The twelveth Southern California Comparative Political Science conference will beÂ hosted at Claremont Graduate University on February 17, 2017.Â A .pdf version of can be downloaded here:Â Program. The papers will be uploaded as we receive them from the presenters.
There is no registration fee but we do need a head count for lunch and dinner. Please RSVP by clicking here indicating whether you plan to attend by February 17 and whether you are willing to serve as a discussant.
Session I:Â 10:30-11:45
Annika FredÃ©n (Gothenburg),Â Emma BÃ¤ck (Gothenburg), Hanna BÃ¤ck (Lund), Holly Knapton (Lund)Â & Sverker SikstrÃ¶m (Lund)
Threat Amplifies Voting for the Status Quo as Revealed by Statistical Semantic Analysis of a Brexit Experiment [.pdf]
Discussant: Kathryn WainfanÂ (UCLA)
Jason WuÂ Â (UCSD)
A Spatial Valence Model of Political Participation in China [.pdf]
Discussant:Â Michael ThiesÂ Â (UCLA)
Session II:Â 12:45-2:00
Christopher Kam Â (UBC), Anthony Bertelli (NYU) & Alex Held (UBC)
The Electoral System, the Party System, & Accountability [.pdf]
Discussant: Geoff AllenÂ Â (UCSB)
Discussant: Â Maxim AnanyevÂ Â (UCLA)
Session III:Â 2:15-3:45
Geoff AllenÂ (UCSB) & Matthew David Jenkins (UCSB)
Compensatory vs. Parallel: Comparative Strategic Impacts of System Choice [.pdf]
Discussant: Shaun BowlerÂ (UCR)
Charles Crabtree (Michigan), Matt Golder (Penn State), Thomas Gschwend (Mannheim), & Indridi Indridason (UCR)
Campaign Sentiment in European Party Manifestos [.pdf]
Discussant: Annika FredÃ©n (Gothenburg)
Session IV:Â 4:00-5:15
Tyson RobertsÂ (UC Irvine)
Under What Conditions Does Co-optation Deter Violent Overthrow? [.pdf]
Discussant: Eunyoung HaÂ (CGU)
Discussant: Â Bezares CalderonÂ (CGU)
The Future of SCPI:Â 5:15-5:30
Post-Conference Fun:Â Â 5.30: Dinner at Indridi’sÂ house.
Each session consists of two papers. In order to leave ample room for discussion, paper presenters are asked to keep their presentations under 20 minutes. Discussants should limit their discussion to 10 minutes. Presenters are asked to provide the discussants with copies of their papers in a timely manner (the email addresses are embedded in this link):Â EMAIL THE DISCUSSANTSÂ (to be updated). Your papers will also be posted on the SCPI website unless you indicate a preference for it not being posted.
We will meet in room 12 of the Burkle Family Building located on 11th street between College Avenue and Dartmouth Avenues.
Free parking is available in a parking lot just north of the building on 11th Street (also named Drucker Drive). Street parking is also free in Claremont.Â A map of campus can be found here: http://www.cgu.edu/pages/1418.asp