Bert Bakker receives Marie Curie Global Fellowship

Bert Bakker has received a Marie Curie Global Fellowship as part of the Horizon 2020 Programme of the European Commission. His project is titled “Politics isn’t cool, it’s hot! Do emotions influence political attitudes?” The two year project will be conducted at Temple University and ASCoR. Congratulations Bert! Recommend on Facebook Tweet about it Print for later Tell […]

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Etmaal 2017: Innovative Methods in Communication Research

Many of our CPC-related researchers and their colleagues from other communication groups at ASCoR are currently on the way to the University of Tilburg, where the Tilburg Center for Cognition and Communication is hosting the Etmaal van de Communicatiewetenschap this year. The conference’s theme is “Innovative Methods in Communication Research”. In addition to the general […]

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María Gómez y Patiño visiting ASCoR

Prof Dr María Gómez y Patiño from the University of Zaragoza is visiting the Political Communication and Journalism Group at ASCoR and CPC this week. Maria research interests lie in the fields of Political Communication and Public Opinion. She is currently working on the political campaigns surrounding the last general elections in Spain. You can find […]

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Latest talks

Last Friday, Sanne Kruikemeier and Damian Trilling each gave a presentation at the methods of journalism conference in Leiden. Sanne talked about mixed-methods and Damian about automatic content analyses. In addition, Sanne gave a talk about the influence of social media during an election to the youth department of D66 (Jonge Democraten). Next Wednesday, Sanne […]

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In the news

Linda Bos gave an interview to De Volkskrant on the strategies of populists following the inauguration of Donald Trump (see here). Last Tuesday, Katjana Gattermann gave an interview to Slovakian newspaper Pravda on the consequences of the new procedure applied to select the new President of the European Parliament. Joost van Spanje appeared on Al […]

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Nieuwe tinten grijs

by Joost van Spanje Wie wint 15 maart? Een partij die in de peilingen steevast op zetelwinst staat is 50Plus. Hoe bijzonder is die opmars van een seniorenpartij? En wat zijn voor 50Plus waarschijnlijke scenario’s voor de toekomst? Vergelijking met andere ouderenpartijen biedt enig inzicht.            Recommend on Facebook Tweet about […]

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High School Project ahead of Dutch Elections (in Dutch)

In aanloop op de Tweede Kamer verkiezingen in maart 2017 stellen de onderzoekers en docenten van het Center for Politics and Communication zich beschikbaar voor een op maat gemaakte les-progrogramma van 45 minuten. Hierin besteden we aandacht aan vragen zoals de effecten van politieke informatie juist veel of weinig gebruiken, de rol van sociale media […]

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Erika van Elsas receives West European Politics prize

Erika van Elsas has been awarded one of The Gordon Smith and Vincent Wright Memorial Prizes by West European Politics for her article ‘United against a common foe? The nature and origins of Euroscepticism among left-wing and right-wing citizens’, which she co-authored with Armen Hakhverdian and Wouter van der Brug. The article is available for free […]

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Busy start of the New Year

Bert Bakker was one of the panelists – with Jurjen van den Berg, Sywert van Lienden and Lars Duurman – of the 2-hour “Speech of the year” special of NPO Radio 1’s Nieuws BV on 26 December (Click here to listen). Furthermore, an interview about his Lowlands Science program appeared in Spui “Een verhoogde hartslag […]

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