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Departmental Seminars 2019/20

Every week the Department of Political Economy invites guest speakers or academic staff to present their latest research. The Research Seminars are open to all staff and postgraduate students within the Department.

All Departmental Research Seminars take place in the Political Economy Meeting Room (9.03 Bush House North East Wing) and commence at 16:30 (unless otherwise stated).

Click here to view our previous seminars.

Semester One

Wed 25 September 2019

  • PT - David Livingstone Smith (University of New England) 'How Dehumanization Works'

Wed 2 October 2019

  • P&S - Tom O’Grady (UCL). ‘New Labour and the Transformation of British Welfare Provision’

Wed 9 October 2019

  • SG – Bill Christmas (DPE) ‘Lockean approaches to property’

Wed 16 October 2019

  • CP – Liz Morrow (KCL)‘What Conservative Women Want’

Wed 23 October 2019

  • P&S - Tobias Boehmelt (Essex). ‘Migration Attitude Diffusion: The Influence of Election Outcomes’

Wed 30 October 2019

  • CP - Ray Duch (Oxford)

Wed 6 November 2019

  • PT - Alison McQueen (Stanford University). ‘The Wages of Fear? Toward Fearing Well About Climate Change’

Wed 13 November 2019

  • P&S - Ryan Enos (Harvard)

Wed 20 November 2019

  • SG - Konstantin Vossing (City University of London)‘Issue-Stretching, The Effects of Invalid Policy Justifications on Public Opinion and Democracy’

Wed 27 November 2019

  • PPR - Till Grune-Yanoff (Stockholm). Boosts in Behavioural Public Policy

Wed 4 December 2019

  • QPE - Oana Borcan (UEA)

Wed 11 December 2019

  • No seminar

Semester two

Wed 15 January 2020

  • PT - Jeremy Jennings

Wed 22 January 2020

  • CP - Sara Hobolt (LSE)

Wed 29 January 2020

  • P&S - Vera Mironova (Harvard)

Wed 5 February 2020

  • SG - John O'Neill (Mancherster)

Wed 12 February 2020

  • PPR - Dan Berliner (LSE). Media Attention and Bureaucratic Responsiveness

Wed 19 February 2020

  • QPE - Miriam Golden (EUI)

Wed 26 February 2020

  • CP - Chitralekha Basu (Cologne)

Wed 4 March 2020

  • PT - Alice Baderin (University of Reading)

Wed 11 March extra, 12.00, Lunchtime Brownbag

  • Vicky Fouka (Stanford)

Wed 11 March 2020

  • P&S - Kristin Bakke (UCL)

Wed 18 March 2020

  • SG

Wed 25 March 2020

  • PPR - Lucy Barnes (UCL). Beyond Policy Preferences: How People Think About the Economy

Semester 3

Wed 22 April 2020

  • TBC

Wed 29 April 2020

  • QPE - Leah Boustan (Princeton)

Wed 6 May 2020

  • CP - Anja Neundorf (Glasgow)

Wed 13 May 2020

  • PT - Ross Carroll (University of Exeter)

Wed 20 May 2020

  • P&S - Claire Adida (UCSD)

Wed 27 May 2020

  • SG

Wed 3 June 2020

  • PPR - Ben Clift (Warwick). The Politics of Economic Expertise: the OBR and UK Growth Forecasting in the context Brexit

Wed 10 June 2020

  • QPE - Sanghamitra Bandyopadhyay (QMUL)

Wed 17 June 2020

  • CP (becomes a free slot)

Wed 24 June 2020

  • TBC

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Departmental Seminars 2019/20

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