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Friday Seminar Series 2021-22

Seminars take place from 4 - 5pm at Banking Hall, 3-4 Foster Place


(where specified below) on Zoom: Meeting ID: 922 5313 1692

Dr Noah Buckley & Dr Jeffrey Ziegler
Department of Political Science,
1 College Green
Trinity College Dublin, Dublin 2

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

Hilary Term

Date Presenter(s) Title
28th January 2022 Dr Johan Elkink (University College Dublin) When One Side Stays Home: A Joint Model of Turnout and Vote Choice
4th February 2022 Dr Aina Gallego (University of Barcelona) Historical origins of gender gaps in political representation
11th February 2022

TCD PhD students:

  • Callum Craig
  • Amelie Freiberg
  • Brothers in arms? The influence of non-violent socialisation on rebel fragmentation".
  • Victimhood Narratives in the United States Congress
18th February 2022 Dr Tarik Abou-Chadi (University of Oxford) Social Democratic Voting in a Pluralised Issue Space: Identifying Strategic Trade-Offs across 6 European Countries
25th February 2022

Dr Maija Setälä (University of Turku)

*Online only, see Zoom details above*

How can deliberative mini-publics address problems of direct democracy?
4th March 2022

Dr Macartan Humphreys (WZB & University of Columbia)

Three Facets of Political Inequality: Evidence from Consultative Processes in Kampala

25th March 2022,

3.30pm start

TCD PhD students:

  • Sinéad Harrington
  • Jan Liedtke
  • Lucas da Silva
  • Electoral Failure and Party Change: Accounting for Party Competition Dynamics.
  • Liberty — Principle and Coordination
  • Conservative Workers and Liberal Professionals: Explaining Culturally-Oriented Voting that Contradicts Economic Interests
1st April 2022

Dr George Ofosu (London School of Economics)

*Online only, see Zoom details above*

Do Chiefs’ Candidate Endorsements Affect Voter Choice?
8th April 2022, 3.30pm start

TCD PhD students:

  • Markéta Odlová
  • Marina Schenkel
  • Hannah Frank
  • Minorities and Military: The Effects of Conscription on Political Engagement
  • The Effect of Populism on Health Emergencies: Explaining Variation in Government Responses to COVID-19
  • Forecasting Transitions in Civil War
Thursday 14th April 2022, 3.30pm start at 3020, Arts Block, Main Campus

TCD PhD students:

  • Thomas Schincariol
  • Jack O'Neill
  • Andrej Cvetic
  • Identification and classification of climatic patterns to forecast conflict-related processes
  • The pandemic of influence: Examining the lobbying behaviour and strategies of Multinational Enterprises before, during, and after the Covid-19 pandemic
  • The impact of electoral success of the right-wing populist parties on political integration of Muslims in Europe