First Annual Toronto Political Development Workshop

We are pleased to announce that registration for the 1st Annual Toronto Political Development Workshop is now open. The Workshop will be held at the School of Public Policy and Governance, University of Toronto, October 14-15, 2017.

Political development is an important and growing field, both in the American and other contexts. The objective of our workshop is to provide a venue for the detailed and in-depth discussion of new work in political development, with a particular focus on Canada, Britain, and the United States. The papers for the workshop are listed below. Papers will be available before the workshop. Each paper will have an extended time or presentation and discussion. 

The workshop will also feature a keynote presentation by Desmond King (University of Oxford).

The workshop has no registration fee. A light breakfast and lunch will be provided on both days, as well as a workshop dinner on Saturday evening.

To register, please visit here:  https://loewenlab.az1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_8AJwDzRPcYOUIPH

 

The deadline for registrations is September 15, 2017.

Presenters:

Desmond King (Oxford): Keynote Presentation.

Elisabeth Baisley (Princeton), "Social Conservatives and Political Cleavages in the United States and Canada"

Gerard Boychuk (Waterloo), "Populism and Democracy? The Northern Plains States and Prairie Provinces, 1915-1945: A Political Development Research Agenda"

Ursula Hackett (Royal Holloway, University of London), "Two Dimensions of Attenuated Governance: How School Vouchers Pass and Spread"

Adam Hilton (Mount Holyoke), "A Tale of Three Insurgencies: Comparative Party Development and the Challenge of Interparty Democracy in Canada, Britain, and the United States in the Long 1970s"

Yusaku Horiuchi (Dartmouth) and Peter John (University College London), "Opportunities in Parliament and Political Careers: A Natural Experiment in the United Kingdom"

Gregory Koger (Miami), "The Evolution of Minority Obstruction in the U.S. Congress"

Daniel Mallinson (Penn State Harrisburg), "ALEC and a New Wave of Restrictive Voting Practices in the United States"

Ludovic Rheault and Andreea Musulan (Toronto), "The Language of Protectionism"

Carolyn Tuohy (University of Toronto), "Welfare-State Eras, Policy Narratives and the Role of Expertise in the US, Britain and Canada"

Timothy Weaver (SUNY Albany), "Great Transformations in American and British Politics"