Interview with Bert Bakker in Financiële Dagblad

Interview with Bert Bakker in Financiële Dagblad

Lab director Bert Bakker was interviewed by the Dutch newspaper the Financiële  Dagblad about his project on the trade-offs of democratic principles during the corona pandemic.

The preprint – co-authored with Vin Arceneaux (Temple University), Sara Hobolt (LSE) and Catherine de Vries (Bocconi University) can be found here:  https://psyarxiv.com/8e4pa/ and the online version of the interview can be found here:  https://fd.nl/economie-politiek/1370396/uitstel-van-verkiezingen-is-echte-test-voor-democratische-principes .  

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End of Year Podcast

End of Year Podcast

For an end of year special edition of the Online Hot Politics Lab Meetings, lab directors Gijs Schumacher and Bert Bakker sat down together and had a look back at the the past year. They reflect on the challenges and opportunities of moving the lab online, our great guests, and the research taking place in the Hot Politics Lab. We hope you’ll join again next year!

As usual, you can listen to this special episode on our youtube channel here, or on our spotify channel here.

Bert Bakker awarded the Paul Lazarsfeld Professorhip at the Faculty of Social Science of the University of Vienna

Bert Bakker awarded the Paul Lazarsfeld Professorhip at the Faculty of Social Science of the University of Vienna

From December 14 – 18, Bert is the Paul Lazarsfeld Professor at the Faculty of Social Science of University of Vienna. The professorship is awarded to outstanding scholars with an innovative profile in the areas of theory and methodology in the social sciences. 

Bert will teach a graduate course on Transparency in the Social Science for PhD students, give a talk at the department of communication science and meet with faculty and students. Obviously all will be done online due to the corona crisis.