Entries by grdec

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 […]

Seminar calendar: Fall 2020

SEMINAR LIST OF SESSIONS- FALL 2020 November 13, 2020 13:00 Leire RincÓn (UB): “Evidence, prior beliefs and support for new policy proposals.” Venue: Sala de Juntes Discussant: Dani Marinova December 3, 2020 13:00 Toni Rodón (UPF): “Did Female Suffrage bolster Conservative Support? The case of the Spanish Second Republic (1931-1939)” Venue: Sala de Juntes Discussant: Berta Barbet […]

Carol Galais winner of the Robert M. Worcester Price for the best paper by World Association of Public Opinion Research

Carol Galais, member of the group, is the winner jointly with Sílvia Majó-Vázquez and Ana S. Cardenal of the 2020 Robert M. Worcester Price  for the best paper by World Association of Public Opinion Research. The prize has been awarded for her paper “Is Facebook Erodin the Public Agenda? Evidence From Survey and Web-Tracking Data”  (link).

SEMINAR: “An experimental test of the economic vote: impact, asymmetry and conditionality”

Roberto Pannico (ICS-Lisboa) 9th of July, 16:00h, Zoom meeting. ID de reunió: 69 3036 9569. Contrasenya: 566566 This paper focuses on the impact of the economic vote, its asymmetry and its conditionality. It uses experimental data from an on-line survey conducted simultaneously in six EU countries (Belgium, Ireland, Greece, Germany, Portugal and Spain) to investigate the dynamics […]

SEMINAR: “Timing partisanship: stability, strength and sway of party identification with new parties”

Eva Anduiza (UAB) i Roberto Pannico (ICS-Lisboa) 3th of June, 17:00h, Zoom meeting. ID de reunió: 869 3036 9569. Contrasenya: 566566 New parties pose a challenge to the way party identification has been understood. Traditionally, both for classic and revisionist accounts, party identification requires time for citizens to form this social identity or build their running tally. But when […]