ISPP President’s Message, Spring 2019 By David Redlawsk (ISPP President) Welcome from ISPP! Looking forward to Lisbon As we count down the months to our next Annual Scientific Meeting in Lisbon, Portugal, I am happy to tell you that ISPP is continuing to thrive. Under the guidance of our 2019 Program Chairs, Dr. Angela Bos… Read More ISPP President’s Message, Spring 2019
Voting by your personality? By Julian Aichholzer(University of Vienna) Whether or not our basic patterns of thoughts and feelings, our personality, are related to politics is a long-standing question in political psychology. Research bridging psychology and political science is foremost concerned with the deep-rooted individual differences, such as basic value orientations, moral principles, or personality… Read More Voting by your personality?
ISPP Scholars Under Threat: Report of the ISPP International Observation Team, February 2019 By Dr. David Redlawsk (ISPP President); Dr. Jolanda van der Noll (ISPP Director of Communications); Dr. Hulda Thorisdottir (ISPP Governing Council Member) Over the past three years, there has been an ongoing threat to Academic Freedom in Turkey, as the government has… Read More ISPP Scholars Under Threat: Report of the ISPP International Observation Team, February 2019
Executive Director’s Corner February 2019 Notices regarding acceptances and rejections for submissions for our 2019 Annual Meeting in Lisbon went out earlier this month. If you submitted a proposal and did not receive notice of acceptance or rejection, please e-mail our Program Committee HERE. We had nearly a record number of submissions for this year, and our… Read More Executive Director’s Corner February 2019
How and When do Children Understand Conflict-Related Groups? By Laura K. Taylor ; Jocelyn Dautel ; Risa Rylander ; Ana Tomovska Misoska ; Edona Maloku . Over 350 million children live in conflict-affected areas. Those born after peace agreements, or in the ‘post-accord generation,’ however, are still socialised in settings of protracted conflict. Symbols are often key… Read More How and When do Children Understand Conflict-Related Groups?
ISPP Mentoring Program For Early Career Faculty Members By the ISPP Mentoring Committee The ISPP Mentoring Program aims to pair early career faculty members (i.e., up to 8 years after earning their PhD) with senior colleagues who can provide advice and support for those who are just giving their first steps in the academia during (at least)… Read More ISPP Mentoring Program For Early Career Faculty Members
Report of the International Observers in Turkey By Felicia Pratto, Stephen Reicher, Fergus Neville and Anna Kende It is one thing to hear that there are baseless political trials; it is another to witness them in person and observe their effects. The Turkish government has been using its three-judge “panel” courts, which are devoted to political… Read More Report of the International Observers in Turkey
The ISPP Governing Council believes that there is a responsibility to increase the level of support given to our colleagues in Turkey. In this post we outline three initiatives including the launch of a dedicated donation drive through the ISPP web page, a letter writing scheme and a job-matching scheme.… Read More ISPP Efforts to Help Turkish Scholars
“First of all, we would like to thank those who have shown up, spoke up and shared ideas and experiences with us during the ISPP and EASP conferences this past summer. We are working on creating an efficient online solidarity and feedback system for local as well as international colleagues who are at risk. We will have more updates on this in the coming months….”… Read More Update on Academics in Turkey
Contribution to the topic of identity by Yasemin Acar. Yasemin Acar is a PhD student based at Claremont Graduate University in Claremont, California. Her research interests focus on the real world manifestations of intergroup relations and social identity dynamics as seen through political protest and social activism. She focuses especially on the context of Turkey. She is currently based in Istanbul where she is conducting research and teaching social psychology.… Read More ‘Our hyphenated selves: What it means to be a “__________” – American’ by Yasemin Acar