Conference on Electoral Realignments in Advanced Democracies

May 18, 2017May 20, 2017
Bobst Hall


Event Description

Carles Boix, Robert Garrett Professor in Politics. Professor of Politics and Public Affairs, Woodrow Wilson School, and Rafaela Dancygier, Associate Professor of Politics and International Affairs, Woodrow Wilson School, are convening a conference on “Electoral Realignments in Advanced Democracies” sponsored by the Princeton Institute of International and  Regional Affairs and the Mamdouha S. Bobst Center for Peace and Justice and the Niehaus Center for Globalization and Governance.

This conference will bring together senior and junior scholars who are undertaking cutting-edge theoretical and empirical research on the nature, causes, and consequences of the electoral realignments being witnessed in advanced democracies today. Particular focus will be on papers that address how economic, demographic and cultural change has shaped and been shaped by voter and party behavior in the US and Europe.

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