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In Dialogue with Professor Stephanie Taylor about her Talk at the OPRC Launch Event

‘A Positive Legacy? Creative Subjectivities in the Wake of the Pandemic’ Sue: What’s this talk all about, Stephanie? Stephanie: This talk is about creativity. We all understand the word and probably share some similar views about what it means and about the kinds of people who are creative. The understanding and views are part of… Continue reading In Dialogue with Professor Stephanie Taylor about her Talk at the OPRC Launch Event

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In Dialogue with Professor Paul Stenner about his Talk at the OPRC Launch Event

'The Experience of Time in Pandemics and Beyond: Views from an Open Psychology' Eka: What’s this talk all about, Paul? Paul: In this talk I’m trying to make sense of how we experience time, and why that matters to us. Time is quite difficult to get your head around, but I have a hunch that the way time… Continue reading In Dialogue with Professor Paul Stenner about his Talk at the OPRC Launch Event

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Energetic Openings: Intersectional Psychology and Social Justice Trajectories

CuSP Strand Lead Professor Stephanie Taylor introduces Professor Ann Phoenix (University College, London), followed by Ann's talk and commentaries from Dr Johanna Motzkau and Dr Jovan Byford (The OU) and Q&A session. In recent years, the international psychotherapy field has seen an increasing recognition of the role that client preferences play in the psychotherapy decision-making… Continue reading Energetic Openings: Intersectional Psychology and Social Justice Trajectories

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Critical and Discursive Psychological Approaches to Bullying

Bullying is a broad concept describing a spectrum of abuses of power that function to harm individuals and groups. Much bullying is initiated, conducted and permitted through discourse, so psychological research is shifting to take greater account of the role of language. Wetherell’s Critical Discursive Psychology integrates 'macro-level' social discourses and 'micro-level' interactions. Illustrating this approach with… Continue reading Critical and Discursive Psychological Approaches to Bullying

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Contestation at the borderlands between migration, childhood and care: An exploration of child language brokers and lone child migrants

In this talk, Professor Sarah Crafter draws on her work with child language brokers and separated child migrants to argue that when psychology is ‘OPEN’ to viewing childhood through a critical-developmental lens, we can better understand the richness and complexities of diverse childhoods. In particular, she looks at the intersection between migration, childhood and care… Continue reading Contestation at the borderlands between migration, childhood and care: An exploration of child language brokers and lone child migrants