Obama versus Romney 2012:
Domestic and international perspectives on the US Presidential race

Renehan Hall, South Campus, NUI Maynooth
Friday, October 5th: 10am-3.30pm
All Welcome.  No attendance fee.  To register to attend please contact nirsa@nuim.ie


Confirmed speakers

Prof. Phil Abbott, Wayne State University: Obama, Romney and the Outsider Strategy
Prof. Abbott has written eleven books on the US presidency and presidential politics and is a distinguished professor of Political Science.

Harry Browne, DIT: The US Paradox: strong partisan cleavage in politics, narrow bipartisan consensus in government

Prof. Gary Murphy, DCU: How the Republicans became Democrats and vice versa

Prof. Charles Pattie, Sheffield University: TBA

Dr Adrian Kavanagh, NUI Maynooth: Red states, blue states, purple states: Why the where matters in US presidential elections


Sponsored by: Centre for the Study of Wider Europe, Geographical Society of Ireland, the National Institute for Regional and Spatial Analysis, and the Irish Social Sciences Platform.

Rob Kitchin