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Comparative Study of Electoral Systems (CSES)
Conference and Planning Commmittee Meeting

March 28-31, 2006
Seville, Spain

We would like to thank the following organizations (listed in alphabetical order) for their financial support and organization of the conference and Planning Committee meeting:


Conference Audience

Conference Presentation

Hallway Conversations

Presentation of Hats
from Kyrgyzstan

Tour of the Alcazar

Restaurant

A Conference on the
Comparative Study of Electoral Systems (CSES)
March 28-29, 2006
Hotel Hesperia Sevilla, Seville, Spain

Agenda

Tuesday March 28

9:00-9:30 Welcome

9:30-11:00 Session 1
Chair: Fernando Vallespín, CIS, Spain

  1. Leadership Effects on the Vote in Spain. Guillem Rico, University Pompeu Fabra, Spain
  2. Institutional Performance and Satisfaction with Democracy. A Comparative Analysis. Antonio M. Jaime Castillo, University of Granada, Spain

11:30-13:30 Session 2
Chair: Juan Díez-Nicolás, ASEP, Spain

  1. Party System Institutionalization and Party System Theory after the Third Wave of Democratization. Mariano Torcal, University Pompeu Fabra, Spain; and Scott Mainwaring, University of Notre Dame, United States.
  2. Party Systems and Information Costs. Gábor Tóka, Central European University, Hungary.
  3. Electoral Systems and Political Efficacy. Jeffrey Karp, University of Twente, The Netherlands; and Susan Banducci, University of Twente, The Netherlands.

15:00-16:30 Session 3
Chair: Christian Haerpfer, University of Aberdeen, Scotland

  1. Peculiarities and Results of the 2005 Elections in Kyrgyzstan. Kusein Isaev, Bishkek Humanities University, Kyrgyzstan. (This paper is also available in Russian.)
  2. Political Parties and Electoral Preferences in Russia, Byelorussia and Ukraine at the Beginning of the 21st Century. Sergei Tumanov, Moscow State University, Russia; Alexander Gasparishvili, Moscow State University, Russia; and David Rotman, Byelorussian State University, Belarus.

17:00-18:30 Session 4
Chair: Mónica Méndez, CIS, Spain

  1. Preferential Voting Systems and their Impact on the Personalization of Politics. Carmen Ortega, University of Granada, Spain.
  2. Japanese National Elections 2001-2005 and its CSES2 Module. Ken'ichi Ikeda, The University of Tokyo, Japan.

Wednesday March 29

9:00-11:00 Session 5
Chair: Ian McAllister, Australian National University, Australia

  1. Testing Publius' Federalism: Losers Consent, Winners Lament? Peter John Loewen, University of Montreal, Canada; and André Blais, University of Montreal, Canada.
  2. Political Support for Democracy and Satisfaction with Democracy in European Political Systems. Christian W. Haerpfer, University of Aberdeen, Scotland.
  3. Determining the Pattern of Party Evaluations: Proximity and Directional Models of Ideology. Kees Aarts, University of Twente, The Netherlands.

11:30-13:30 Session 6
Chair: Mariano Torcal, University Pompeu Fabra, Spain

  1. Political Capital Formation: The Politics of Leadership in the Midst of Crisis. Jorge Tigno, University of the Philippines, Philippines; and Linda Luz Guerrero, Social Weather Stations, Philippines.
  2. Comparing General Election Trends with By Elections: Emerging Patterns in the Indian Electoral Contest and its Implications for Electoral Politics. Sandeep Shastri, International Academy for Creative Teaching, India.
  3. Meaningful Choices: Micro Level Logic. Radoslaw Markowski, Polish Academy of Sciences, Poland.

13:30-14:00 Closing


Conference Participants List

In alphabetical order by surname.
Contact information shown is current as of March of 2006.

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Kees AARTS
School of Business, Public Administration and Technology; University of Twente
P.O. Box 217, 7500 AE Enschede; The Netherlands
+31 - 53 489 3251
+31 - 53 489 4732
kees.aarts@utwente.nl
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Bernt AARDAL
Institute for Social Research
Munthesgate 31; N-0260 Oslo 1, Norway
+47 - 230 86160
+47 - 230 86101
bernt.aardal@samfunnsforskning.no
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John ALDRICH
Department of Political Science; Duke University
Durham NC 27708-0204
(919)660-4346
(919)660-4330
aldrich@duke.edu
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Ulises BELTRAN
Centro de Investigacion y Docencia Economica (CIDE)
Carretera México-Toluca 3655, Col. Lomas de Santa Fe;
México, D.F. 11850, Mexico
+525 - 211 3044
+525 - 256 0510
ulises.beltran@cide.edu
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Eduardo BERICAT
Centro de Estudios Andaluces (CEA)
C/ Bailén 50; 41001- Sevilla (Spain)
955 055 210
955 055 211
ebericat@us.es
eduardo.bericat@centrodeestudiosandaluces.es
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André BLAIS
Département de Science Politique; Université de Montréal
3150, rue Jean-Brillant, bureau C-4040, C.P. 6128;
Succ. Centre-Ville, Montréal (Québec); H3C 3J7, Canada
+1 - 514 343 7349
+1 - 514 343 2360
andre.blais@umontreal.ca
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Antonio M. Jaime CASTILLO
Universidad de Granada; Facultad de Ciencias Políticas y Sociología
C/ Rector López Argüeta, 1; 8071 Granada, Spain
+ 34 958 243 000
amjaime@ugr.es
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Juan DÍEZ-NICOLÁS
ASEP (Analisis Sociológicos Económicos y Políticos)
P° de la Castellana 173, 5° Izquierda, 28046; Madrid, Spain
+34 - 91 570 5107
+34 - 91 579 4073
100613.2721@compuserve.com
asep.sa@terra.es
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Alexander GASPARISHVILI
Center for Sociological Studies; Moscow State University
Russia
+7 095 203-32-69
gasparishvili@yandex.ru
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Linda Luz B. GUERRERO
Social Weather Stations
52 Malingap Street; Sikatuna Village, Quezon CIty 1101; Philippines
(632) 924-4465
(632) 924-4458
(632) 920-2181
guerrero@sws.org.ph
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Christian HAERPFER
Department of Politics and International Relations; University of Aberdeen
Aberdeen AB24 3QY; Scotland, UK
0044-(0)-1224-27-35-90
0044-(0)-1224-27-21-81
c.w.haerpfer@abdn.ac.uk
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David HOWELL
CSES Secretariat; University of Michigan, Institute for Social Research
Room 4118, 426 Thompson St.; Ann Arbor, MI 48104-2321, U.S.A.
+1 - 734 936 1774
+1 - 734 764 3341
dahowell@umich.edu
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Ken'ichi IKEDA
Department of Social Psychology; The University of Tokyo
Hongo, Bunkyo-ku; Tokyo 113-0033, Japan
81-3-5841-3868
81-3-3815-6673
ikeken@l.u-tokyo.ac.jp
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Kusein ISAEV
International Center for Sociological, Politological
Bishkek Humanities University; Kyrgyzstan
+996 312 42 05 86
+996 312 42 75 26
kusein@elcat.kg
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Jeffrey KARP
Department of Political Science; Texas Tech University
Lubbock, Texas 79409-1015
(806) 742-4048
(806) 742-0850
j.karp@ttu.edu
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Peter John LOEWEN
Département de Science Politique; Université de Montréal
3150, rue Jean-Brillant, bureau C-4040, C.P. 6128;
Succ. Centre-Ville, Montréal (Québec); H3C 3J7, Canada
peter.john.loewen@umontreal.ca
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Radoslaw MARKOWSKI
Institute of Political Studies, Polish Academy of Sciences
ul. Polna 18/20, 00-625 Warszawa, Poland
+48 - 22 825 5221
+48 - 22 825 2146
radoslaw.markowski@swps.edu.pl
markowski@isppan.waw.pl
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Ian MCALLISTER
Research School of Social Sciences; Australian National University
Canberra ACT 0200; Australia
+61 (0)2 6125 5553
+61 (0)2 6125 3051
ian.mcallister@anu.edu.au
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Mónica MÉNDEZ
Centro de Investigaciones Sociológicas (CIS)
C/ Montalban, n° 8; 28014 Madrid (Spain)
+ 34 91 580 76 00
+ 34 91 531 81 31
mmendez@cis.es
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Ekkehard MOCHMANN
Zentralarchiv für Empirische Sozialforschung, Universität zu Köln
Bachemer Str. 40, D-50931 Köln, Germany
+49 - 221 476 9412
+49 - 221 476 9477
mochmann@za.uni-koeln.de
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Carmen ORTEGA
Universidad de Granada; Facultad de Ciencias Políticas y Sociología
Dpto. De Ciencia Política y de la Administración;
C/ Rector López Argüeta, 1; 18071 Granada, Spain
+ 34 958 2483 75
cortega@ugr.es
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Guillem RICO
Universitat Pompeu Fabra; Departmento de Ciencias Políticas y Sociales
Edificio Jaume I; C/ Ramon Trias Fargas 25-27; 08005 Barcelona, Spain
+ 34-93-542-2955
+ 34-93-542-2372
guillem.rico@upf.edu
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David ROTMAN
Center for Sociological and Political Research, Belarussian State University
Belarus
+375 17 227 25 21
+375 17 229 28 79
rotman@bsu.by
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Hermann SCHMITT
Mannheimer Zentrum für Europäische Sozialforschung (MZES)
Universität Mannheim, D-68131 Mannheim, Germany
+49 - 621 181 2881
+49 - 621 181 2880
hermann.schmitt@mzes.uni-mannheim.de
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Sandeep SHASTRI
International Academy for Creative Teaching; MATS University, Bangalore
52, Bellary Road, Hebbal, Bangalore 560 024, India
+91 - 80 3545246
+91 - 80 3545247
sshastri@eth.net
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Gábor TÓKA
Political Science Department; Central European University
Nador u. 9, 1051 Budapest, Hungary
+36 - 1 327 3084
+36 - 1 327 3087
tokag@ceu.hu
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Mariano TORCAL
Universitat Pompeu Fabra; Departmento de Ciencias Políticas y Sociales
Edificio Jaume I; Despacho 20.108; C/ Ramon Trias Fargas 25-27
08005 Barcelona (Spain)
+ 34-93-542-2374
+ 34-93-542-2372
Mariano.Torcal@upf.edu
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Fernando VALLESPIN
Centro de Investigaciones Sociológicas (CIS)
C/ Montalban, n° 8; 28014 Madrid (Spain)
+ 34 91 580 76 00
fvallespin@cis.es
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Jack VOWLES
Department of Political Studies; University of Auckland
Private Bag 92019, Auckland; New Zealand
+64 - 9 3737 599 ext. 88644
+64 - 9 3737 449
j.vowles@auckland.ac.nz
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Bernhard WESSELS
Wissenschaftszentrum Berlin für Sozialforschung (WZB)
Reichpietschufer 50, D-10785 Berlin, Germany
+49 - 30 25491 315
+49 - 30 25491 345
wessels@wzb.eu
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Alfonso YERGA
Centro de Estudios Andaluces (CEA)
C/ Bailén 50; 41001- Sevilla (Spain)
955 055 210
955 055 211

CSES Module 3 Planning Committee Meeting
March 30-31, 2006
Hotel Hesperia Sevilla, Seville, Spain

Agenda

  1. Module 2
    • Deadline for Collaborators to Deposit Materials
    • Tentative Release Date
    • Participating Countries
  2. Module 3 Finalization
    • Questionnaire Review
    • Macro Report Review
    • Design Report Review
    • Participating Countries
  3. Administrative Matters
    • Promotion/Publications
      • Upcoming workshops/conferences
      • Publications
    • Funding
      • Report on remaining NSF funding
      • Update on current initiatives
      • Other possible initiatives
      • Letters of support
    • Future Meetings
      • Bangalore (dates, agenda)
      • Other meetings