The Scottish Referendum in Dundee: Looking Back, Looking Ahead

Carvalho, E. (Organiser)

    Activity: Other activity typesPublic engagement and outreach - public lecture/debate/seminar

    Description

    This public event will feature expert analysis of referendum polling, the role and impact of social media, and post-referendum views of Scotland’s future. Experts from academia and the polling industry will present the story of the referendum and its aftermath. The event will provide a discussion space for all attending to reflect upon the factors that influenced the outcome, hear the views of voters on both sides of the issue, and identify areas of common values, aims and commitments that all Scots agree upon as they move forward. Schedule: 'Social media and the 2014 Scottish referendum' Dr. Mark Shephard, Senior Lecturer in Politics at the University of Strathclyde 'Public opinion polls and the referendum' Steven Hope, Ipsos MORI Edinburgh 'Dundee, the city that said yes: Findings from the "Referendum Stories" focus groups' Dr. Edzia Carvalho (University of Dundee) and Dr Kristi Winters (GESIS, Cologne) (Funded by the Carnegie Foundation) Opportunity to record #indyrefstory Q&A session
    Period28 Mar 2015
    Held atCarnegie Foundation, United States