Proposals are now invited for the “Political Psychology and Political Education” section at the European Consortium of Political Research (ECPR) Graduate Conference in Innsbruck, Austria, in July, 2014. The submission deadline is 20 January 2014.
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The Society for Personality and Social Psychology Political Psychology Pre-Conference will be held on February 13, 2014 in Austin, Texas. The deadline for submission of abstracts is December 1.
Qualitative Psychology Pre-Conference and Special Interest Group, University of Illinois (May 21-24)
'Qualitative Psychology: Critical and Post-Structural Possibilities, Dialogues, and Practices' Pre-Conference and Special Interest Group at the 10th International Congress on Qualitative Inquiry, University of Illinois (May 21-24). Deadline for submission of abstracts is December 1.
A two-day multi-disciplinary conference on the complexities of doing citizenship in diverse societies will take place at Kingston University, London on the 18-19 December. The deadline for submissions is 18 November.
The National Science Foundation is providing funding for 10 political scientists (faculty and graduate students) to attend the 2014 International Workshop on Statistical Genetic Methods for Human Complex Traits in Boulder, Colorado. The application deadline is December 15.
A postdoc position is open at The Politics and Evolution (PoNE) Lab at the Department of Political Science and Government, Aarhus University in Denmark. The closing date for applications is December 1, 2013.
Building on the fruitful discussion from the JSC roundtable at the annual meeting last summer (http://www.ispp.org/jsc/blog/teaching-political-psychology), the JSC would like to continue it by inviting you to engage as well. We propose a conversation about experiences, pedagogies, and strategies for scholars interested in teaching political psychology classes. What are your ideas about teaching political psychology in undergraduate and graduate classes?
At the annual meeting last summer in Herzliya, Israel, the Junior Scholars Committee (JSC) hosted two roundtables that were well-attended and greatly appreciated by those in attendance. The theme to one of this year’s roundtables was Teaching Political Psychology. Specific to the discussion were challenges in teaching political psychology to undergraduate and graduate students. Four invited speakers engaged the audience in a conversation about experiences, pedagogies, and strategies for emerging scholars interested in teaching political psychology classes. Richard R. Lau (Rutgers University), Christ’l De Landtsheer (University of Antwerp), Richard Herrmann (The Ohio State University) and Linda Tropp (University of Massachusetts Amherst) generously shared their experiences and advice. The goal of the roundtable was to generate awareness about resources, textbooks, and syllabi that do exist, as well as to brainstorm for solutions to unmet needs of political psychology pedagogy. Also focused on was how to integrate political psychology into the existing curriculum and how to recruit students for these courses. The following is a short summary of this JSC roundtable.