Politics Student Research Conference 2016
University of Manchester, Tuesday 17 May, University Place 3.204
- 9.30am-9.45am Registration + tea/coffee
- 9.45am Welcome, Professor Francesca Gains, Head of Politics
Chair: Dr Greig Charnock
- Jack Mellish: 'Relative Poverty – a Measure of Inequality, not Poverty'
- Clara Maure: 'Case study at the University of Manchester: the evaluation of the student-as-customer concept following the rise of tuition fees in 2012'
- Matthew Amey: 'Depoliticization of Domestic Poverty by UK Telethons Comic Relief and Children in Need'
- Jeanmiguel Uva: 'The impact of Conditional Cash Transfer programmes on social mobility conditions in Argentina and Brazil: A comparative study of the impact of Bolsa Família and AUH on household income and school enrolment in Rio Grande do Norte and Tucumán'
11.15am - 11.30am: Coffee break
Chair: Dr Laura McLeod
- Grace Annesley-Mair: 'How do Images of the Al-Khanssaa Bridge Contradict and Reinforce Narratives Surrounding Women's Agency in Terrorist Violence?'
- Károly Gergely: 'The Revolution Paradox in the Egyptian Revolution of 2011'
- Lorena Cristiano: 'Can Women's Empowerment Save the Angolan Economy?'
- Petter Heradstveit: 'What can Health Workers' Personal Experiences of Mistreatment within Health Facilities for Women in Labour tell us about Structural Violence?'
12.45pm - 1.45pm: Lunch, University Place 3.204. Includes a careers advice talk 'Careers and further research in politics and IR'
Chair: Professor Rob Ford
- Benjamin Walters: 'Did Voters in the 2014 Scottish Referendum Base their Choice on Self-Interest?'
- Beatrice Allen: 'What was the media's role in consolidating fiscal realism in the General Election 2015? An analysis of the televised election debates'
- Jac Jones: 'To What extent does Jeremy Corbyn Represent a “New Kind of Politics”?'
- Kirstine Rysbjerg Munk: 'A Democratic Challenge: Mobilizing the Young 'Zappers' – From Sofa to Voting Poll?'
3pm- 3:15pm: Coffee break
Chair: Dr Jamie Johnson
- Sheza Raheel: 'The Evolution of the Anti-American Sentiment in Pakistan'
- António Rolo Duarte: 'The Role of Sport in British Diplomacy'
- Jashanpreet Bhullar: 'Factors Affecting International Climate Negotiations and their Outcomes'
Chair: Dr Carl Death
- Adrian Clark: 'Do Mainstream, Cosmopolitan Ideas about Citizenship have the Propensity to Generate Genuine Senses of Community and Belonging for EU Migrants in the UK?'
- James Shuen: 'What is and Why do we need to take seriously the Concept of Global Citizenship?'
- Isabella Leyh: 'The Myth of 'East' and 'West' Ukraine: To what extent can identity constructs around ethno-linguistic and regional cleavages explain the Ukraine Crisis?'
- Domitille Simon: 'The link between European Identity and the Political Participation of European people to EU politics'
- Itamar Rashkovsky: 'Music and Conflict: a case study into musical organisations in Israel'