The Centre for Research on the European Matrix (CRonEM) at the School of Politics, University of Surrey is organizing a Summer School on ‘Resistance, protest and social change in the EU’. The Summer School will take place between the 23rd and 28th of June 2014 and targets postgraduate (Taught and Research) students across the world. Main aim of the Summer School is to spread interest and promote training in the study of the European Union focusing upon the changing nature of the EU. Postgraduate students are invited to apply to this exciting opportunity that is funded by the Jean Monnet Programme of the European Union. Registration deadline: 31 May 2014
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The deadline for abstracts for the EASP Small Group Meeting on Psychological Perspectives on Collective Victimhood and its Consequences for Intergroup Relations, taking place in Verona, Italy (25-27 June) has been extended to 1 March, 2014.
Unpublished research on psychological predictors of collective is being sought for a meta-analysis, conducted by Martijn van Zomeren, Tom Postmes and Russell Spears. The deadline for submissions is April 1, 2014.
Social/political psychologists Tereza Capelos and Steve Reicher offer their perspectives on the Scottish independence referendum in this article from the BBC.
Proposals are being sought from Junior Scholars to publish a monograph or edited volume as part of a new series in Political Psychology from Palgrave Macmillan.
DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS IS MARCH 1st 2014.
The Political Psychology Standing Group has secured 8 panels at the 8th ECPR General Conference Glasgow, 2014, September 3-6 2014 and deadline for your paper and panel proposals is February 15th . The POLITICAL PSYCHOLOGY SECTION (S046): Political Psychology in Europe: Advances, Theoretical Debates and Empirical Applications invites research-based papers investigating the following topics: personality in politics, political ambition and motives, political decision-making, political scandals, political marketing, political communication and the Internet, leadership and policy fiasco’s, political knowledge, party or candidate preference, political opinions, political values, political emotions, and neuropolitics. In addition, the section invites papers on political socialization structures and processes, political identity development, political distrust and cynicism, political violence and terrorism, multiculturalism, fanaticism, group identifications, and civic competence.