Regional Meeting, April 2012

Supporting Election Studies in the Balkans
Institute for Social Sciences (IDN), Belgrade
April 21-22, 2012
Belgrade, Serbia

We would like to thank the American National Science Foundation for its financial support of the meeting, and the Institute for Social Sciences (IDN), Belgrade for its organizational support and meeting space.

Regional Meeting: Supporting Election Studies in the Balkans

 

Saturday April 21, 2012

08:00 – 09:00 … Registration

09:00 – 12:00 … Opening

13:30 – 17:00 … Country-specific overviews of electoral research

– Individual substantive interests in election studies
– Local interest and capacity in election studies and surveys
– Information about election studies conducted in the past, or being planned

  • Bosnia Herzegovina
    Republika Srpska

    Srdan Puhalo, Banja Luka
  • Bulgaria
    Alina Dobreva, TNS Gallup, Bulgaria
  • Macedonia
    Zhidas Daskalovski, University of Kliment Ohridski, Bitola
  • Montenegro
    Miloš Bešic, Faculty of Political Science, Belgrade University
    Olivera Komar, Faculty of Political Science, University of Montenegro
  • Albania
    Altin Ilirjani
    Blendi Ceka
  • Serbia
    Dragomir Pantic, IDN, Belgrade
    Zoran Pavlovic, Department of Psychology, Belgrade University
    Bojan Todosijevic, IDN, Belgrade
  • Croatia
    Goran Cular, Faculty of Political Science, University of Zagreb
  • Greece
    Theodore Chadjipadelis, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki
  • Slovenia
    Janez štebe, University of Ljubljana
    Simona Kustec-Lipicer, University of Ljubljana
  • Kosovo
    Leon Malazogu, Pristina

 

Sunday April 22, 2012

09:00 – 12:30 … Discussion sessions: Supporting Election Studies and CSES collaboration in the Balkans

The following is a list of themes, discussion of which may be helpful in developing and coordinating electoral research in the Balkan countries. The list can be elaborated and adjusted according to the interests of the participants.

  1. How to encourage locally-based election studies in the Balkan countries, and related challenges
  2. Possible collaborations between CSES and post-election surveys in the Balkans
  3. Coordination and funding strategies; Possible coordinated grant application
  4. Methodological issues: Improving survey methodology; data archiving; public access to data; training in the analysis of comparative survey data

Facilitators:
Goran Cular, CSES and University of Zagreb, Croatia
David Howell, CSES
Bernhard Wessels, CSES and WZB, Berlin

12:30 – 13:00 … Wrap-up session and action items from here
David Howell, CSES

Participants

CSES

  • David Howell, CSES and the University of Michigan, United States
  • Bernhard Wessels, CSES Planning Committee, CSES Collaborator, and WZB, Berlin
  • Goran Cular, CSES Planning Committee, CSES Collaborator, and University of Zagreb, Croatia
  • Bojan Todosijevic, CSES and IDN, Serbia

Albania

  • Altin Ilirjani
  • Blendi Ceka

Bosnia and Herzegovina
Republika Srpska

  • Srdan Puhalo, Banja Luka College of Communications

Bulgaria

  • Alina Dobreva, TNS Gallup, Bulgaria

Croatia

  • Goran Cular, CSES Planning Committee, CSES Collaborator, and University of Zagreb

Greece

  • Theodore Chadjipadelis, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki

Macedonia

  • Zhidas Daskalovski, University of Kliment Ohridski, Bitola

Montenegro

  • Miloš Bešic, Belgrade University
  • Olivera Komar, University of Montenegro

Serbia

  • Dragomir Pantic, IDN
  • Ognjen Pribicevic, IDN & FPN, Belgrade
  • Zoran Pavlovic, Belgrade University
  • Bojan Todosijevic, IDN, Belgrade

Slovenia

  • Janez Štebe, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Ljubljana
  • Simona Kustec-Lipicer, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Ljubljana

Kosovo

  • Leon Malazogu, Pristina

Group Photo

Presentation by Bojan Todosijevic

Presentation by Goran Cular

Meeting Room

Institute for Social Sciences (IDN)

Serbian Parliament Building

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