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SIXTH FRAMEWORK RESEARCH PROGRAMME

PRIORITY [7]

[CITIZENS AND GOVERNANCE IN A KNOWLEDGE-BASED SOCIETY]


SPECIFIC TARGETED RESEARCH PROJECT


The determinants of active civic participation at European and national level


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Conference

"People and Parliament in the European Union in the context of the 2009 elections"

5 March 2008

presentations

9h30 - 10h00 – Opening of Conference: Keynote address by the President of the European Parliament, Dr Hans-Gert Pöttering

10h00 - Presidency: Mr Alejo Vidal- Quadras - Vice- President of the European Parliament

10h05-10h30 – Presentation of the results of the special Eurobarometer on the European Parliament, autumn 2007 - Leendert de Voogd, Global Head - TNS Political & Social

10h30 - 11h00 – People and Parliament: A framework for analysis and key data from the special Eurobarometer on the European Parliament, autumn 2007 - Prof Richard Sinnott, University College Dublin; Prof Palle Svensson, University of Aarhus

11h00 - 11h30 – The impact of candidates, parties and the media - Prof David Farrell, University of Manchester; Dr Federica Bicchi,  London School of Economics; Prof Jean Blondel, European University Institute; Prof Susan Banducci, University of Exeter

11h45 - 3h00 - Question and Answer session with Members, the research team and journalists

13h00 - 14h30 – Lunch break

14h30 - 15h00 – Institutional arrangements for European Parliament elections: Do they facilitate? Do they mobilise? - Prof Colin Rallings and Prof Michael Thrasher, University of Plymouth; Prof Eva Anduiza-Perea, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona; Dr Joan Font, Centro de Investigaciones Sociologicas, Madrid

15h00 - 15h20 – Voter turnout and civic participation in the EU - Prof Hans Rattinger and Markus Steinbrecher, Universitaet Bamberg

15h20 - 15h40 – Civic participation and people with disabilities - Prof Patricia Noonan Walsh, University College Dublin; Prof Gábor Tóka, Central European University Budapest  

15h40 - Presidency: Mr Andrew Duff - Member of the European Parliament

15h40-16h00 – Gender and turnout in EP elections - Dr Yvonne Galligan, Queen’s University Belfast; Prof Bernadette Hayes, University of Aberdeen; Prof Susan Banducci, University of Exeter

16.15 - 17h15 – Question and Answer session with Members, the research team and specialised journalists

17h15- 17h30– Final Remarks - Prof Richard Sinnott, University College Dublin

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Working Papers and Publications
Fifth Framework Research Programme Project:  Democratic Participation and Political Communication in Systems of Multi-level Governance
UCD Geary Institute Public Opinion and Political Behaviour Programme

Conference

"People and Parliament in the European Union in the context of the 2009 elections"

5 March 2008

poster displays

EU Developmental Referendums: Knowledge, Turnout & Vote ChoiceProf Palle Svensson, University of Aarhus; Prof Richard Sinnott and Stephen Quinlan, University College Dublin

EU Accession Referendums in Central & Eastern Europe Dr Mikolaj Czesnik and Prof Radek Markowski, Polish Academy of Sciences Warsaw

Lessons from aggregate analysis of participation in European Parliament electionsProf Søren Risbjerg Thomsen, University of Aarhus

Participation in European Parliament elections: the French experience Dr Anne Jadot, Université Nancy 2 / IRENEE; Dr Bruno Cautres, CEVIPOF Paris

Graphical and cartographical analyses of turnout in European electionsAtle Alvheim and Åse Gilje Østensen, Norwegian Social Science Data Services Bergen  

 

 

Conference

"People and Parliament in the European Union in the context of the 2009 elections"

5 March 2008

participants

 

Atle Alvheim Norwegian Social Science Data Services Bergen, Norway
Susan Banducci University of Exeter, United Kingdom
Mikolaj Czesnik Polish Academy of Sciences Warsaw, Poland
Yvonne Galligan Queen's University Belfast, Northern Ireland
Elva Hannan University College Dublin, Ireland
Anne Jadot Université Nancy 2, France
Åse Gilje Østensen Norwegian Social Science Data Services Bergen, Norway
Stephen Quinlan University College Dublin, Ireland
Colin Rallings University of Plymouth, United Kingdom
Richard Sinnott University College Dublin, Ireland
Markus Steinbrecher Universitaet Bamberg, Germany
Palle Svensson University of Aarhus, Denmark
Søren Risbjerg Thomsen University of Aarhus, Denmark
Michael Thrasher University of Plymouth, United Kingdom
Gábor Tóka Central European University Budapest, Hungary
Patricia Noonan Walsh University College Dublin, Ireland