Social Psychological & Historical Research into Collective Memories, Social Identities & Intergroup Relations
FINAL COST ACTION IS1205 CONFERENCE
University of Limerick, Ireland July 7-8, 2016
This international conference is organized in the framework of Cost Action IS1205 “Social Psychological dynamics of historical representations in the enlarged European Union”. The conference is hosted and organized by the Department of Psychology, University of Limerick, in collaboration with the Department of History and the Centre for Irish-German Studies, from University of Limerick.
This conference has 3 main objectives:
- To create interdisciplinary dialogue between participants from different fields (particularly between social psychologists and historians) and national contexts,
- To disseminate research findings on core themes of interest: the interplay between social representations of history or collective memories, social identities, and intergroup relations
- To generate knowledge and discussions between academics and stakeholders on relevant research findings regarding national histories, political mobilization, psychological resistance, coping mechanisms, and the transmission of collective memories.
Invited keynote speakers are internationally renowned experts:
Prof. Dr. Nyla Branscombe, Pioneer in social psychological approaches to history based collective emotions, Department of Psychology, University of Kansas, USA
Prof. Dr. Maria Grever, Director of the Center for Historical Culture, Erasmus University Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Dr. Brigitte Sion, Memory Studies and Memorial Practices, director of CICAD, an organization combating anti-Semitism in Geneva, Switzerland
Submissions are invited for oral or poster presentations
Deadline for the submission of abstracts: 20 March 2016
Deadline for registration: 25 May 2016