Obama versus Romney 2012

Domestic and international perspectives on the US Presidential race

Various

Renehan Hall, South Campus, NUI Maynooth 09:30 :: 5th October 2012

No attendance fee.

Programme:
9.30-10.00
Registration
10.00-11.30
Prof. Phil Abbott, Wayne State University: Obama, Romney and the Outsider Strategy
Prof. Abbott has written eleven books on the US presidency and presidential politics and is a distinguished professor of
Political Science
11.30-1.00
Prof. Charles Pattie, Sheffield University: Bias in US Presidential Elections
Dr Adrian Kavanagh, NUI Maynooth: Red states, blue states, purple states: Why the where matters in US presidential elections
2.00-3.30
Harry Browne, DIT: The US Paradox: strong partisan cleavage in politics, narrow bipartisan consensus in government
Prof. Gary Murphy, DCU: How the Republicans became Democrats and vice versa

Please register to attend at: nirsa@nuim.ie
Sponsored by: Centre for the Study of Wider Europe, Geographical Society of Ireland, National Institute for Regional and Spatial Analysis (NIRSA) and Irish Social Sciences Platform (ISSP)

All Welcome

Links

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