MAINZ

Democratic Anxiety – Democratic Resilience

Workshop

June 15-17, 2017 | Mainz, Germany

Workshop: “Democratic Anxiety – Democratic Resilience”

Mainz 15–17 June 2017

 

June 15


13:00
  Introduction

13:30 – 14:30
Ainsley LeSure: Understanding the Rise of Trump

                  Discussant: Regina Kreide

14:30 – 15:30
Felix Gerlsbeck: What Can We Infer From Election Results, and Why it is Not Enough:
Democratic Control and Institutional Alternatives

                  Discussant: Chris Karpowitz

15:30 – 16:00  Coffee break

16:00 – 17:00
Svenja Hense: Labour Market Dualization and Its Consequences:
Political Mobilization Potential of Insiders and
Outsiders in Germany

                  Discussant: Patrick Flavin

17:00 – 18:00
Joshua Carpenter:  A New March to Jobs and Freedom? How Work Shapes Citizens in America

                  Discussant: Claudia Landwehr

19:00 Dinner

 

June 16


9:30 – 10:30

Lucas Geese: What causes the link between minorities’ descriptive and substantive representation?

                  Discussant: Daniel Gillion

10:30 – 11:00  Coffee break

11:00 – 12:00
Miriam Hänni: Representation beyond Ethnicity:
How Mainstream Parties and Ethnic Minority Voters Interact

                  Discussant: Nancy Bermeo

12:00 – 13:30   Lunch

13:30 – 14:30
Petra Guasti: Thank You for Smoking:
Re-constituting Representation by Interaction between Parliament and Interest Groups

                  Discussant: Milada Vachudova

14:30 – 15:30
Christopher Ojeda: Income, Political Participation, and the Demands of Everyday Life

                  Discussant: Armin Schäfer

15:30 – 16:00  Coffee break

16:00 – 17:00
C. Daniel Myers: Storytelling in US Political Campaigns

                  Discussant: Frank Nullmeier

17:00 – 19:00
Walk around the historic centre of Mainz (optional)

19:00  Dinner

 

June 17


9:00 – 10:00

Arndt Leininger: Is there an economic vote in referendums?

                  Discussant: Todd Donovan

10:00 – 10:30  Coffee break

10:30 – 11:30
Liz Mc Kenna: How Movements Build Power:
Leadership, Strategy, and Organization in Four American States, 2001-2016

                  Discussant: Thomas Saalfeld

11:30 – 12:30
Megan Ming Francis: Building the Surveillance State and Terrorizing Citizens

Discussant: Marcus Llanque

12:30 – 13:00  Concluding discussion

13:00  Lunch