Past events

23
May
2024

Preventing a War of All Against All: Geographic Sorting in Open-List Proportional Representation Electoral Systems

In open-list proportional representation (OLPR) systems, candidates must obtain personal votes to succeed. A general expectation about these systems is...
10
May
2024

How to Do Interpretive Research: Insights for PhD Students and Early Career Researchers in the Social Sciences - Colette Einfeld & Helen Sullivan

Interpretive research unfolds differently to conventional dissertations and research projects that many ‘how to books’ are aimed at. This presentation draws on...
03
May
2024

Making al-Qa’ida legible: Interpretive methods, secrets, and mess - Sarah Phillips

This seminar will explore two broad, but ultimately unreconcilable, understandings of what al-Qa’ida in Yemen ‘really is’: one legible, organisationally...
02
May
2024

In Two Minds: The role of Ambivalence in Political Preferences and the ‘Democratic Dilemma’

Escalating concerns about citizen distrust and loss of support for representative democracy have driven an expansion in empirical research on political...
29
Apr
2024

Gender responsive budgeting and the financing of maternity care in the Australian federation: addressing gender equality including in emergencies and disasters

Registration and Zoom details are available here. This webinar is the next in the “Human Rights, Gender Budgeting and Progressing Breastfeeding in 2020 and...
19
Apr
2024

Interpretive Political Science as a Tool for Understanding Policy Making in Practice - Sarah Ball

Policy-making is an ongoing process of negotiation and mediation of meaning but this side of policy often goes unnoticed, made up of ‘hundreds of practical...
18
Apr
2024

Authoritarianism, Elections, and Partisan Sorting

There has been a great deal of recent attention to democratic backsliding and growing authoritarian around the world. What’s missing, however, is an account of...

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