USA election

Retracing the 2020 American Presidential Election Campaign

Thu 19 Nov 2020

Join us for a live (online) interactive retrospective on the ins and outs of the 2020 US Presidential Election Campaign. Building on a podcast series covering the campaign, we’ll be analysing the moments and stories that shifted the campaign with experts from Politics and Media Studies. The event will include an audience Q&A, as well as dramatic recreations of major campaign moments, and a Kahoot survey on the next phase of US politics.



Led by:

Dr Matthew Wall, a senior lecturer / Associate Professor in Politics at Swansea University and an expert in campaign dynamics. Dr Richard Thomas (Senior Lecturer in Media and Communication) and Dr Allaina Kilby (Lecturer in Media and Communication)


Swansea University’s Department of Computer Science; Department of Media and Communication; Volcano Theatre; Ladbrookes/Coral betting who are providing the odds data for the presidential campaign event

This event is part of the Being Human festival, the UK’s only national festival of the humanities, taking place 12–22 November. Led by the School of Advanced Study, University of London, in partnership with the Arts & Humanities Research Council and the British Academy. For further information please see