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Conference | Symposium

Leidschrift Symposium: the United States Presidential Election - Campaigns in a contemporary and historic perspective

Thursday 14 April 2016
Cleveringaplaats 1
2311 BD Leiden

After four successful editions in 2010, 2012, 2014 and 2015, Stichting Leidschrift presents its fifth symposium. This year's topic will be the United States Presidential Election, and more specific the American Presidential Campaigns in a contemporary and historic perspective. 
Entrance is free and there is no need to register. The introduction by Galen Irwin and the lecture by Kees Boonman will be in Dutch.


13.00-13.30    Introduction by Prof. Galen Irwin

13.30-14.30    Lecture by Prof. Adam Fairclough 'US Elections'

14.30-14.45    Break

14.45-15.45    Lecture by Prof. Judith Y. Lee '‚ÄčA Quadrennial Banquet: Food for Laughter and Thought in American Presidential Campaigns'

15.45-16.00    Break

16.00-17.00    Lecture by Kees Boonman 'De invloed van Amerikaanse verkiezingen op campagnevoering in Nederland'

17.15-18.30    Drinks

About Leidschrift

Leidschrift is an independent historical periodical. The editorial board consists of students and a staff member of the Leiden University Institute for History. Leidschrift is published three times a year and every issue deals with a specific theme. Apart from professional scholars, Leidschrift regularly invites young researchers and talented students to present their work. In this manner, Leidschrift has provided a stage for lively historiographical discussion since 1984. Follow Leidschrift on Facebook and Twitter: www.facebook.com/Leidschrift - www.twitter.com/leidschrift

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