Bert Bakker organizes Dutch Political Psychology Meeting

This will be the seventh meeting and will be held at ASCoR. Bert organizes the meeting together with Mark Dechesne, and Jojanneke van der Toorn. Speakers are: CPC member Penny Sheets (ASCoR) Paul Marx (University of Duisburg-Essen) Efraín García-Sánchez (University of Granada) Martijn Blikmans (Groningen University) Florian van Leeuwen (Tilburg University) Allard Feddes (University of Amsterdam)    

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Talks and travels

A busy week for CPC-members: Claes participated this weekend in the 10th anniversary of the Department of Media and Communication of Hong Kong City University. He spoke at the anniversary forum on Saturday and delivered an invited talk on Studying News and Journalism in a Data Society during the Sunday conference. Thursday, Claes will be part of the 9th edition of EuroPCom, titled“Campaigning…

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Sanne Kruikemeier new member of the Amsterdam Young Academy

De twee Amsterdamse universiteiten UvA en VU hebben een nieuw platform voor talentvolle jonge wetenschappers, de Amsterdam Young Academy (AYA). Vandaag zijn de eerste dertig leden bekendgemaakt. AYA moet een nieuw onafhankelijk platform worden waar talentvolle jonge wetenschappers van de UvA en de VU elkaar ontmoeten en visies ontwikkelen op wetenschap en maatschappij. AYA is een initiatief van vijf…

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Political Communication ECPR Standing group

Political Communication is now a formal Standing Group of the European Consortium of Political Research (EPCR). The group currently comprises 185 scholars from 30 countries. Katjana Gattermann and our former colleague Jonas Lefevere are its Convenor and Vice-Convenor, respectively. Congratulations!

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CPC members in the news

Bert Bakker was interviewed by Vice.com and Bruzz Radio (Belgium) about why right-wing politicians might be funnier than left-wing politicians. Last week an interview with Damian Trilling was published in SURF Magazine and on the website

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Bert Bakker presents at Betweterfestival

This Friday Bert Bakker will give a “Silent Science” lecture–“science” version of a silent disco-at the Betweter Festival about the role of emotions in politics. Check it out here. Woede en teleurstelling. Veel mensen lijken zich te laten leiden door emoties in hun politieke keuzes. Regeert de onderbuik? Of stemmen we toch met ons hoofd?Communicatiewetenschapper dr. Bert Bakker (UvA)…

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Claes de Vreese wins David Swanson Career Achievement Award

At the business meetings of the ICA and APSA Political Communication divisions, Claes de Vreese was awarded the David Swanson Career Achievement Award. It recognizes “distinguished and sustained contributions to the field as planners, editors, and leaders and in roles that require time and energy, innovation, and personal dedication.” The award honors David Swanson, one of the founders of Political Communication who…

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Kimberley Gross Talk

On June 12th, Professor Kimberly Gross (George Washington University) gives a talk on “Framing Effects from Racialized Partisanship in US Election News” in REC C10.20 from 16.00 till 17.00. Kimberly Gross is an Associate Professor of Media and Public Affairs and Political Science at the George Washington University. Her focuses on media framing and public opinion and has appeared…

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