The keynote speaker at the 2015 ECREA Political Communication Conference will be Stefaan Walgrave, professor in political communication at the University of Antwerp, Belgium.


The title of his keynote will be: Studying Political Elites in Political Communication. Why we don’t, why we should, and how we could.

Stefaan Walgrave is professor of political Science at the University of Antwerp (Belgium) where he teaches political communication. His research interests are media and politics, elections, social movements, and political participation. He has published on these topics in journals such as Political Communication, American Journal of Political Science, Public Opinion Quarterly, etc. He is an advanced ERC grant holder (2012-2017) with a project on how political elites process societal information.

Find out more about Stefaan here.