Video & Audio Recordings

Online Hot Politics Lab Meetings


Here you can find the video and audio recordings of our weekly online meetings. Each week the Hot Politics Lab invites a guest speaker to give a brief talk on a timely topic, followed by a Q&A. Our meetings are open to the public, and you can join each Friday at 3pm (CET) via Zoom:

Stuart Soroka

In our second online meeting  Stuart Soroka (University of Michigan) discussed the persuasiveness of negative news and the potential for positive news.

Michael Bang Petersen

Michael Bang Peterson discussed how democratic governments should mobilize their publics to defeat COVID-19. On March 9th he wrote an article that shaped the Danish government’s response to the virus. His key point: “#FlattenTheCurve via “optimistic anxiety.”!