Talks

“How do campaigns shape candidate image? Dynamics of candidate traits in the 2005 and 2009 German Bundestag elections”, Invited Talk at the Department of Political Science and the „Mainzer Zentrum für Empirische Demokratieforschung“, Johannes Gutenberg-University Mainz, 7 June 2017, Mainz, Germany. (together with Julia Partheymüller, University of Essex, and Richard Johnston, University of British Columbia).

“French Election Round-Table”, Panel Discussion of the Cornell Institute for European Studies, 27 April 2017, Cornell University, Ithaca, USA.

“How do campaigns shape candidate image? Dynamics of candidate traits in the 2005 and 2009 German Bundestag elections”, Annual Meeting of  the Midwest Political Science Association (MPSA), Palmer House Hilton, Chicago, USA, 6-9 April 2017. (together with Julia Partheymüller, University of Essex, and Richard Johnston, University of British Columbia).

“Eine komplexe Dreiecksbeziehung: Politik – Medien – Bürger_innen und ihre wechselseitigen Einflüsse”, FES-Fachgespräch, 19 January 2017, Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung, Berlin, Germany. (together with Thorsten Faas, Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz).

“U.S. Foreign Policy – Now What?”, Round-Table of the Judith Reppy Institute for Peace and Conflict Studies, 10 November 2016, Cornell University, Ithaca, USA.

“Is the Brexit the Beginning of the End of the European Union?”, Invited Talk at the Cornell Political Union, 18 October 2016, Cornell University, Ithaca, USA.

“Campaign Dynamics of Leader Popularity: Causes and Effects“, Annual Meeting of the American Political Science Association (APSA), Pennsylvania Convention Center, Philadelphia, USA, 1-4 September 2016. (together with Julia Partheymüller, University of Essex).

“Media Coverage and the Short-Term Dynamics of Candidate Popularity“, Dean’s Speakers Series at Suny Binghamton, 13 May 2016, Binghamton (NY), USA. (together with Julia Partheymüller, University of Mannheim).

“Persuasion or Priming? The Effects of Candidate Related News Coverage on Candidate Popularity and Party Choice“, Annual Meeting of  the Midwest Political Science Association (MPSA), Palmer House Hilton, Chicago, USA, 7-10 April 2016. (together with Julia Partheymüller, University of Mannheim).

“Media Coverage and the Short-Term Dynamics of Candidate Popularity“, Invited Talk at Stony Brook University, 23 March 2016, Stony Brook (NY), USA. (together with Julia Partheymüller, University of Mannheim).

“Media Coverage and the Short-Term Dynamics of Candidate Popularity“, Invited Talk at the PSAC Colloquium, Cornell University, 19 February 2016, Ithaca, USA. (together with Julia Partheymüller, University of Mannheim).

“Media Coverage and the Short-Term Dynamics of Candidate Popularity“, Workshop „Campaigning and voting in Europe: new challenges, new perspectives“, 14-16 December 2015, Sciences-Po, Audencia Business School and University Panthéon-Assas, Paris, France. (together with Julia Partheymüller, University of Mannheim).

“Decision Europe: Assessing the Greek Election and what it means for austerity in Europe”, Round-Table of the Cornell Institute for European Studies, 15 October 2015, Cornell University, Ithaca, USA.

“Media Coverage and the Short-Term Dynamics of Candidate Popularity“, Invited Talk at the Institut for Social Sciences, 23 June 2015, University of Kiel, Germany. (together with Julia Partheymüller, University of Mannheim).

“Media Coverage and the Short-Term Dynamics of Candidate Popularity“, 68th Annual Conference “The Networks of Public Opinion: New Theories, New Methods” of the World Association of Public Opinion Research (WAPOR), 16-19 June 2015, Universidad de Tres de Febrero, Buenos Aires, Argentina. (together with Julia Partheymüller, University of Mannheim).

“Introduction to Electoral Research and a look back on the German General Election Campaign 2013“, Guest Lecture at the Department of Communication Science, 13 January 2014, University of Mainz, Germany.

“Responsive Elections: The Effect of Public Opinion on Political Campaigns”, 6th Annual Conference of the Comparative Policy Agendas Project (CAP), 27-29 June 2013, University of Antwerp, Belgium. (together with Shaun Bevan, University of Mannheim).

“Responsive Elections: The Effect of Public Opinion on Political Campaigns”, 66th Annual Conference “Revolutions in the Measurement of World Public Opinion” of the World Association of Public Opinion Research (WAPOR), 14-16 May 2013, Boston University, USA. (together with Shaun Bevan, University of Mannheim).

“Responsive Elections: The Effect of Public Opinion on Political Campaigns”, 71st Annual Conference of the Midwest Political Science Association (MPSA), 11-14 April 2013, Chicago, USA. (together with Shaun Bevan, University of Mannheim).

“Rethinking the Level of Analysis – A Call for Shifting the Perspective of Campaign Effects Research to Multi-Level Analysis”, RC33 Eight International Conference on Social Sciences Methodology, 9-13 July 2013, University of Sydney, Australia. (together with Julia Partheymüller, University of Mannheim).

“Campaign Coverage on Candidates and Its Effect on Candidate Evaluations and Vote Choice”, XXIInd World Congress of Political Science of the International Political Science Association (IPSA), 8-12 July 2013, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Spain. (together with Julia Partheymüller, University of Mannheim).

“CAPing the GLES”, 5th Annual Conference of the Comparative Policy Agendas Project (CAP), 14-16 June 2012, Science Po Reims, France. (together with Shaun Bevan, University of Mannheim).

“Campaign Coverage on Candidates and its Effect on Voting Decisions”, Kick-off meeting GLES Young Researchers’ Network, 25/26 November 2010, University of Frankfurt, Germany. (together with Julia Partheymüller, University of Mannheim).

“Massenkommunikation in der German Longitudinal Election Study (GLES)” [Mass Communication within the German Longitudinal Election Study (GLES)], Empirical Colloquium of the Department of Communication Science, 26 October 2010, University of Mainz, Germany. (together with Rüdiger Schmitt-Beck, University of Mannheim).

“Medien- und Kampagnenanalysen im Rahmen von Wahlstudien am Beispiel der German Longitudinal Election Study (GLES)” [Media- and Election Campaign Analysis within the Framework of Election Studies. The Example of the German Longitudinal Election Study (GLES)], Workshop “Election Studies in Germany, Austria, Switzerland”, 18/19 October, University of Lausanne, Switzerland.

“Is it the economy, stupid?“ Effekte der wirtschaftlichen Lage und ökonomischer Einstellungen auf Parteipräferenzen und Wahlabsichten“ [Is it the Economy, Stupid? Effects of the Economic Situation and Economic Attitudes on Party Preferences and Voting Intensions], PVS Special Issue Conference “Voting in Germany“, University of Mannheim, Germany. (together with Markus Steinbrecher, Northwestern University, and Nils Steiner, University of Mainz).

“The Campaign and its Dynamics at the 2009 German General Election”, International Conference of Europeanists” of the Council for European Studies (CSES), 15-17 April 2010, Montreal, Canada. (together with Rüdiger Schmitt-Beck and Ansgar Wolsing, University of Mannheim).

“Historical Research on Elections. The Example of a Study on the Election Campaign for the 1961 Federal Parliamentary Elections. A Turning Point in Election Campaign Communication?”, Guest Lecture, Research Colloquium, 18 February 2010, University of Mannheim, Germany.

“The Council of Europe and the ‘Transplantation’ of the Western Public Service Broadcasting Concept to Central and Eastern Europe (CEE)”, “Beyond East and West. Two Decades of Media Transformation after the Fall of Communism” Conference, 25-27 June 2009, Central European University (CEU), Budapest, Hungary.

“European Public Broadcasting Policy at the Council of Europe: A Guarantor for PSB in the light of new challenges for nearly 60 years”, 26th Annual Research Conference of the International Association for Media and Communication Research (IAMCR), 20-25 July 2008, Stockholm University, Sweden.

“Der Bundestagswahlkampf 1961: Wendepunkt der politischen Kampagnenkommunikation?” [The 1961 German General Election: A Turning Point in Campaign Communication?], Research Colloquium, 13 May 2008, University of Frankfurt, Germany.

“Wahlkampfkommunikation im intertemporalen Vergleich. Forschungsdesiderata und Perspektiven bei der Untersuchung von Prozessen des Wandels in Wahlkämpfen“ [Election Campaign Communication in Time-Series Comparison. Desiderata and Perspectives of Research Concerning the Analysis of Change Processes in Electoral Campaigns], Düsseldorf Forum Political Communication, 13-15 April 2007, University of Düsseldorf, Germany.

“Die Rundfunkpolitik des Europarats“ [The Council of Europe’s Broadcasting Policy], DGPuK Standing Group ‘Communication and Politics‘/ DVPW Standing Group ‘Politics and Communication‘, 15-17 April 2007, University of Koblenz-Landau, Germany.