ISPP 2018 Conference Beyond Borders and Boundaries: Perspectives from Political Psychology San Antonio, Texas, USA July 4-8, 2018
We invite you to participate in the Annual Meeting of the International Society of Political Psychology in San Antonio, Texas, USA, and submit your newest research!
This year we are particularly interested in proposals that provide new theoretical or empirical insights into the dynamics of boundary making and boundary contestation.
The border controls resulting from the “refugee crisis”, the plans for a USA-Mexico border wall, the rise of radical right populism, and increased social inequalities exemplify boundary making in different forms, resisted and contested by many social movements and politicians who strive to weaken such boundaries by enhancing cohesion and empowerment. These opposing forces of making and breaking boundaries are intertwined and occur in parallel. Submissions on other topics in political psychology are also welcome.
The conference emphasizes theoretical and methodological plurality and hopes to bring together new research from, but not limited to, the fields of psychology, political science, sociology, economics, communication, and history.
We are happy to announce our Keynote Speakers: Jack Citrin (University of California, Berkeley, USA), Don Haider-Markel (University of Kansas, USA), Stephen Wright (Simon Fraser University, Canada) and the Presidential Address of Eva G. T. Green (University of Lausanne, Switzerland).
Keynotes and invited symposia will tackle urgent issues in political psychology: populism and immigration, LGBTQ representation, dehumanization, social inequality, scholars at risk and more. We will also have invited symposia focusing on political psychology in Latin America with speakers from various Latin American countries. In addition, we are looking forward to your submissions for poster presentations, individual talks, symposia, and roundtable discussions.
We are concerned that USA travel restrictions may prevent prospective attendees from affected countries/states from travelling to San Antonio and in such cases, we will work to enable online presentations or other means of assistance.
The meeting will take place during San Antonio’s 300th anniversary, with many special events in celebration. Start planning your trip to include not only ISPP’s Annual Meeting, but also taking in the amazing sights, cultural, and top-rated culinary options the 2018 conference location has to offer!
We are looking forward to seeing you in San Antonio!
Submission Deadline: December 16, 2017
More information [http://www.ispp.org/meetings]
Sincerely, Bethany Albertson (Conference Co-Chair, University of Texas at Austin, USA) Frank Asbrock (Conference Co-Chair, Chemnitz University of Technology, Germany) Eva G. T. Green (ISPP President, University of Lausanne, Switzerland)