What Just Happened: The Results of the 2016 Scottish Parliament and Welsh Assembly Elections

Title
What Just Happened: The Results of the 2016 Scottish Parliament and Welsh Assembly Elections
Speaker(s)
Speaker: Professor Ailsa Henderson # University of Edinburgh; Speaker: Professor James Mitchell # University of Edinburgh; Speaker: Dr Jan Eichhorn # University of Edinburgh; Speaker: Dr Heinz Brandenburg # Strathclyde University; Speaker: Professor Roger Scully # Cardiff University
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Date and Time
13th May 2016 10:00 - 13th May 2016 16:45
Location
Our Dynamic Earth, Holyrood Road
URL
http://www.aog.ed.ac.uk/events/2016/what_just_happened_the_results_of_the_2016_scottish_parliament_and_welsh_assembly_elections

This one-day event aims to explain the outcome of the 2016 Scottish Parliament and Welsh Assembly elections, drawing on the most up-to-date research from leading scholars in the field. There will be four presentations plus a panel discussion with leading figures from the main parties offering reflections on the result.

Presentations include: 

Tax, the constitution and past performance: what influenced voters in the 2016 Scottish Parliament election? 
Professors Ailsa Henderson and James Mitchell (University of Edinburgh)

May 2016 in context
Dr Jan Eichhorn (University of Edinburgh)

Using Twitter feeds to detect campaign dynamics during the 2016 Scottish Parliament Election
Dr Heinz Brandenburg (Strathclyde University)

Explaining the Results in Wales
Professor Roger Scully (Cardiff University)

The cost to is £50.00. The fee includes all refreshments and a buffet lunch.

To book your place please contact Lindsay Adams at the Academy of Government

E: Lindsay.adams@ed.ac.uk T: 0131 650 3315