The CSDC organizes and co-sponsors various events and seminars throughout the years. The events address methodology, current events and other topics of interest. For more information, see below.

2017 – 2018 Events

Legend

[Host] = the CSDC was the primary host and organizer of the event

[Co-S] = The CSDC was a co-sponsor of an event organized by one of our partners.

Subject Presenter / Description Date &Time  Location
[Co-S]  2018 Computing and Math Summer Camp Organizers: Aaron Erlich and Thomas Soehl August 23-25 / August 28-30 / August 31, 2018 Room TBA
[Co-S] Identity, Memory and Historical Narrative: Results of Social Research in Kyrgyzstan The CSDC is co-organizing this talk by Galina Gorborukowa with the social psychology group at the Department of psychology of the University of Montréal June 22, 2018 D-427, Pavillon Marie-Victorin, UdeM
[Co-S]  2018 Canadian Municipal Election Study Conference: Montreal and Quebec in Focus Organizer: Éric Bélanger June 19, 2018 room 232, Leacock Building, McGill
[Co-S] L’École d’été internationale sur la participation et la démocratie May 28 – June 1, 2018 Université libre de Bruxelles
[Host]  Getting Started with Text Analysis in Python This methods workshop, taught by Prod Dr. Christopher Cochrane, introduced students to data and textual analysis in Python, using Anaconda’s Python distribution and the NLTK platform for natural language processing. 9:00am – 12:00pm, may 17, 2018 Room 430, 3610 McTavish street, McGill University
[Co-S] Breaking the News: How Bots, Trolls and Other Media Manipulators Threaten Our Politics This panel dissected the techniques used by foreign and domestic media manipulators, and suggested what can be done to fight them. May 14, 2018 Room 1160, Desmarais Building, University of Ottawa
[Co-S]  The International Workshop on political communication The workshop introduced participants to an overview of innovations in political communication research. April 20-21, 2018 room 2320-2330, Gene-H-Kruger Building, Université Laval
[Host] 2018 Annual Graduate Student Conference of the CSDC The goal of this conference is to offer graduate and postdoctoral students interested in the Centre’s many research areas the opportunity to present and receive feedback on their research. April 13-14, 2018 Hotel Clarendon, Quebec City
[Co-S]  Multiculturalism: Failure or Success Story? The CSDC co-sponsored this talk by Ruud Koopmans organized by the Centre d’études et de recherches internationales April 6th, 2018 salle C2059, Pavillon Lionel-Groulx, Université de Montréal
[Host] In this methods workshop, Prof. Dr. Leonie Huddy, discussed political identities such as partisan and ideological identities and the conditions under which non-political identities become politicized. 9:00am – 12:00pm, march 23, 2018 Room 160, ARTS Building, McGill University
[Co-S] 4th Leuven-Montréal Winter School on Elections The Leuven-Montréal Winter School offers a program focused on theories and methods in the study of elections and voting behaviour. The Winter School is organized jointly by the universities of Montréal and Leuven, and is based on the expertise of these universities and other well-known scholars on elections and voting behaviour. March 3-10, 2018 Université de Montréal
[Host] CSDC Methods Winter School The main goal of the Winter School is to offer to students in the Master and PhD programs an overview of the methods they could use in their research. The bootcamp will be held in French and English, and no prior knowledge of statistics or qualitative methods is required. January 26, 2018 Room 211, Education Building, McGill University
[Host] Stata workshop In order to answer demands from CSDC students, Jean-François Daoust (PhD candidate, Université de Montréal) will taughth an introductory Stata workshop. 10:00am – 12:30pm, January 25, 2018 Room C-3134, Pavillon Lionel-Groulx, Université de Montréal
[Co-S]  PopDataViz2017 PopDataViz2017 was a three-day, training workshop on data visualization using R/R Studio December 13-14, 2017 Room 210-11, McIntyre Medical Building, McGill University
[Co-S] Colloque dur le bilan du gouvernement Couillard December 16-17, 2017 Local 3244, Pavillon Charles De-Konick, Université Laval
[Host]  Trends and New Directions in Canadian Political Behaviour: A symposium in honour of Elisabeth Gidengil A symposium to mark the 70th birthday of CSDC’s founding Director Elisabeth Gidengil November 30 – December 1, 2017 Faculty Club, McGill University
[Host]  Training seminar on the Social Network Harvester ASPIRA 11:45am – 1:00pm, November 21, 2017 université Laval
[Host]  CSDC Annual Reteat November 17 – 18, 2017 Quality Suites, Drummondville
[Host]  Roundtable: Who is to blame for the Crisis in Catalonia? The Centre for the Study of Democratic Citizenship and the Jean Monnet Centre invited three scholars with in-depth knowledge on Catalonia to share their points of view on the crisis. They discussed Catalan political history as well as public opinion. Wednesday, November 15, 2017 Ballroom, Thomson House, McGill University
[Co-S]  Brexitannia by Timothy George Kelly  Screening of documentary “Brexitannia” by Timothy George Kelly, event organized in collaboration with Rencontres Internationales du Documentaire de Montréal November 13 and 15, 2017 Cinéma du Parc, Montréal
[Host]  The Design of Field Experiments With Survey Outcomes: A Framework for Selecting More Efficient, Robust, and Ethical Designs This methods workshop, taught by Prod Dr. David Broockman introduced students to a framework to design field experiments with survey outcomes. 10:30am – 12:00pm, November 8, 2017 Room 430, 3610 McTavish street, McGill University
[Co-S]  McGill Speaker Series: Pablo Beramendi: The Political Geography of the Eurocrisis Organizers: Jean Monnet Centre Montréal November 2, 2017 Leacock 429, McGill University
[Co-S]  Midi Science Politique: Vieillissement, habitude et participation électorale: Le cas de la France entre 2002 et 2012 An event organized in collaboration with the Groupe de recherche en communication politique, it discusses the relation between aging and voter turnout October 17, 2017 Pavillon De Koninck, local 3470, Université Laval
[Co-S]  Midi Science Politique: Prosperity V. Policy: Comparing the two faces of economic voting An event organized in collaboration with the Groupe de recherche en communication politique, it discusses the effects of economic voting October 5, 2017 Pavillon De Koninck, local 3244, Université Laval
[Co-S]  Roundtable: Measuring the Health of Democracies These round table discussions dealt with theories and visions of democracy, and the tools and indicators at our disposal to measure the health and status of democracies. September 11, 2017 Thomson House Ballroom, McGill University

2016 – 2017 Events

Legend

[Host] = the CSDC was the primary host and organizer of the event

[Co-S] = The CSDC was a co-sponsor of an event organized by one of our partners.

Subject Presenter / Description Date &Time  Location
[Co-S]  Participedia Summer School The Participedia Summer School holds a series of talks and events to discuss Participation, its modes, its limits and its effects. June 12-17, 2017 Université de Montréal
[Co-S]  Canadian Political Science Association Annual Conference  The annual Conference of the CPSA explores topics in Political behaviour, Political Theory, Comparative Politics and many more. The CSDC sponsored the following sessions;

  • “The Future of Surveys: Challenges and Opportunities”
  • “Inequality, Intergroup Relations and Social Solidarity in the 21st Century”
  • “Plenary: Bexit, Trump and the Rise of Radical Right Populism in the West: Is Democracy Threatened?”
  • Roundtable: Explaining the 2016 US Election
  • Roundtable Plenary – CPSA Truth and Reconciliation Committee
May 30-June 1, 2017 Ryerson University
[Host]  Round table – Immigration, Social Cohesion and Integration A round table hosted by the Center for the Study of Democratic Citizenship and the Laboratory on Social Change and Identity May 25, 2017 C-2059, Pavillion Lionel-Groulx, Université de Montréal
[Co-S]  Université d’été: La Participation Démocratique This Summer School is an opportunity to learn more and to gain skills necessary to the analysis of the state and the political engagement of citizens. May 23-27, 2017 Pavillon Charles-De Koninck, Université Laval (DKN-3470)
[Co-S]  The International Workshop on political communications The workshop will introduce participants to an overview of innovations in political communication research. April 21-22, 2017 Room 3632, Pavillon Louis-Jacques-Casault, 1055 Av. Du Séminaire
[Host]  Should the protection of free academic speech be absolute? Organizers: Allison Harell and Marc André Bodet April 10, 2017 Leacock Building, McGill Unfiversity
[Co-S]  2nd Queen’s Migration Workshop  Graduate students and Postdoctoral Fellows offer a series of presentations on migration. April 8-9, 2017 Queen’s University, Kingston, Ontario.
[Co-S]  Metropolis Conference: Anti-Immigrant Sentiment and Discrimination  Anti-Immigrant Sentiment and Discrimination: Lived Experiences, Socio-Political Context, and Potential Solutions. A talk examining anti-immigration feelings from different angles. March 17, 2017 Centre Sheraton, Montreal.
[Co-S]  Présidentielle 2017 en France : la fin d’un cycle? Organizers: Marc André Bodet and François Gélineau March 15, 2017, 12:15pm Bibliothèque de l’Assemblée Nationale, Quebec City
[Co-S]  2017 Computing and Math Summer (P)re fresher workshop for graduate students Statistical Data Workshops for Graduate students, over the course of three days. August 23-25, 2017 Université de Montréal
[Co-S]  ‘Dragon’s Den’ Public Forum: Proposal for Senate Reform  Organizers: Arash Abizadeh December 9, 2016 New Chancellor Day Hall, McGill University.
[Co-S]  Workshop: Representation, Bicameralism, and Sortition: With Application to the Canadian Senate The CSDC is co-sponsoring this workshop and public forum with Research Group on Constitutional Studies (RGCS) of the Yan P. Lin Centre, and the Groupe de recherche en philosophie politique de Montréal (Gripp) Friday, December 9, 2016 New Chancellor Day Hall, McGill University
[Co-S]  Voters Adrift: Consequences of Electoral  Dealignment in Representative Democracies  This workshop is organized by Ruth Dassonneville, the Canada Research Chair in Electoral Democracy at the University of Montreal and is generously supported by the Centre for the Study of Democratic Citizenship. Friday & Saturday, December 2-3, 2016 Université de Montréal
[Host]  2016 American Election Recap Organizers: Dietlind Stolle and Holly Garnett November 25, 2016 SSMU Building, McGill University
[Co-S]  “Quebec is my country” by John Walker Screening of documentary “Quebec is my country” by John Walker, event organized in collaboration with Rencontres Internationales du Documentaire de Montréal Wednesday, November 16, 2016 Concordia University
[Host]  Au-delà des big data Organizers: Frédérick Bastien and Claire Durand October 18, 2016, noon Université de Montréal
[Host]  Electoral Reform Forum Organizer: André Blais October 20, 2016, 7:30pm McGill University
[Co-S]  Midi Science Politique: Comment les primaires ouvertes sont-telles devenues possible en France? An event run in collaboration with the Groupe de recherche en communication politique, it discuss the use of open primaries in the context of french presidential elections. Thursday, October 6, 2016 Pavillon De Koninck, local 3470, Université Laval
[Host]  The State of Democratic Citizenship in Canada Organizers: Allison Harell and Dietlind Stolle September 23-24, 2016 Pavillon Sherbroooke, UQAM

2015 – 2016 Events

Legend

[Host] = the CSDC was the primary host and organizer of the event

[Co-S] = The CSDC was a co-sponsor of an event organized by one of our partners.

Subject Presenter Date & Time Location
[Co-S] Resisting Gendered and State Violence: Indigenous Women’s Activism The CSDC is co-sponsoring the Indigenous Women’s
Activism symposium organized by Presented by the Institute for Gender, Sexuality and Feminist Studies and the Canadian Women’s Foundation. The symposium is focused on the relationship between resisting gender violence and demanding sovereignty and brings together key experts from academia and activism. We are thrilled to be welcoming Ellen Gabriel and Prof. Audra Simpson (author of Mohawk Interruptus) as keynote speakers. Other panels will include participants from the Native Aboriginal Circle Against Family Violence, the Native Women’s Association of Canada, Quebec members of Idle No More, Native Youth Sexual Health Network and Families of Sisters in Spirit as well In short, this will be a lively and timely event, free and open to the public.
September 24 – 25, 2016 McGill University, Montreal
[Co-S]  Talk- From London to Paris: Social Media and the Transformation of Crisis Reporting CSDC member, Fenwick McKelvey, is hosting Valerie Blair-Gagnon’s talk on how BBC journalists use social media following the 2005 London terror bombings. The talk is co-sponsored by the Department of Communication Studies, the Concordia Centre for Broadcasting and Journalism Studies, and the CSDC. The event will take place at Concordia. September 17, 2016 Concordia University, Montreal
[Host]  International conference: Youth Political Participation: On The Diverse Roads to Democracy Organizer: Valérie-Anne Mahéo, keynote address by Professor Jan W. van Deth (Manheim University). June 16-17, 2016 Downtown campus, McGill University
[Host]  CSDC Methods Seminar: Advanced issues in cross-national multilevel research: tests for harmful multicollinearity, and tests for influential cases Prof. Tom van der Meer (University of Amsterdam) 9am – 12pm, May 13, 2016 Room 430, 3610 McTavish, McGill University
[Co-S]  Celebrating the census: Why Counting Matters for Canada’s Future The CSDC is co-sponsoring the McGill University, Department of Sociology, School of Social Work’s panel discussion that explores the value of the long-form census for Canada’s economic development, social cohesion, family well-being, and health equality. April 29, 2016 Moyse Hall Theatre, McGill University, Montreéal
[Co-S]  International Workshop on Political Communication The CSDC is co-sponsoring the International Workshop on Political Communication, hosted by the Groupe de Recherche en Communication Politique (GRCP), on April 22 and 23 2016, at Université Laval in Quebec City. The workshop will introduce participants to an overview of innovations in political communication research. Over two days, five leading political communication scholars will present current developments in subfields of the discipline, as well as discuss some of their most recent work with audience members. This year’s presentations will focus on digital citizenship in a comparative perspective, economic and technological transformations of journalism, predictions of political behavior through analysis of large scale social media datasets, authenticity in political communication and racialized media framing of politicians. April 22-23, 2016 room 3632 of the Louis-Jacques-Casault Building, 1055 Avenue du Séminaire, Quebec City
[Host]  Workshop your manuscripts for publication or presentation Graphos, McGill Writing Centre April 22, 2016 Room 33-2, 3610 McTavish, McGill University
[Host]  Workshop your manuscripts for publication or presentation Graphos, McGill Writing Centre. April 1, 2016 Room 33-2, 3610 McTavish, McGill University
[Co-S] International Colloquium: Aisthesis and the Common: Reconfiguring the Public Sphere The CSDC is co-sponsoring Media@McGill’s International Colloquium. The event brings together artists, designers, art historians, curators, philosophers and scholars in urbanism and media studies to reflect on emerging models of the public sphere and the role of aisthesis in this emergence. March 17-18, 2016 Musée d’art contemporain de Montréal
[Host]  CSDC Graduate Student Conference The annual CSDC Graduate Student Conference during which students can share their research projects with their peers. March 10-11, 2016 Hôtel Clarendon, Québec
[Host]  Workshop “Immigrant Inclusion in the Polity: Public Perceptions versus Immigrant Experiences”, International Metropolis Conference Organizer: Allison Harrel (UQAM) 11am – 12:30pm March 5, 2016 International Metropolis Conference, Toronto
[Co-S] The Leuven-Montréal Winter School The Leuven-Montréal Winter School is offering a program focused on theories and methods in the Study of elections and voting behavior. The Winter School is organized jointly by the universities of Montréal and Leuven. It will take place from February 26 to March 5, 2016 in Montréal, Canada. The program aims to provide between 18 and 30 graduate students in electoral behavior, comparative politics or political parties, with the core theoretical frameworks and empirical tools in the field of electoral behavior. For more information, including the application guidelines, click here. February 26 – March 5, 2016 Université de Montréal (Canada)
[Host]  Methods Seminar: Investigating the psychological processes behind political attitudes Prof. Dr. Michael Bang Petersen (Aarhus University) 10am – 12pm, February 19, 2016 Room 406, Thomson House, McGill University
[Co-S]  The Canadian Census: The Census in Canadian Society: Then and Now The long-form census controversy of the past five years has raised acute awareness of the vital and multiple roles of the Canadian census across all sectors. This three-part, co-sponsored series of roundtable discussions will examine the census from several disciplinary and sectoral perspectives. January 22, 2016 Institute for Health and Social Policy
Charles Meredith House
[Host]  CSDC Methods School Alexandre Blanchet (UdeM), Chris Chhim (McGill), Jean-Philippe Gauvin (UdeM), Alexandre Morin-Chassé (UdeM), Eric Guntermann (UdeM), and Charles Tessier (ULaval) January 7-8, 2016 Room 230, Ferrier Building, McGill University
[Host]  Methods workshop: The Challenge of Political Text-as-Data Prof. Arthur Spirling (New York University) November 13, 2015 Room 406, Thomson House, McGill University
[Host]  Student workshop Internet and political Organizer: Philippe Duguay (Université de Montréal) November 6, 2015 Pavillon Hubert-Aquin, A-1715, UQAM
[Host]  Election Preview: Canada Votes Moderator: Richard Schultz; Panelists: Patrick Fournier (Université de Montréal), Daniel Rubenson (Ryerson University), Claire Durand (Université de Montréal), Benjamin Forest and Mike Medeiros (McGill University), Yannick Dufresne (Université Laval), Dominic Forest (Université de Montréal) October 16, 2015 Ballroom Thomson House
[Co-S] Series of Talks on Diversity The CSDC is co-sponsoring a series of talk on diversity during the 2015-2016 academic year. The talks focus on diversity and democratic citizenship research Academic year 2015-2016 Concordia University

 2014 – 2015

Legend

[Host] = the CSDC was the primary host and organizer of the event

[Co-S] = The CSDC was a co-sponsor of an event organized by one of our partners.

Subject Presenter Date & Time Location
[Co-S]  Workshop- The State of Democracy in the European Union The workshop is held just after ECPR, and is organized by Centre members, Sven-Oliver Proksch (McGill University) and Laurie Beaudonnet (Université de Montréal). The workshop is co-sponsored by both the CSDC and the European Union Centre of Excellence. It takes a look at the state of democracy in the European Union and features presentations from several scholars. Academic year 2014-2015 Montreal
[Co-S]  Speaker Series Les défis du pluralisme The CSDC is co-sponsoring a series of talks on political philosophy and the issue of pluralism in different liberal societies. This speaker series is a student initiative organized by Saaz Taher and Daniela Heimpel (Université de Montréal) and the talks will be hosted at the University of Montreal during the fall and winter semesters 2014-2015. [For more info contact staher@hotmail.fr and daniela.heimpel@gmx.de. Academic year 2014-2015 Montreal
[Co-S]  Series of Talks on Diversity The CSDC is co-sponsoring a series of talks on diversity during the 2013-2014 academic year. The talk focus on diversity and democratic citizenship research Academic year 2014-2015 Montreal
[Co-S]  2015 ECPR General Conference The 2015 ECPR general conference will be held at the Université de Montréal between August 26th and August 29th, 2015 marking the first time the ECPR general conference will take place outside Europe. The CSDC will be one of the sponsors of this event. This is a golden opportunity for members of the Centre and especially student members to enhance the visibility of their research as well as of the Centre by participating in the conference. There is currently a call for section proposals; sections consist of three to eight panels on a specific topic. Proposals must be submitted before November 17th, 2014. For more information, contact André Blais (andre.blais@umontreal.ca). August 26-29, 2015 Université de Montréal
[Host]  Women’s and Minority Representation Workshop Organizers: Prof. Benjamin Forest (McGill University) and Mike Medeiros (McGill University) August 24-25, 2015 Room 406 Thomson House
McGill University
[Co-S]  Workshop on Democratic Citizenship As in past years, the CSDC will again be present at the Société québécoise de science politique’s annual meeting. The Centre workshop, co-organized by Allison Harell and Philippe Duguay (UQAM), will bring together Centre scholars and students to highlight the most current research being conducted by our membership around the theme of democratic citizenship. The workshop will take place between May 20-22, 2015 at Concordia University. For more information, contact Allison Harell (harell.allison@uqam.ca) or Philippe Duguay (duguay.philippe@courrier.uqam.ca). May 20-22, 2015 Concordia University
[Host]  Field experiments and randomized controlled trials: practical issues of design Prof. Peter John (University College London) 9:30-11:30 April 23rd 2015 Room 517 Leacock Building
McGill University
[Co-S]  Conference- La démocratie québécoise et canadienne : un bilan de santé The CSDC is co-sponsoring the conference « La démocratie québécoise et canadienne: un bilan de santé, » which will take place in Quebec City in April of 2015. Organized by Professor François Gélineau (Université Laval), the aim of the conference is to allow the holding of a substantive dialogue on the health of the Canadian and Quebec democracy. To do this, the conference brings together academic experts, politicians and practitioners to weigh the advantages and disadvantages of a number of proposals for institutional reform. Some of the topics that will be addressed in the conference include: citizen participation and representation, the role of elected officials and political parties, and the operation of parliamentary and electoral institutions. April 8-9, 2015 Quebec City
[Co-S]  Workshop- Indexing the integration of Immigrants in Canada The CSDC co-sponsored the workshop “Indexing the integration of Immigrants in Canada.” The project, led by Allison Harell (UQAM) and Antoine Bilodeau (Concordia Univerity), was presented at the annual Metropolis conference in Vancouver, B.C in March of 2015. Taking as a starting point that an index should be as user friendly as possible to enable use from specialists as well as a broad spectrum of policy-makers and researchers interested in the phenomenon of integration with less experience in quantitative methods, this project sought to identify: How is that best achieved? March 26-28, 2015 Vancouver
[Co-S]  Workshop- Conceptualizing Prejudice and Discrimination: Roma in the Comparative Context The workshop aims to analyze prejudice towards Roma in connection with prejudice towards indigenous, ethnic, religious, and linguistic minorities in the European and Canadian context. In particular, we are interested in the similarities and differences between these sets of prejudice and their consequences in the lives of the minorities. It is organized by Roxana Barbulescu (College of Europe), Laurie Beaudonnet (Université de Montréal) and Allison Harell (Université du Québec À Montréal), as part of the “Mapping Anti-Roma Prejudice in the EU 28” (MARP) Project, with the support of the Centre for the Study of Democratic Citizenship (CSDC, McGill University) and the European Union Center of Excellence (EUCE, Université de Montréal– Université McGill). March 24, 2015 Université de Montréal, Carrefour de Arts et des Sciences Room: C-1017-02
[Host]  Multilevel Bayesian Models Eric Guntermann (Université de Montréal) 10:00-12:00 February 20th 2015 Room 927 Leacock Building
McGill University
[Host]  Physiological Response Equipment Stuart Soroka (University of Michigan) 9:00-12:00 January 30th 2015 Room 927 Leacock Building
McGill University
[Co-S]  The Leuven-Montréal Winter School The Leuven-Montréal Winter School is offering a program focused on theories and methods in the Study of elections and voting behavior. The Winter School is organized jointly by the universities of Montréal and Leuven. It will take place from January 15 to January 22, 2015 in Leuven, Belgium. The program aims to provide between 18 and 30 graduate students in electoral behavior, comparative politics or political parties, with the core theoretical frameworks and empirical tools in the field of electoral behavior. For more information, including the application guidelines, click here. January 15-22, 2015 University of Leuven (Belgium)
[Co-S]  CSDC in Zurich! We are happy to announce the first co-organized event between the CSDC and our partner organization The National Center of Competence in Research Challenges to Democracy in the 21st Century at the University of Zurich. The event will be composed of a two day workshop around the theme of “Political Communication in Mediated Democracies” which will take place from November 19th to November 20th. Eight members (including two students) of the CSDC will take part: Frédérick Bastien, Geneviève Chacon, Pénélope Daignault, Yannick Dufresne, Patrick Fournier, Thierry Giasson, Elisabeth Gidengil and Dietlind Stolle. This workshop will be an opportunity to develop a closer relationship between the CSDC and NCCR Democracy as well as explore possibilities for future collaborations in terms of research and student training. For more information, contact f.bastien@umontreal.ca. November 19-20, 2014 University of Zurich
[Co-S]  International Colloquium Sound, Vision, Action Hosted by Media@McGill, the event seeks to foster exchanges between artists and scholars of sound and vision, while questioning both as to how they contribute to social change November 14-15, 2014 McCord Museum Montréal
[Host]  Causal Inference Using Propensity Score(2) Kosuke Imai (Princeton University) 11:45-1:00 October 29th 2014 3150 Jean Brillant, Room C-41452
Université de Montréal
[Host]  Causal Inference Using Propensity Score(1) Kosuke Imai (Princeton University) 1:30-3:30
October 27th 2014
Pav. De-Koninck – 5325
Université Laval

2013 – 2014

Legend

[Host] = the CSDC was the primary host and organizer of the event

[Co-S] = The CSDC was a co-sponsor of an event organized by one of our partners.

Subject Presenter Date & Time Location
[Co-S]  Series of Talks on Diversity The CSDC is co-sponsoring a series of talk on diversity during the 2013-2014 academic year. The talk focus on diversity and democratic citizenship research Academic year 2013-2014 Concordia University
[Co-S]  Workshop: Citizens, Parties, and Electoral Contexts Prof. Elisabeth Gidengil (McGill University) and Dr. Ferran Martinez i Coma (University of Sydney) are organizing a one-day pre-IPSA Workshop July 18, 2014 Montreal
[Host]  Workshop on Web Scraping Radhika Saksena (University of Princeton) 9:00am – 5:00 pm, June 3-6 2014 Room 437, Education Building, McGill University
[Host]  Introduction to bayesian statistics Jean-Philippe Gauvin (UdeM) and Charles Tessier (U Laval) 2:00pm – 4:00 pm, April 24 2014 Room 429, Leacock Building, McGill University
[Host]  Analyzing Political Text Will Lowe (Mannheim), Krzysztof Pelc (McGill), Eric Guntermann (UdeM), Sven-Oliver Proksch (McGill), Stuart Soroka and Mark Daku (McGill) 12:30pm – 15:30 pm, March 31 2014 Room 406, McGill University
[Host]  Scaling Techniques in Political Science Eric Guntermann (Université de Montréal) 10:00am – 12:00 pm, March 14 2014 Room 406, Thomson House, McGill University
[Co-S]  Workshop on Voting Experiments Making Electoral Democracy Work (MEDW) and the CSDC are organizing a two-day workshop on voting experiments. The purpose of the workshop is to present voting experiments conducted within and outside the MEDW project and to discuss the methodological issues associated with this type of experiment. March 28-29 2014 UdeM
[Host]  Roundtable on the Quebec election 2014 Frédérick Bastien (Université de Montréal), Éric Bélanger (McGill University), Claire Durand (Université de Montréal), Jean-François Godbout (Université de Montréal), Patrick Fournier (Université de Montréal) 11:30pm, February 27, 2014 Amphithéâtre B-2245, pavillon 3200 Jean-Brillant
[Host]  Roundtable “Fair Elections Act” Éric Bélanger (McGill university), André Blais (Université de Montréal), Youri Cormier (Apathy is Boring), Miriam Lapp (Elections Canada), Stephen Maher (Postmedia News), et Leslie Seidle (IRPP), Miriam Fahmy (Institut de Nouveau Monde) 12:00pm, February 21, 2014 Ballroom, Thomson House, McGill University
[Host]  Introduction to Latex Jean-Philippe Gauvin (Université de Montréal) 1:00 – 3:00 pm, January 30 2014 3150 rue Jean-Brillant, local C-9019, Université de Montréal
[Host]  Establishing causation using multiple methods Dr. Marc Hetherington (Vanderbilt University) 10:30 – 12:30 pm, January 24 2014 Room 406, Thomson House, McGill University
[Host]  Field experiments in Political Science Dr. Donald Green (Columbia University) 11:00 – 12:30 pm, January 10 2014 Room 406, Thomson House, McGill University
[Host]  R and R Graphics Eric Guntermann (Université de Montréal) 10:30 – 12:30 pm, December 13 2013 Room 429, Leacock Building, McGill University
[Host]  Issues in Field Experiments Dr. James Lo (University of Mannheim) 10:30 – 12:30 pm, November 28 2013 Room 406, Thomson House, McGill University
[Co-S] Workshop on Representation and Equality The workshop, organized by the Trudeau Foundation, consists of 4 panels (1) Gender balance in parliament, (2) Ethnocultural diversity in Canadian politics, (3) Electoral boundaries redistributions, and (4) Justice in electioneering. The CSDC a collaborator for this event. November 20 2013, 8:30am Chancellor Hall, McGill University
[Host]  STATA Workshop Jean-Philippe Gauvin (Université de Montréal) Tuesday November 19 2013, 1:00 – 3:00 pm C-3134 Pavillon Jean-Brillant, Université de Montréal
[Co-S]  International Colloquium: The Participatory Condition The CSDC is co-sponsoring the International Colloquium hosted by Media@McGill. One of its aims is to critically investigate the relationship between new possibilities afforded by participatory media and the realization (or hindrance) of democratic participation November 15 – 16 2013 Musée d’art contemporain de Montréal
[Co-S]  2013 Beaverbrook Annual Lecturer: Al Gore on Technology and the Future of Democratization Al Gore examines the effects of technological innovations on the democratic process. The CSDC a collaborator for this event. November 5 2013, 6:00pm Pollack Hall, McGill University