Since the ECPR’s foundation in the early 1970s, one of its key events has been its annual Research Sessions where a fixed number of cross-national groups of researchers meet over a few days to discuss the early stages of research projects. Over the years, this has led to the establishment of several long-term research projects and resulted in many publications. The next ECPR Research Session will be held on July 9th- 12th, 2013 at the University of Essex. Call for proposals is now open. The deadline for all proposals is 25 March 2013.
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Call for applications for the International Society of Political Psychology - Summer Academy (ISPP- SA) is now Open! The deadline for applications submission is on March 15th, 2013.
We are pleased to announce our second call for submissions for the ISPP—Junior Scholars Blog on the theme of the ‘Psychological Consequences of the Economic Recession’. The maximum words limit is between 800- 1,000 words and the deadline is on March 15, 2013.
This piece on identity is by Angel Saavedra Cisneros. Angel is an Assistant Professor at The University of Texas-Pan American. His work focuses on political behavior and Latino politics. His main areas of focus are Mexican electoral politics and the origin of Latino political attitudes and behavior in the United States. More recently he has started to explore the usefulness of latent value dimensions in non-white populations in predicting ideology and partisanship in the U.S.
The Cultural Psychology Research Group at the University of Kansas in collaboration with members of the Liberation Psychology Collective at the University of Costa Rica announce a call for papers on the theme of "Decolonizing Psychological Science" to appear as a special thematic section of the Journal of Social and Political Psychology (JSPP).
This piece on the topic of identity is by Yashpal Jogdand. Yaspal is a PhD student based at the University of St Andrews, Scotland, UK. He is deeply interested in the issues of self-respect and human dignity at the individual as well as group level. His PhD project at St Andrews specifically deals with the phenomenology of humiliation in the Dalit context and an experimental analysis of the conditions under which humiliation might lead to collective action.