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Ho Ting Hung

June 2nd, 2023

LSEUPR Annual Conference 2023 – Conference Programme


Estimated reading time: 10 minutes

Ho Ting Hung

June 2nd, 2023

LSEUPR Annual Conference 2023 – Conference Programme


Estimated reading time: 10 minutes

The LSEUPR is excited to announce more details of our annual undergraduate research conference. If this research topic sounds interesting to you – be sure to attend the LSEUPR Annual Conference to hear all about it! ⁠

Opening Session
14:00 – 14:05 Welcoming
14:05 – 14:10 Opening Speech by Bosco Hung (Research Director)
14:10 – 14:20 Keynote speech by Professor Paul Kelly (Head of Department)
14:20 – 14:25 Conference instructions
Presentation Session 1
  International Politics Political Behaviour Political Sociology
14:25 – 14:50 Nationalization as a Strategy to Resist Economic Sanctions

Jeffrey Love (LSE)

Presidential Coattails in Congressional Elections 2004-2020

William Bruce (University of Sheffield)

Policing the Campus: University of Utah Student and Faculty Satisfaction with Campus Police

Ermiya Fanaeian (University of Utah)

14:50 – 15:15 Localizing Justice: Collective and Moral Reparations at the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia

Mel Britt (University of California, Berkeley)

The differential impact of the Hong Kong National Security Law on Political Sensitivity Bias in Local Opinion Polls

Dianyi Yang (LSE)

Measuring Social Class: An Assessment of the Reliability of Occupation-based Measures of Social Class in English Electoral Analysis

Charlie Glover (University of Leeds)

15:15 – 15:40 Conceptualising China’s Belt and Road Initiative: An “Open” Spatial Fix

Matteo Shiner (University of Manchester)

Medicare Coverage as a Determinant of Trust in the U.S. Government

Lincoln Dow (New York University)

Elites and climate change: How does the UK’s economic elite think and act about climate change?

Emma Somos, Bruno Dunda, Wangyuan Qu, Akshatha Giridhar, Yiwen Wu, Linea Petrela Paiement, Pok Yuen Skylor Ko (LSE)

15:40 – 15:50 Break and switching rooms
Presentation Session 2
  Comparative Politics Gender Public Policy/Contentious Politics
15:50 – 16:15

New Enigmatic Coalitions under the BJP System: The Case of Bihar

Soumyadeep Chowdhury (St. Xavier’s College (Autonomous) under University of Calcutta)

Nothing is Coming to Save Us: Arendt, Feminist New-Materialism, and World-Making for Good Death

James Crawford (University of California, Berkeley)

Behavioural Science as a New Policy Tool – Can Nudge Work in Governments Around the World?

Kristina Bosilj (University of Manchester)

16:15 – 16:40 Sweep of the Broom: Evaluating the Emergence of the Aam Aadmi Party in Punjab

Vishwaa Sofat (University of California, Berkeley)

How do notions of masculinity and nationalism explain the 2022 Russian invasion of Ukraine?

Kristiana Kalvane (University of Manchester)

Socio-Territorial Movements during the COVID-19 Pandemic Lockdown in Shanghai, China

David Wang (LSE)

Closing Session 
16:40 – 16:45  Re-joining the main room
16:45 – 16:50 Prize giving of the Annual Essay Competition to Magnus Alexander Gravell
16:50 – 16:55  Final farewell from LSEUPR by Meghna Abrol (Editor-in-Chief)


Register your interest in joining the online conference at 1400-1700 BST on 5/6/2023 (Mon) using this form:

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