Entries by grdec

SEMINAR: “Family, gender norms and social class: The political incorporation of women in Sweden (1921-1960)”

Jordi Muñoz (UB) 21st april 13:00h, Sala de Juntes Facultat de Ciències Polítiques i Sociologia de la UAB or Teams (link). Women’s voting behavior has been historically defined by three stylized facts: at the time of their enfranchisement, they voted less than men did; their participation varied with social status; and they gradually caught up with men, first among […]

SEMINAR: “COVID-19 and affective polarization. A Spanish cautionary tale”

Carol Galais (UAB) and Daniel Balinhas (UAB) 7th april 13:00h, Sala de Juntes Facultat de Ciències Polítiques i Sociologia de la UAB or Teams (link) Scholars have related Affective Polarization (AP) to saliency of partisan and social identities, ideology, elite polarization, negative advertising, inequality, conflict news frames or partisan media. Nevertheless, little attention has been paid to short-term temporal […]

SEMINAR: “If you are going to talk like that I don’t want to participate. Experimental evidence on the effects of debate on political inequalities”

Berta Barbet (UAB) 26th february 15:30h, Sala de Juntes Facultat de Ciències Polítiques i Sociologia de la UAB or Teams (link) Having spaces of debate where citizens express their political preferences in equal conditions and public officials can learn from them is key for democratic representation. For that reason, the literature has dedicated great efforts to understand the social, […]

Seminar calendar: Spring 2021

SEMINAR LIST OF SESSIONS- SPRING 2021 February 26, 2021 15:30 Berta Barbet (UAB): “If you are going to talk like that I don’t want to participate. Experimental evidence on the effects of debate content and tone on political inequalities.” Venue: Sala de Juntes Discussant: Sofia Breitenstein March 8, 2021 13:00 Angel Torres (UAB): “Exploring factors influencing […]

SEMINAR: “PRR parties’ success and political correctness. A Spanish tale about symbolic effects.”

Carol Galais (UAB) and Juan Pérez-Rajó (UAB) 14th january 13:00h, Aula 8 Facultat de Ciències Polítiques i Sociologia de la UAB or Teams (link) Political correctness (PC) has been a controversial academic topic for the last 40 years. More recently, it has also become a political issue able to marshal support for populist radical right parties, which champion instead […]

SEMINAR: “It’s not what they defend, it’s how the defend it: The relationship between partisan, ideological and emotional polarization in the Catalan context”

Berta Barbet (UAB) 17th december, 13:00h, Aula 8 Facultat de Ciències Polítiques i Sociologia de la UAB or Teams (link) The raise of populist and extremist options in elections in many developed countries’ democracies has generated a lot of attention to the structure of public attitudes and perceptions that might have made these options popular. In doing so, the […]

SEMINAR: “Did Female Suffrage bolster Conservative Support? The case of the Spanish Second Republic (1931-1939)”

Toni Rodón (UPF) 3rd december, 13:00h, Aula 8 Facultat de Ciències Polítiques i Sociologia de la UAB or Teams (link) Conventional wisdom has long stated that the relationship between suffrage extension to women and conservative voting is robust and positive, especially in Catholic countries. Indeed, even some prominent left-wing suffragettes argued against the introduction of female suffrage or to […]

SEMINAR: “Motivated reasoning, prior beliefs, and evidence in the politics of welfare reform”

Leire Rincón (UB) 13th november, 13:00h, Aula 8 Facultat de Ciències Polítiques i Sociologia de la UAB or Teams (link) The introduction of new policy proposals depends largely on public opinion acceptance. But under which conditions will individuals support new policy proposals, and pay attention to new policy ideas to learn more about them? Literature on motivated reasoning suggests […]