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Revisiting ‘In Dialogue with Dr Kesi Mahendran about her talk at the OPRC Launch Event’

Blogs from the 'In Dialogue' series are attracting a lot of attention. In case you missed this, below is the blog about Kesi's talk: ‘Can the Public Rule the World? From Personal Narratives to Transglobal Public Dialogue on Human Mobility’ Sue: Hello Kesi, please tell me, what’s this talk all about? Kesi: The talk is… Continue reading Revisiting ‘In Dialogue with Dr Kesi Mahendran about her talk at the OPRC Launch Event’

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What stories make worlds, what worlds make stories – Book review

Photo credit: Shutterstock Stories Changing Lives: Narratives and Paths towards Social Change Edited by Corinne Squire (Oxford, University Press). Reviewed by Kesi Mahendran, Sue Nieland, Anthony English and Nicola Magnusson all within the Public Dialogue Psychology Collaboratory, Open Psychology Research Centre, The Open University. https://www.publicdialoguepsychologycolab.co.uk/ Psychologists have always been preoccupied with stories: the ones that… Continue reading What stories make worlds, what worlds make stories – Book review

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In Dialogue with Dr Kesi Mahendran about her talk at the OPRC Launch Event

‘Can the Public Rule the World? From Personal Narratives to Transglobal Public Dialogue on Human Mobility’ Sue: Hello Kesi, please tell me, what’s this talk all about? Kesi: The talk is really about the public’s capacities. When we say the public it is quite different than saying participants or individuals. The public refers to how… Continue reading In Dialogue with Dr Kesi Mahendran about her talk at the OPRC Launch Event

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Can the Public Rule the World: Public Dialogue Psychology Collaboratory

Dr Kesi Mahendran introduces the work of new Public Dialogue Psychology Collaboratory (PDPC). Within PDPC citizens are brought into direct dialogue with political narratives on sovereignty, freedom of movement, European/global citizenship and multilateralism. They are invited to rule the world and make decisions about its future. The post-pandemic period is likely to intensify polarisation between… Continue reading Can the Public Rule the World: Public Dialogue Psychology Collaboratory

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Opening Psychology Launch highlights 4 – Political Psychology presentations

The launch programme for the School's new research centre will feature online political psychology research presentations from Dr Sandra Obradovic and Dr Kesi Mahendran. Hold these dates! Attend the whole launch programme or select the events that interest you. Registration is free and now open on this link.  Open Psychology Research Centre website: https://www.open.ac.uk/centres/psychology/  Thursday 1st July 09.40  Dr Sandra Obradovic      … Continue reading Opening Psychology Launch highlights 4 – Political Psychology presentations