CPC launches with successful kick-off meeting

Marking its official lauch, the new Center for Politics and Communication held a well-attended kick-off meeting in a rather packed Heeren XVII room in the University of Amsterdam’s Bushuis on Monday April 20. In front of a large and diverse crowd of invited scholars, journalists, pollsters, consultants, government officals and students, director Claes de Vreese […]

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Workshop: The Role of Emotions in Political Communication

On Friday 17 April a one-day workshop on the role of emotions in political communication research will take place at ASCoR. Kimberly Gross, Associate Professor of Media and Public Affairs at George Washington University, will hold a keynote lecture, followed by an interactive workshop session. Everyone who is interested in the topic is invited to […]

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Conference on party competition

15 May 2009, European University Institute (EUI), Florence Conference on “Party Competition: New Insights and Approaches” on the occasion of the EP elections 2009, organized by Joost van Spanje (University of Amsterdam) and Till Weber (EUI). Confirmed contributors include Prof. Stefano Bartolini (EUI), Prof. Claes de Vreese (University of Amsterdam), Prof. Cees van der Eijk […]

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Research project European elections 2009

The European elections are over. The Center for Politics and Communication conducted surveys amongst a total of more than 50,000 Europeans during the campaign and after the elections. These data are currently being analyzed and the news media coverage of the election in the 27 EU countries is analyzed as part of an international project […]

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De Vreese at NOS Foreign Affairs Desk

Last week Claes de Vreese gave a talk at Clingendael to the NOS Foreign Affairs desk and correspondents on ‘EU and the news’. This week he spoke in the science program HoeZo (Radio 5, Tuesday) and he was interviewed by Vrij Nederland. Recommend on Facebook Tweet about it Print for later Tell a friend

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Schuck defends his PhD dissertation

Andreas Schuck successfully defended his PhD dissertation entitled “Referendum Campaign Dynamics: News media, campaign effects and direct democracy” at the University of Amsterdam. In his dissertation, Schuck investigated the impact of campaign news coverage on voting behaviour within the context of the Dutch 2005 referendum on the EU Constitutional Treaty. Findings show that the Dutch […]

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Rens Vliegenthart wins NESCoR Dissertation Award

During the Etmaal van de Communicatiewetenschap 2009, a jury consisting of 4 PhD candidates from the University of Twente, Radboud Universiteit Nijmegen, VU and UvA presented the NESCoR Dissertation Award 2007 to Rens Vliegenthart’s. His dissertation “Framing Immigration and Integration: Facts, Parliament, Media and Anti-Immigration Party Support in the Netherlands”, defended at the Vrije Universiteit, […]

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Sarah Hobolt lecture on EU referendum campaigns

Sara Hobolt (Department of Politics and International Relations, University of Oxford) will give an informal talk to members of the Center of Politics and Communication on Friday, March 1st on ‘EU referendum campaigns’ (based on her forthcoming book with Oxford University Press). Recommend on Facebook Tweet about it Print for later Tell a friend

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Science foundation grant to Claes de Vreese

The Danish Social Science Foundation has awarded 60.000 Euro to Claes de Vreese for survey data collection around the 2009 European Parliamentary elections. The grant will be used within the broader VICI and PIREDEU projects which are supported by the NWO and the EU’s FP7 program. Recommend on Facebook Tweet about it Print for later […]

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De Vreese at ARENA conference on European Public Sphere

Claes de Vreese is going to be a a key note speaker at the ARENA conference on the European Public Sphere in Oslo on December 1. He will speak on ‘The Media and Euroskepticism’. On December 2 he is going to open the European Policy Center’s event in Brussels on Campaigners For and Against the […]

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