames Change Minds and Actions? Evidence from a Survey Experiment in Australia.

11 Oct 2018

Australia is currently the only country in the world that requires offshore processing and mandatory detention of asylum seekers who arrive without a visa. The...

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Nationalism and Americans’ Attitudes towards International Cooperation: Lessons of History and Policy Leadership

4 Oct 2018

While nationalism and support for international cooperation are often portrayed as antithetical, this association in citizens’ attitudes has rarely been tested...

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Voting Advice Applications: combining outreach and political science research

27 Sep 2018

Voting Advice Applications (VAAs) are online tools designed to provide voters with information about parties and candidates at the time of elections. A VAA...

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International Populism: The Radical Right in the European Parliament

20 Sep 2018

The 2014 European Parliament elections were hailed as a “populist earthquake”, with parties like UKIP, the French Front National and the Danish People’s Party...

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Opportunistic election timing, a complement or substitute for economic manipulation?

17 Aug 2018

Parliamentary governments often use their powers opportunistically to enhance their re-election chances. Yet, how they combine the two most commonly available...

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The Cost of Doing Politics? Analysing Violence and Harassment against Female Politicians

16 Aug 2018

Women are entering politics in record numbers around the world, pointing to significant progress in the recognition of women as full and equal actors in the...

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Restoring Rights, Restoring Trust: Evidence that Reversing Felon Disenfranchisement Penalties Increases Both Trust and Cooperation with Government

9 Aug 2018

Felon disenfranchisement laws restrict the voting rights of more than 6 million US Citizens. Beyond the effects on voter turnout and electoral outcomes, how do...

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