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On this page we list any forthcoming events relevant to the Department of Politics and International Relations. 

Any SSIS staff or postgrads may always attend, although registration may be required (the event will specify if so). Anyone else should contact the department or the centre in question.

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12 May 202114:00

When (not) to trust the overlap in confidence intervals: A practical guide

Researchers often aim to compare estimates across groups. For an intuitive and compact presentation of empirical results, many practitioners prefer reporting group-specific estimates instead of pairwise differences, and subsequently seek to infer the statistical significance of pairwise differences from the confidence intervals of the group-specific estimates. Full details
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19 May 202110:00

Applying for Government Research Tenders Training Session

Join Dr Bridget Sealey, Higher Education Consultant, to understand why you might want to apply for a government tender and how. Full details
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19 May 202114:00

A Cross-National Analysis of the Effect of Parties' Characteristics on Affective Polarization and Interpersonal Trust

This paper uses multilevel models to investigate how parties influence affective polarization and interpersonal trust in multiparty systems. Full details
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26 May 202114:00

Negativity in Politicians' Communication during Campaign and Regular Times

Bruno Castanho Silva, Lennart Schürmann, and Sven-Oliver Proksch While research on the tone of politicians' rhetoric has picked up steam in recent years, almost all of our knowledge on factors that influence negativity is based on political communication during electoral campaigns. Full details
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23 - 25 June 2021

The 8th Biennial Regulatory Governance Conference sponsored by the ECPR Standing Group on Regulatory Governance.

The 8th Biennial Regulatory Governance Conference sponsored the ECPR Standing Group on Regulatory Governance taking place at the University of Exeter from June 23 until June 25, 2021 Full details
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