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Logistical Info on Perceptions, Stereotypes, and Discrimination of Women in Politics Workshop

August 24-26th, 2022

Info about event


Wednesday 24 August 2022, at 08:30 - Friday 26 August 2022, at 13:00





Guest speakers: Alice Kang (University of Nebraska-Lincoln), Amanda Friesen (Western University), Joey Cheng (York University), Mark van Vugt (Vrije University), Mia Costa (Dartmouth), Mirya Holman (School of Liberal Arts at Tulane University), Rachel I. Bernhard (Nuffield College and University of Oxford), Tessa M. Ditinto (Durham University)


Perceptions, Stereotypes, and Discrimination of Women in Politics Workshop 

August 24-26th, 2022 

Agenda (all times CET) 

Day 1 (Wednesday, August 24th) 

- Welcome 8:30-9:00 a.m. 

- Coffee and Danishes  

- Paper Workshop (40 minutes each) 9:00-10:20 a.m.  

      Jaimie Krems- “Why We Should Expect Different Forms and Competition Tactics for Women’s Status” 

      Mirya Holman- “You'd Be Electable if You Smiled More: Gender and Emotional Expression in Visual Communication from Political Elites” 

- Coffee Break 10:20-10:40 a.m. 

- Paper Workshop (40 minutes each) 10:40-12:00 p.m.                      

      Claire Gothreau and Lasse Laustsen- “Gender Bias and Stereotypes in a Multi-National Context” 

      Rachel Bernhard- “The Silenced Text: Field Experiments on Gendered Experiences of Political Participation” 

- Lunch Break 12:00-1:00 p.m. 

- Paper Workshop (40 minutes each) 1:00-2:20 p.m.   

      Tessa Ditonto- “Gender, Sexism and Contempt in Candidate Evaluation”  

      Alice Kang- “Gender and the Perceptions of Children of Leadership in Nigeria” 

- Paper Workshop (40 minutes each) 2:20-3:40 p.m. 

      Mark van Vugt- “How Ecology Drives Cultural Ideals of Leadership: Guns, Germs, Steel…..and Gender” 

      Mia Costa- “Gender Stereotypes and the Electoral Consequences of Partisan Rhetoric” 

- Coffee Break 3:40-4:00 p.m.  

- Paper Workshop (40 minutes each) 4:00-5:20 p.m.                           

      Joey Cheng- “Do Women Exercise Less Overt Influence Over Collective Group Decisions? A Pilot Study on Social Influence and Motivation in Mixed-Gender Groups” 

      Amanda Friesen- “Political Signals: Gender, Information Risks, and Nonverbal Cues in Interpersonal Discussions” 

- Dinner 7:30 p.m.  

Day 2 (Thursday, August 25th) 

- Welcome 9:00-9:30 a.m. 

- Coffee and Danishes  

- Break Out Groups 9:30-11:00 a.m. 

      Discussion of Pressing Sub-Field Questions 

      Small Group Discussions (45 minutes)  

         -  Group 1- Jaimie, Alice, Mirya 

         -  Group 2- Rachel, Joey, Mark 

         -  Group 3- Amanda, Lasse, Julian 

         -  Group 4- Mia, Tessa, Claire  

      Full Group Discussion (45 minutes)  

- Coffee Break 11-11:15 a.m.  

- Workshop Roundtable #1 11:15-12:30 p.m. 

      “Methodological Challenges in the Study of Discrimination and Stereotypes Against Women in Politics” 

- Lunch Break 12:30-1:30 p.m. 

- Workshop Roundtable #2 1:30-2:45 p.m. 

      “Context and Mitigation of Gender Bias in Politics” 

- Coffee Break 2:45-3:00 p.m. 

- Speed Dating Activity 3:00-4:00 p.m.  

      Attendees will break into groups of two and spend 20 minutes discussing new research ideas/puzzles  

- AROS Museum Activity 5:30-7:30 p.m.  

- Dinner 7:30 p.m.  

Day 3 (Friday, August 26th)  

- Coffee and Danishes 9:00-9:30 a.m.  

- Discussion of Research Themes  9:30-11:00 a.m.  

      Attendees will be broken up into small groups to discuss the themes and research questions that have emerged over the course of the previous two days 

- Synopsis of Group Ideas 11:00-11:30 a.m. 

- Wrap Up 11:30-12:00 p.m.  

- Lunch 12:00-1:00 p.m. 

For further questions contact Lasse Laustsen or Claire Gothreau