Entries by grdec

SEMINAR: “Layered Economies: Heterogeneity in Economic Conditions and Evaluations”

Dani Marinova (Universitat Autònoma Barcelona) 20th february 2018, 15:00h, Sala de Juntes de la Facultat de Ciència Política i Sociologia de la UAB “Research in political economy relies on a limited number of indicators to characterize economic conditions. This paper is to revisits the assumption that a handful of macroeconomic indicators provides objective and universal accounts of ‘the […]

SEMINAR: “ Looking in a Carnival Mirror: Ideology and Protest Participation in Old and New Democracies ”

 Filip Kostelka (University of Barcelona) 12st december 2017, 13:00h, Sala de Juntes de la Facultat de Ciència Política i Sociologia de la UAB What is the relationship between political ideology and protest participation? Since the first empirical works, scientific literature has observed that left-wing individuals are more prone to non-conventional protest activities in West-European established democracies. In contrast, research […]

SEMINAR: “A tale of two referendums: Fear, risk and independence in #indyref and #brexit”

Rob Johns (University of Essex) 28th november 2017, 13:00h, Sala de Juntes de la Facultat de Ciència Política i Sociologia de la UAB Conventional wisdom, part 1: the status quo wins referendums.  So, even if tempted to take the constitutional plunge, voters usually opt in the end for the safety of existing arrangements.  Conventional wisdom, part 2: “it’s the […]

SEMINAR: “Should You Sacrifice Your Constituents? Moral Dilemmas and the Evaluation of Politicians”

Enrique Hernández (Universitat Autònoma Barcelona) 31st october 2017, 13:00h, seminari B de la Facultat de Ciència Política i Sociologia de la UAB   Adhering to high ethical standards and being morally upright might sometimes be incompatible with governing effectively. In some situations, politicians must decide between adopting a utilitarian decision (a decision that, even if it contravenes […]

SEMINAR: “Tracing the origins of the gender gap in political interest: a dynamic approach.”

Marta Fraile (European University Insisute i CSIC) 28th septembre 2017, 10:3’h, ICPS (Carrer Mallorca 244, Barcelona, Metro Diagonal, FGC Provença) In spite of recent advances in the levels of gender equality in political representation and the availability of resources, this paper shows that there is a persistent gender gap in political interest throughout the life course of individuals. […]

Enrique Hernández gana el premio AECPA 2017 al mejor capítulo de libro

Enrique Hernández, miembro del grupo, es el ganador del premio al mejor capítulo de libro de la AECPA 2017 por su capítulo: “Europeans’ Views of Democracy. The core elements of democracy”. Publicado en el libro How europeans view and evaluate democracy. Mónica Ferrín and Hanspeter Kriesi ed, Oxford University Press 2015 (link).     Se puede leer […]