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European Election Monitor Series


This series highlights and analyzes elections in various European states, in particular, the impact of potential election outcomes. The series also explores past and present political conditions in European countries, the dynamics of political parties and party systems, public opinion, and the relationship between politics and the media.


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Series Events Calendar

Ukraine on the Eve of Presidential Elections: Between Past and Promise Ukraine on the Eve of Presidential Elections: Between Past and Promise
March 25, 2019
4:30pm - 6:00pm
  • Melinda Haring – Editor, UkraineAlert, Atlantic Council
  • George Kent – Deputy Assistant Secretary for European and Eurasian Affairs, U.S. Department of State
  • Mariana Budjeryn – Research Fellow, Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies, Harvard University
  • Chair Myroslava Gongadze – Nieman Fellow, Nieman Foundation, Harvard University; Ukrainian Service Chief and TV Anchor, Voice of America
Italy’s 2018 Election – Immediate Impact and Future Prognosis European Election Monitor — Italy’s 2018 Election – Immediate Impact and Future Prognosis
April 13, 2018
4:15pm - 6:00pm
  • Gianfranco Pasquino – Professor Emeritus of Political Science, University of Bologna
  • Chiara Superti – Lecturer in Political Science, Columbia University
  • Leila Simona Talani – Pierre Keller Visiting Professor, Harvard Kennedy School; Professor of International Political Economy, King’s College London
  • Moderated by Daniel Smith – Associate Professor of Government, Harvard University
What to Expect from the French Presidential Election? European Election Monitor Series — What to Expect from the French Presidential Election?
March 30, 2017
2:15pm - 4:00pm
  • Laurent Bigorgne – Director, Institut Montaigne, Paris
  • Hakim El Karoui – Essayist
  • Dominique Moïsi – Senior Counselor, Institut Montaigne, Paris; Co-Founder, Institut Français des Relations Internationales (IFRI)
  • Vincent Pons – Assistant Professor of Business Administration, Harvard Business School; Local Affiliate, CES, Harvard University
  • Chair Daniel Ziblatt – Professor of Government, Harvard University; Resident Faculty & Seminar Co-Chair, CES
Election Outcomes in Poland, Portugal, Spain and Switzerland Election Outcomes in Poland, Portugal, Spain and Switzerland
December 1, 2015
5:15pm - 7:00pm
  • Sebastián Royo – Professor of Government, Suffolk University; Co-Chair, Europe in the World, CES, Harvard University; Visiting Scholar 2019-2020 and Local Affiliate, CES, Harvard University
  • Béla Filep – Lecturer, Institute of Geography, Universität Bern
  • Carlos Jalali – Professor, Department of Social, Legal and Political Sciences, University of Aveiro; Visiting Professor, Brown University
  • Krzysztof Jasiewicz – William P. Ames Professor of Sociology and Anthropology, Washington and Lee University
  • Chair Mark Franklin – John R. Reitemeyer Professor Emeritus of International Politics, Trinity College; Co-Chair, European Election Monitor Series, CES, Harvard University; Local Affiliate, CES, Harvard University
What Next After Turkey's Election? What Next After Turkey's Election?
November 5, 2015
5:15pm - 7:00pm
  • Kristin Fabbe – Assistant Professor, Harvard Business School; Co-Chair, Colonialism and Mediterranean Europe, CES, Harvard University; Local Affiliate, CES, Harvard University
  • Dimitar Bechev – European Policy Institute, Sofia, Bulgaria
  • Tolga Bölükbaşı – Assistant Professor of Political Science, Bilkent University, Turkey; Fulbright Senior Fellow and Visiting Scholar (2015-16), CES
  • Chair Elaine Papoulias – Executive Director, CES, Harvard University; Co-Chair, European Election Monitor Series, CES, Harvard University
The May 2015 UK Parliamentary Elections: A Bang or a Whimper? The May 2015 UK Parliamentary Elections: A Bang or a Whimper?
April 30, 2015
4:15pm - 6:00pm
  • Pippa Norris – ARC Laureate Fellow and Professor of Government and International Relations, University of Sydney; McGuire Lecturer in Comparative Politics, Harvard Kennedy School; Faculty Associate, CES, Harvard University
  • Arthur Spirling – Associate Professor of Politics and Data Science, New York University
  • Edward Fieldhouse – Principal Investigator, Scientific Leadership Team of the 2015 British Election Study; Professor of Social and Political Science, University of Manchester
  • Chair Mark Franklin – John R. Reitemeyer Professor Emeritus of International Politics, Trinity College; Co-Chair, European Election Monitor Series, CES, Harvard University; Local Affiliate, CES, Harvard University
  • Introduction by James Cronin – Professor of History, Boston College; Local Affiliate, CES, Harvard University ; Co-Chair, Contemporary Europe, CES, Harvard University
European Election Monitor: The September 22 German Elections European Election Monitor: The September 22 German Elections
September 19, 2013
4:15pm - 6:00pm
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