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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

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Covid-19 and a narrative psychology of how the political became personal

A report from the 3rd UK Annual Political Psychology Conference by Dr Kesi Mahendran, Senior Lecturer in Social Psychology, Open University and Chair-Elect of the Political Psychology Section. As the closing event of the 3rd UK Political Psychology Conference, we hosted a panel ‘Political Resistance and the Covid-19 Crisis’ which brought together an extraordinary group… Continue reading Covid-19 and a narrative psychology of how the political became personal

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The 3rd Annual UK Political Psychology Conference: 11-15th January 2021 FREE TO ATTEND

The 3rd Annual UK Political Psychology Conference gathers scholars at all career stages to analyse the big political questions of the day. The conference brings together a selection of leading and emerging academics in the field of Political Psychology from around the UK and beyond.  The organising committee would like to welcome anyone to attend… Continue reading The 3rd Annual UK Political Psychology Conference: 11-15th January 2021 FREE TO ATTEND

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School academics in radio election special

A BBC Radio Wales / BBC Sounds programme 'Vote for Me – The Science of Personality Politics' will be broadcast at 18.30 on Tuesday 3rd November and again at 5.30 on Wednesday 4th November. Dr Kesi Mahendran, a political psychologist who works on the dialogue between citizens and their governments  discusses the rise in populist… Continue reading School academics in radio election special