Advancements in Text as Data Methods for Political Science

The workshop offers the opportunity for scholars at the frontier in the study of politically-relevant texts and for young researchers to present and discuss the latest innovations in the field

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Programme of the 2024 International Workshop
March 7-8, 2024 SPS Seminar Room (Passione side – 2nd Floor, room 215)
Via Conservatorio 7, Milan

March 7, h. 16:00-19:00

Applying LLMs for Ideological and Emotional Labeling in Greek Far-Left Online Discourse
| Constantine Boussalis, Trinity College Dublin

Immigration and Social Distance: Evidence from Newspapers during the Age of Mass Migration
| Gloria Gennaro, University College London

Deliberation in the UN Security Council
| Evgenija Kroeker, University of Oxford

March 8, h. 9:15-13:00

Uncovering Causal Mechanisms in Political Texts
| Slava Jankin, University of Birmingham

Second Order Saliency Theory: Scaling Ideological Positions Beyond Text Similarity
| Marius Sältzer, Universität Oldenburg

Post-Defeat Communication Strategies of Political Candidates on Twitter-X
| Silvia Decadri, Università di Milano Bicocca, Giovanni Pagano, Università di Milano

A Computational Model for Identifying Delegating and Constraining Provisions in EU Laws
| Fabio Franchino, Marta Migliorati, Giovanni Pagano and Valerio Vignoli