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Comparative Study of Electoral Systems (CSES)
Conference and Plenary Session

The University of Toronto's Munk Centre for International Studies
Vivian & David Campbell Conference Facility, Toronto, Canada

September 6-7, 2009
Toronto, Canada

CSES would like to express its gratitude for the financial and organizational support provided by the following organizations for the events:


Conference Audience

Question by Janet Sherbanowski of Elections Canada

Session II: Youth and Generations

André Blais thanks Ian McAllister for being Chair

Hans Rattinger Announces the GESIS/Klingemann Prize

Plenary Group Picture

 

CSES Conference
Sunday, September 6, 2009

Conference Agenda

09:00-09:30 Welcome

09:30-12:30 Session I: Turnout Chair: Ola Pettersson, International IDEA
Discussant: Pedro Magalhães, Lisbon University

  1. Electoral Supply and Voter Engagement
    Christopher J. Anderson, Cornell University; and Miki Caul Kittilson, Arizona State University
  2. The Impact of Cosmopolitan Communications on Civic Engagement
    Pippa Norris, Harvard University; and Ronald Inglehart, University of Michigan
  3. Does Proportional Representation Boost Turnout: A Political Knowledge-based Explanation
    Christopher J. Anderson, Cornell University; and Miki Caul Kittilson, Arizona State University
  4. Economic Inequality and Electoral Participation. A Cross-Country Evaluation
    Antonio M. Jaime-Castillo, University of Granada and ASEP

13:30-16:30 Session II: Youth and Generations Chair: Miriam Lapp, Elections Canada
Discussant: Antonio M. Jaime-Castillo, University of Granada and ASEP

  1. Voter Preregistration Programs
    Michael P. McDonald, George Mason University
  2. Youth and Participation in the Political Process in South Asia (with a special focus on India)
    Sandeep Shastri, Jain University and Lokniti
  3. The Direct and Indirect Determinants of Electoral Participation. New Insight from Structural Equation Modeling
    François Gélineau, Université Laval; and Alexandre Morin-Chassé, Université Laval
  4. Family, Religion and Electoral Participation in Canada: An Intergenerational Comparative Analysis
    Livianna S. Tossutti, Brock University

16:30-17:00 Wrap-up

17:00-18:00 Oxford University Press Series Meeting

Conference Participants

The CSES conference was open to the public.


CSES Plenary Session
Monday, September 7, 2009

Plenary Agenda

09:00-09:30 Welcome
09:30-10:00 Announcements and Updates
10:00-10:30 CSES Module 4 Planning Committee
10:30-12:00 CSES Module 4 Substantive Theme

13:00-15:30 CSES Module 4 Substantive Theme (continued)
15:30-16:00 Wrap-up and Adjourn

Plenary Participants

John Aldrich, Duke University, United States
Ulises Beltrán, Centro de Investigacion y Docencia Economica (CIDE), Mexico
André Blais, University of Montreal, Canada
Yun-han Chu, Academia Sinica, Taiwan
Jessica Fortin, CSES Secretariat, GESIS, Germany
Rachel Gibson, The University of Manchester, United Kingdom
Elisabeth Gidengil, McGill University, Canada
Linda Luz B. Guerrero, Social Weather Stations, Philippines
David Howell, CSES Secretariat, University of Michigan, United States
Chi Huang, National Chengchi University, Taiwan
Antonio M. Jaime-Castillo, University of Granada and ASEP, Spain
Hans-Dieter Klingemann, Germany
Pedro Magalhaes, University of Lisbon, Portugal
Radoslaw Markowski, Polish Academy of Sciences, Poland
Ian McAllister, The Australian National University, Australia
Neil Nevitte, University of Toronto, Canada
Yoshitaka Nishizawa, Doshisha University, Japan
Heikki Paloheimo, University of Tampere, Finland
Alain Pelletier, Elections Canada, Canada
Ola Pettersson, International IDEA, Sweden
Hans Rattinger, GESIS - Leibniz Institute for the Social Sciences, Germany
Nick Ruderman, University of Toronto, Canada
Michal Shamir, Tel Aviv University, Israel
Sandeep Shastri, Jain University and Lokniti, India
Jack Vowles, University of Exeter, United Kingdom
Bernhard Weßels, Wissenschaftszentrum Berlin für Sozialforschung (WZB), Germany