DETAILED SCHEDULE

The IPSA-USP Summer School schedule is intense to ensure that all course material is covered. We recommend that all participants prepare in advance prior to arriving in São Paulo.  

Monday, January 8, 2018
8:30-9:30
Registration and Introductory Meeting for Participants Module 1 Courses
9:30-12:30
First-Week Module Courses
12:30-14:00
Lunch
14:00-18:00
First-Week Module Courses
Tuesday, January 9, 2018
9:00-12:00
First-Week Module Courses
12:00-13:30
Lunch
13:30-14:30
Information Session:   "Research Funding in Brazil" Eduardo Cesar Marques, University of São Paulo and CEM
14:30-18:00
First-Week Module Courses
Wednesday, January 10, 2018
9:00-12:00
First-Week Module Courses
12:00-13:30
Lunch
13:30-16:00
First-Week Module Courses
16:00-18:00

Late-Afternoon Seminar  // Social Media and Methods
“Do Trump's Policy Tweets Matter to Mexican Financial Markets?”
Allyson Benton, CIDE & Andrew Q. Philips, University of Colorado Boulder
" Politics on the Web: Using Twitter to Estimate the Ideological Positions of Brazilian Representatives"
Rafael Martins de Souza, FGV-CERI, Luís Felipe Guedes da Graça, Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina and Ralph dos Santos Silva, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro

Discussant: Jonathan Phillips, CEPESP, Fundação Getulio Vargas  and Department of Political Science, University of São Paulo

Thursday, January 11, 2018
9:00-12:00
First-Week Module Courses
12:00-13:30
Lunch
13:30-14:30
Site Visit to the Center for Metropolitan Studies (CEM)
14:30-18:00
First-Week Module Courses
Friday, January 12, 2018
9:00-12:00
First-Week Module Courses
12:00-13:30
Lunch
13:30-14:30
Information Session “Publishing Academic Research to Maximize Impact in Shaping Public Policy”
Bruno Cautrès, Sciences Po 
13:30-18:00
First-Week Module Courses
Monday, January 15, 2018
8:00‐8:30
2nd Module Student Registration 
8:30-9:45
Opening Ceremony and Coffee Break Reception
9:45‐12:30
Second-Week Module Courses
12:30‐14:00
Lunch
14:00-18:00
Second-Week Module Courses
Tuesday, January 16, 2018
9:00‐12:00
Second-Week Module Courses
12:00‐13:30
Lunch
13:30-14:30

 Information Session “Advice on Achieving Success in Grad School”
Laron Williams, University of Missouri and Soledad Artiz Prillaman, Nuffield College at Oxford University

14:30‐18:00
Second-Week Module Courses
Wednesday, January 17, 2018
9:00‐12:00
Second-Week Module Courses
12:00‐13:30
Lunch
13:30‐18:00
Second-Week Module Courses
Thursday, January 18, 2018
9:00‐12:00
Second-Week Module Courses
12:00‐13:30
Lunch
13:30‐14:30
Site Visit: Center for the Study of Violence from the University of São Paulo (NEV-USP) 
14:30‐18:00
Second-Week Module Courses
Friday, January 19, 2018
9:00‐12:00
Second-Week Module Courses
12:00‐13:30
Lunch
13:30-16:00
Second-Week Module Courses
16:00‐18:00
Late-Afternoon Seminar//Public Policies and Methods
“The Dynamic Pie Project: theory↔methods with dynamic compositional data”
Guy D. Whitten, Texas A&M University
Discussant:  Lorena G. Barberia, University of São Paulo
Saturday, January 20, 2018
Special Event:  Workshop on Coalitions in Presidential Regimes and Clarity of Responsibility in Latin America*
Monday, January 22, 2018
8:00‐9:00
3rd Module Student Registration
9:00‐12:00
Third-Week Module Courses
12:00‐13:30
Lunch
13:30‐16:00
Third-Week Module Courses
16:00-18:00

Late-Afternoon Seminar// Gender and Methods

"Recent research of gender bias in political science: A review of the evidence and a discussion of its implications"

Derek Beach, University of Aarhus
Allyson Benton, CIDE
Melani Cammett, Harvard University
Jason Seawright, Northwestern University

Tuesday, January 23, 2018
9:00‐12:30
Third-Week Module Courses
12:30‐13:30
Lunch
13:30‐14:30
Information Session “SAGE Research Methods – Online Resources” Bruno Machado, SAGE
14:00‐18:00
Third-Week Module Courses
Wednesday, January 24, 2018
9:00‐12:00
Third-Week Module Courses
12:00‐13:30
Lunch
13:30-18:00
Third-Week Module Courses
Thursday, January 25, 2018
9:00‐12:00
Third-Week Module Courses
12:00‐14:00
Special Event - Poster Exhibition and Luncheon
14:00-18:00
Third-Week Module Courses
Friday, January 26, 2018
9:00‐12:00
Third-Week Module Courses
12:00‐13:00
Closing Ceremony