Lectures and Talks

Katjana Gatterman will give a lecture about her research on the mediated personalization of EU politics in Den Haag on Wednesday, 27 September. The symposium is about the new politics of Europe and also features Frans Timmermans and Luuk van Middelaar, among others. More information can be found by clicking here.  On Monday, 25 September, Katjana will act as moderator at the SPUI25/ACCESS EUROPE…

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PhD project vacancy

The project “News for you!” (supervised by Claes de Vreese, Damian Trilling and Sanne Kruikemeier) has released a new vacancy. Read more about the the project, vacancy and how to apply here.

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Communications Convening International Criminal Court

Andreas Schuck will be participating in a 2-day expert meeting organized by the International Criminal Court (ICC) and the Open Society Justice Initiative in the Hague on September 6-7. Goal of the ICC Communications Convening is to discuss and reflect on the ICC’s communication strategies. Topics include, for example: The Court’s successes and challenges in communications, The ICC’s communications environment: How…

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German Election Event

Katjana Gattermann is organizing an event about the upcoming German Elections. The event will take place at the UvA Roeterseilandcampus on September 14th, from 16-18 hours in REC C10.20. Andreas Schuck, Thomas Gschwend and Rüdiger Schmitt-Beck are the speakers; Katjana Gattermann is the moderator. For more information about the event and registration, click here.

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ESRA Early Career Award

Andreas Goldberg received a honorable mention at the European Survey Research Association (ESRA) conference in Lisbon (17-21 July) in the Early Career Award competition. The title of the paper that impressed the jury was “Who gets lost and what difference it makes? Sequential mixed modes, nonresponse bias and the estimation of turnout.” Congratulations, Andreas!

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Talks and travels

Andreas Schuck is currently at the University of Technology Sydney (UTS) as visiting scholar and as part of the Erasmus Mundus lecturer exchange. He presented a paper entitled “Making sense of climate change – How news coverage shapes citizens’ attitudes and pro-environmental behaviour” at the Annual Conference of the Australian and New Zealand Communication Association (ANZCA) last week at the…

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Award winning teaching!

Jasper van de Pol and Magdalena Wojcieszak both won prizes at the departmental teaching awards last week. And Marcel van Egmond has successfully completed his Senior University Teaching Qualification (SKO).   Congratulations all!

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Michael Hameleers & Guus Bartholomé defend their PhDs

Two former PhD candidates at ASCoR have recently successfully defended their PhDs. On 21st June Michael Hameleers defended his dissertation entitled “They did it! The Content, Effects, and Mechanisms of Blame Attribution in Populist Communication.” And on 22nd June Guus Bartholome defended his dissertation entitled “Faces of Conflict: Interventionism and Substantiveness in the Conflict Framing Process.”   Congratulations both of…

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Busy weeks at CPC

Bert Bakker gave a talk at the department of Social Psychology at Tilburg University on Friday June 9, conducted research at the EO Jongerendag and ran laboratory demonstrations during the Universiteitsdag. His project OnderbuikNL was featured in Parool and Tijd for Max and he was interviewed by Hart van Nederland and De Nieuws BV about the coalition negotiations. On Friday,…

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