Apply to be a Member of the ISPP Early Career Committee (ECC)

Apply to be a Member of the ISPP Early Career Committee (ECC) The ISPP Early Career Committee (ECC) is now accepting applications to the 2019-2020 ECC! To make our committee more representative of ISPP’s membership, we encourage applications from every continent.  Applications due by May 3, 2019. To apply online or for more information, visit https://www.ispp.org/ecc (Note: you must also… Read More Apply to be a Member of the ISPP Early Career Committee (ECC)

Voting by your personality?

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

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

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?

How and When do Children Understand Conflict-Related Groups? By Laura K. Taylor [1]; Jocelyn Dautel [1]; Risa Rylander [1]; Ana Tomovska Misoska [2]; Edona Maloku [3]. 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

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

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

Update on Academics in Turkey

“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