New Directions in Referendums;

Politics and Campaigns

Various Speakers

National University of Ireland, 49 Merrion Square, Dublin 10:15 :: 9th May 2013

10.15-16.30

Programme
10.15 – 11.15 Prof Lawrence LeDuc – University of Toronto
Referendums and Deliberative Democracy
11.30 – 1.15 Chair- Prof Gary Murphy - Dublin City University
Dr Andreas Schuck and Prof Claes de Vreese - University of Amsterdam
Public support for the use of referendums in 20 countries
Prof Michael Marsh – Trinity College Dublin
Referendums in context: Irish votes on the EU since Maastricht
Dr Stephen Quinlan and Dr Mark Shephard – University of Strathclyde
Campaign Dynamics in Independence Referendums in Quebec and Scotland: Nationalistic or Second-order?
Dr Theresa Reidy – University College Cork and Dr Jane Suiter – Dublin City University
How do campaign regulations condition outcomes at referendums?
2.15 – 4.30 Chair – Dr Theresa Reidy - University College Cork
Prof Shaun Bowler - University of California – Riverside
Information availability and information use in ballot proposition contests
Dr Johan A Elkink and Prof Richard Sinnott - University College Dublin
Political knowledge and campaign effects in the Irish vote on the Lisbon Treaty
Prof Simon Hug - University of Geneva and Dr Daniel Bochsler - University of Zurich
How minorities fare under referendums
Prof Thorsten Faas - Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz and Prof Rüdiger Schmitt-Beck - Universität Mannheim
Campaign Communication in Comparison


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Funded through the ‘New Foundations Scheme’ of the Irish Research Council.

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