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Friday Seminar Series 2020-21

Seminars take place from 4 - 5pm on Zoom: ID: 955 5286 6127; Passcode: 591202

Dr Roman-Gabriel Olar
Department of Political Science,
6.01, 1 College Green
Trinity College Dublin, Dublin 2

Phone: +353 1 896 1070

Friday seminar guidelines for Ph.D. presentations (PDF, 308 KB)

Michaelmas Term

Date Presenter(s) Title
2nd October 2020 Dr Jan Berz (Trinity College Dublin)

Female Front-Runner Entry and the Gender Gap in Voter Turnout. Findings from a Differences-in-Differences Design

16th October 2020 Dr Christopher Claassen (University of Glasgow)

Does Immigration Produce a Public Backlash or Public Acceptance? Time-Series, Cross-Sectional Evidence from 27 European Democracies

23rd October 2020 Dr Stefan Müller (University College Dublin)

Do Candidates Tweet About Oirish Sheep? Examining the Irish #GE2020 Campaign on Social Media Using an Images-as-Data Approach

30th October 2020 Dr Anna Getmansky (London School of Economics)

Humanitarian Concerns and Acceptance of Syrian Refugees in Turkey

6th November 2020

TCD PhD students:

  • David Moore

  • Oguzhan Turkoglu

  • Explaining the Variation in Conspiratorial Beliefs: The Role of Emotive Language in Conspiratorial Messaging
  • When to go? - A conjoint experiment on social networks, violence and forced migration decisions in Eastern and Southeastern Turkey
20th November 2020 Dr Sarah Brierley (London School of Economics) Paying Party Brokers: How Patronage Sustains Machine Parties
27th November 2020

TCD PhD students:

  • Giulia Saydon

  • Christian Oswald

  • Ideology and Vested Interests: Explaining Variation in Environmental Policy Implementation
  • Margin of (t)error: Predicting the onset and incidence of terrorism in civil conflicts
4th December 2020

TCD PhD students:

  • Miceal Canavan

  • Samuel Johnston

  • Hot air? The effect of political rhetoric on support for political violence and identity
  • Choose Your Target Wisely: Explaining the Variation in Nationalist Appeals in Contemporary Europe
11th December 2020 Dr Dominik Hangartner (ETH Zürich) Monitoring hiring discrimination through online recruitment platforms

18th December 2020

TCD PhD students:

  • Eman Abboud

  • Michele McArdle

  • The Exit Option: An analysis of how ethnopolitical exclusion motivates emigration desires from sub-Saharan Africa
  • Sharing the new cake: Explaining the variation in trust following decentralisation