Lukas receives DFG grant

Lukas Otto, together with Michaela Maier (U of Koblenz-Landau) and Sebastian Stier (GESIS, Cologne) received funding from the DFG (German Science Foundation) for their project “Tracking the effects of negative political communication during election campaigns in on- and offline communication environments”. In the next three years, they will investigate dynamics of negative campaigning effects with panel, experience sampling, and…

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Robin is organizing an ACES-hosted event “solve climate change by 2030”

Robin is organising a political/science communication crossover event to figure out how The Netherlands can “solve climate change by 2030”. Polemics aside, the next ten years are a crucial window for determining if and how Europe and The Netherlands can uphold their commitment to achieving net-zero emissions by 2050. Together with experts from sustainability science and politics, we will discuss the most important…

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CPC members talk about the Dutch election in the media

Bert appeared in Dr Kelder & Co to talk about the role of anxiety in contemporary politics. (listen here) Claes appeared in Folia, de Groene Amsterdammer, NRC, Altinget (DK), P1 DR (DK), Information (DK). Judith appeared in Folia. Sanne appeared in RedPers, NOS, NOS (2), Volkskrant, RTL Nieuws, AL Jazeera, Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung. Tom appeared in NOS, NOS (2),…

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Congratulations Lisanne!

Dr. Lisanne Wichgers defended her dissertation successfully and got awarded her PhD. She wrote her dissertation on news coverage of hate speech prosecution of politicians, and its effects on democratic support. Lisanne is currently working as a postdoc at Stanford University.

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Judith receives RPA grant

Together with Ronan Fahy and Rocco Bellanova, Judith will use the RPA global digital cultures grant to work on Digital Platforms and the Digitisation of Expression and Surveillance. More information can be found here.

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Bert Bakker awarded the Paul Lazarsfeld Professorhip at the University of Vienna

From December 14 – 18, Bert is the Paul Lazarsfeld Professor at the Faculty of Social Science of University of Vienna. The professorship is awarded to outstanding scholars with an innovative profile in the areas of theory and methodology in the social sciences. Bert will teach a graduate course on Transparency in the Social Science for PhD students, give…

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