Text Analysis Workshop Series 2016

Throughout spring Rens Vliegenthart (UvA), Gijs Schumacher (UvA) and Martijn Schoonvelde (VU) will host the Text Analysis Workshop series 2016. The aim is to bring together a group of interested and active researchers in Amsterdam (UvA & VU) and elsewhere by means of a regularly occurring workshop in which best practices in applied work, new methodologies, and substantive new findings…

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Nee tegen het kabinet?

By Joost van Spanje “Dit is geen referendum dat gaat over het huidige kabinet.” Peter Kanne (I&O Research) en Martin Rosema (Universiteit Twente) schonken deze week klare wijn op Joop. Dat is nodig ook, want bij het vorige nationale referendum was de mythe van een luid ‘nee tegen het kabinet’ hardnekkig.   “Van de weeromstuit stemmen mensen voor of…

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Goldsmith Book Prize winners

The book “Political Journalism in Comparative Perspective” (by Erik Albaek, Arjen van Dalen, Nael Jebril and Claes de Vreese) has been selected as the  winner of the 2016 Goldsmith Book Prize. The prize is awarded to the academic book published in the United States in the last 24 months that best fulfills the objective of improving democratic governance through an…

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Invited talks this week…

This week several CPC related researchers have been invited to give talks across Europe. On Monday, Claes is speaking at a conference in London on the UK and the media, held at the British Academy. On Tuesday, Sanne will give a guest lecture ‘online political branding strategies’ at the Erasmus School of History, Culture and Communication of the Erasmus University…

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Sanne Kruikemeier wins De Jonge Haan award

Sanne Kruikemeier has won the GVR De Jonge Haan award. This award is granted to a young professional (not over 30) who excels and is really committed to the field of communication. This year, for the first time, three female candidates were nominated. For more information about the award, click here (Dutch text)

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In the media

Claes de Vreese gave an interview to Radio 1 about the developments in policy and public opinion in Denmark and the rest of Scandinavia vis-a-vis refugees. He also gave a live interview \on Danish television on the current Dutch EU presidency in early January.  Furthermore, research by Yphtach Lelkes featured in the Boston Globe (see here), while Bert Bakker…

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Active start into the new year

Researchers related to CPC have been very active in the first few weeks of 2016. Joost van Spanje gave a lecture at University College Maastricht. Claes de Vreese presented his research on Euroscepticism at the University of Copenhagen. He also spoke about political behavioural targeting at the “Computers, Privacy and Data Protection” Conference in Brussels (more information here). Claes will also…

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Talks in December

Several CPC-related researchers were invited to give talks across Europe during December. Claes de Vreese was interviewed by Dutch Radio 1 on the Danish referendum and by Danish Radio 1 on the topic of doubting voters and late deciders, both on December 3. Joost van Spanje gave a presentation at the HSD Conference “Legal Proceedings against Right-Wing Terrorism” which…

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Science communication event: a great success

Monday’s CPC event organized by Dr. Joost van Spanje was very successful. The event saw a wonderful performance by all six contributors. After Prof. Claes de Vreese’s opening of the event, Joost presented his work on legal, media, and political reactions to anti-immigration parties in Europe. After this, Prof. Bert Klandermans (VU) talked about his work on political and social exclusion of anti-immigration activists. Following…

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