Psychology, Social Psychology

Open University Psychology Society Conference

Our Prof. John Dixon together with Dr John Dury, Prof. Mark Levine and Prof Stephen Reicher will be talking about cutting-edge social psychological research at the Open University Psychological Society conference on the 3rd of March 2018. Check out this link for more information: #Q83socialpsychology.  

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Psychology, Social Psychology

Liminality and experience

The Social Psychology Research Group (SPRG) had its first gathering of the year. As usual, we discussed the output of a colleague: Professor Paul Stenner’s forthcoming book Liminality and Experience - A Transdisciplinary Approach to the Psychosocial. The book discusses essential issues at the core of the discipline; in fact, it poses the very question… Continue reading Liminality and experience

Psychology, Social Psychology

Things and words: a critical discursive approach to new technologies

Over on the DD317 - Advancing Social Psychology - blog Stephanie Taylor reviews an interesting new book and presents a view of new technologies that is informed by critical discursive psychology. In a season when people are acquiring lots of things, as gifts and in New Year sales, I have enjoyed reading a new book on… Continue reading Things and words: a critical discursive approach to new technologies

Psychology, Social Psychology

Past Voices and Present Voices: Feminists Making a POW in the Now

Over on the Psychology’s Feminist Voices blog, Katherine Hubbard has written a post about some work she's done with our Rose Capdevila about people’s engagement with the Psychology of Women Section (POWS) of the British Psychological Society - just recently renamed the Psychology of Women and Equalities Section (POWeS). One of the most wonderful things about Psychology’s Feminist Voices is its resurrection of the voices… Continue reading Past Voices and Present Voices: Feminists Making a POW in the Now