Seminar Two: Mobile EU Electorates and Democratic Participation

Society of Swedish Literature in Finland

Ritarikatu 5, 00170 Helsinki, Finland.

8 June 2022: 09.45 – 13.00 (Finland)

09.45 – 09.50     Welcome from the Society of Swedish Literature in Finland

09.50 – 10.05     Welcome and Introduction to MobilEU

Prof Åsa von Schoultz (Helsinki University)

10.05 – 10.35    Session One

Mobility and Voting Rights: Normative theory questions and empirical research agendas

Rainer Bauböck (European University Institute)

10.35 – 11.05     Absence makes the vote grow farther:  Emigrant voting patterns in homeland elections

Eva Østergaard-Nielsen (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona)

11.05 – 11.25     Coffee Break

11.25 – 11.55    Session Two

Emigration and Global Autocratization. Exploring Non-Resident Citizens’ Electoral Preferences for Anti-Establishment Politics

Sebastián Umpierrez de Reguero (Leiden University) and Arne Wackenhut (University of Gothenburg)

11.55 – 12.25     Political Parties Abroad

Tudi Kernalegenn (UC Louvain)

12.25 – 13.00     Summary from MobilEU project: Data collections and some research findings     mobilEU Project Team (Helsinki University, University College Cork and University of Liege)

Each individual presentation will be followed by a Q&A session.