Macartan Humphreys, Columbia University
"Information and Political Accountability: Experimental Evidence from a Seven Team Study"
His research combines experimental approaches, survey research and formal theory to study the political economy of development, governance, and conflict processes.
Everyone interested is welcome to attend the guest lecture.
Tuesday, 12 December 2017
PLACE & TIME: FG1/00.06, 18:15-19:45
NOW OPEN FOR REGISTRATION
7. ECPR WINTER SCHOOL
METHODS AND TECHNIQUES
The Graduate School is privileged to host the ECPR Winter School in Methods and Techniques from 2 - 9 March 2018:
Get the methodological skills you need to kickstart your career. Winter School offers cutting-edge courses on a range of popular qualitative and quantitative topics, all delivered by experienced Instructors. A lively plenary programme includes a welcome reception, lunchtime lectures and quickfire taster sessions. You’ll strike up new academic partnerships, and form lasting friendships with scholars from around the world. The event will be bigger than ever, offering 17 preparatory short courses, 30 main courses and 3 master courses.
+ Find out more at www.ecpr.eu
One of the academic convenors, Benoît Rihoux states that the Winter School is designed to be all-encompassing. He shares some insights and his vision in an interview.
+ read the interwiew with Benoît Rihoux
NOW _RESEARCH TALKS
THE GRADUATE SCHOOL'S NEW ONLINE MAGAZINE
With the new online magazine we want to create a source of inspiration on how careers can be shaped and research projects can be brought to life. Leveraging vocational biographies of respected researchers and personalities as well as those of recent graduates, the articles and interviews focus on the researcher behind the project. Read up on exiting background stories and leaf through interviews, essays, graduation talks and insights into research projects.
The Art of Analyzing Real Decisions – Different Approaches to the Psychological Dimension of Political Decision-Making
The goal of the workshop is to take stock of the different ways in which political decision-making can be researched in order to get a better understanding of the dynamics at work. The workshop and guest lecture is scheduled for 09 - 10 November 2017 and takes place at the Bamberg Graduate School of Social Sciences.
04. ANNUAL BAGSS CONFERENCE
ON "CHALLENGES FOR DIVERSE SOCIETIES"
20 - 21 September, 2017
One key characteristic of today’s societies is their diversity: People with different cultural, ethnical, socioeconomic, educational, occupational, political, religious, and demographic backgrounds meet and interact – sometimes voluntarily, sometimes because they have to.
THE RESEARCH TALK
PICK UP THE PIECES AND GO - THE ENGINEERING WAY
An interview with George Tsebelis
Get a sneak peak into the new editorial feature of the Graduate School's website and discover an interview with George Tsebelis on finding and solving problems in in the face of critique and how to go from rejection to getting published.
THE RESEARCH TALK
NOTHING IS ANYTHING WITHOUT POLITICS
An interview with Barbara Koremenos
Barbara Koremenos on the importance of passion and integrity in research and believing in yourself and your ideas.
IN ESSENCE. PERSONALITIES OF RESEARCH
The Graduate School wants to provide a framework for research realization and furthermore aims to promote the works and the researchers themselves. To showcase their work, we developed the concept of a research exhibition where the individually designed research portfolios are featured next to the portraits. The exhibition is currently on display at the LIfBi, Wilhelmspost, Bamberg.
When Knowledge Becomes Research
Our member Diana Klose has co-developed an app in the framework of her doctoral thesis. The IQ-App tests users in three areas: IQ, general knowledge and personality. She aims use the anonymously collected data to gain insight into what adults' knowledge is made up of. In an interview, Diana explains the (thought-) process of creating an app, how technology plays a significant role in her scientific research and gives us a preview of preliminary results.
WHAT PEOPLE KNOW AND THINK: The Role of Attitudes and Information in the Process of Political Decision-Making and Policy Use
The inter-disciplinary workshopm focused on decision-making regarding the design and take-up of policy, especially which role the availability of information and personal or political attitudes play in that process.
ECPR WINTER SCHOOL
METHODS AND TECHNIQUES
The Graduate School is privileged to host the ECPR Winter School in Methods and Techniques since 2015. One of the academic convenors, Benoît Rihoux states that the Winter School is designed to be all-encompassing. He shares some insights and his vision in an interview.