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2019-09-15 EPOP Conference Panel

At this year’s annual Elections, Public Opinion and Parties (EPOP) Conference, we organized a panel on ‘Security and Foreign Policy Attitudes’ with three exciting presentations by project team members:

‘Public opinion towards European foreign and defence
policy and NATO: Still wanting it both ways?’
Matthias Mader, Francesco Olmastroni & Pierangelo Isernia

‘The European Common Security and Defense Policy
in Times of Public Attention: Linking Masses
and Elites Through Multi-Dimensional Communication
Konstantin Gavras

‘British Attitudes towards European Security in
a Post-Brexit world’
Thomas J. Scotto

2019-09-01 First round of mass surveys

The first waves of panel surveys of the British, French, German, and Italian publics were successfully finished. Data processing and analysis started.  

2019-07-08 / 2019-07-09 First round of elite interviews 

The first round of elite interviews were conducted.  

2019-06-17 CEEISA-ISA Conference

Konstantin Gavras presented a co-authored paper with Matthias Mader and Harald Schoen called ‘Convergence or Divergence in Strategic Cultures in Europe since the End of the Cold War? – A Quantitative Text Analysis of Strategy Papers.’ at the CEEISA-ISA 2019 Joint International Conference.

2018-11-23 / 2018-11-24 Kick-Off Meeting in Brussels

The first team meeting was held in Brussels on November 23 and 24, 2018. We successfully launched the project and discussed conceptual and empirical challenges. The data collection was planned and scheduled.