Thanks for attending #BecauseTheInternet, the ECN’s first ever virtual conference for early career researchers within the politics discipline.
Held between the 13 to 24th July (2020), #BecauseTheInternet was an online conference that brought together 249 PhD Students and early-career researchers to network, present their research, to receive feedback, and to engage in a number upskilling workshops.
The conference utilised the content delivery approach, and all participants had two weeks to participate. In total there were over 380 comments and over 160 hours’ worth of presentations watched. Participants also benefited from a special keynote address by Pippa Norris, one of the world’s most prominent political science researchers, on the topic of ‘Pandemics, Populists and Skeptical Trust’