Prof. dr. André Blais (Université de Montréal) will conduct a master class for PhD students on how to conduct research on voting behaviour. This is the first lecture of the Leuven-Montréal Winter School on Electoral Behaviour (Leuven,15-22 January 2015). This master class is open to all PhD students within the PartiRep network, please contact Ms. R. Dassonneville (Ruth.Dassonneville@soc.kuleuven.be). On Friday, January 16, prof. dr. Michael Lewis-Beck (University of Iowa) will conduct a similar master class on the theory of economic voting. Other professors at this Winter School are Patrick Fournier (Montréal), Claes de Vreese (Amsterdam) and Romain Lachat (Barcelona).