Please follow this link to view a story in New York Magazine highlighting the aticle by Rose McDermott and Pete Hatemi on the effect of genetics on human history featured in Advances in Political Psychology .
What's going on in ISPP?
This area of the site is for us to let you know what's going on in the world of ISPP, inform you of upcoming events and deadlines, and to provide our members with a place to share news and announce upcoming events and opportunities that they might have.
Most Recent Announcements
The introduction of genetic methods into political science necessitates training the political science community in these methods. The National Science Foundation (SES-1258678) will subvent tuition for 10 political scientists (faculty and graduate students) to attend the 2015 International Workshop on Statistical Genetic Methods for Human Complex Traits. The attached announcement provides details on applying for this funding. The deadline is 15 December 2014.
Please see the following announcement regarding the 1st Gothenburg-Barcelona workshop on experimental political science. The deadline for paper proposals is 31 January 2015. More information can also be found at this link:
New Book: Collective Memory: How Collective Representations about the Past are Created, Preserved an
Please see the following announcement of a new book, soon to be released, Collective Memory: How Collective Representations about the Past are Created, Preserved and Reproduced by Rauf R. Garagozov (Center for Strategic Studies, Baku, Azerbaijan).
Please see this link for a full job description and details for the position of Director of Research at The Center for Victims of Torture.
Diane Abbott explains the 'Crisis of Masculinity' through the fundamental shift in political structures and economic power distribution in the last decades. Unlike the feminist movement, there has been no true political movement to redefine the role and identity of men in society, a void which has resulted in a crisis of masculine identity. The video is available here: http://iai.tv/video/the-crisis-of-masculinity
Please see the following announcement regarding the call for nominations for ISPP's 2015 Governing Council elections. The deadline for nominations is 30 October 2014.
Please see the following annoouncement with information and presenter details for the 2015 SPSP Political Psychology Pre-conference. The deadline for poster and paper swap submissions is 20 December 2014.