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Psychology Colleagues from The Open University to Present at the SPSSI Conference in June

Congratulations to Dr Nihan Albayrak-Aydemir, Dr Laura McGrath, Dr Evangelos Ntontis and Dr Sandra Obradovic in the School of Psychology & Counselling (The OU), who have successfully secured the Open Psychology Research Centre (OPRC) fund and have been accepted to present at the Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues (SPSSI) conference in San… Continue reading Psychology Colleagues from The Open University to Present at the SPSSI Conference in June

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Revisiting ‘In Dialogue with Dr Sandra Obradovic 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 Sandra's talk: ‘Past, Present and Future: How We Use History to Make Sense of Politics’ Sue: What is this talk all about? Sandra: The talk is about a few different research projects that… Continue reading Revisiting ‘In Dialogue with Dr Sandra Obradovic about her Talk at the OPRC Launch Event’

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In Dialogue with Dr Sandra Obradovic about her Talk at the OPRC Launch Event

‘Past, Present and Future: How We Use History to Make Sense of Politics’ Sue: What is this talk all about? Sandra: The talk is about a few different research projects that I have been involved in that broadly focus on examining the relationship between history and group identities. More specifically, the different projects each explore… Continue reading In Dialogue with Dr Sandra Obradovic about her Talk at the OPRC Launch Event

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Past, Present and Future: How We Use History to Make Sense of Politics

References to history seem to become more and more commonplace within political rhetoric. Golden eras, better days and the romanticization of history sits uncomfortably with the rising criticism of how historical figures, statues, street names and commemorations paint a particular version of history that disregards the negative acts and events of ‘our’ country. Both of… Continue reading Past, Present and Future: How We Use History to Make Sense of Politics

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New developments in psychology: insights from our research groups

Recently, members of the School's research groups recorded their conversations with other academics in their fields: Paul Stenner from CuSP talked to Prof. Sonia Livingstone about social psychology, the internet and young people's lives todayDavid Kaposi from PHeW talked to Prof. Peter Fonagy about openness, psychoanalysis, mentalisation and trustSarah Laurence from FCRG talked to Prof.… Continue reading New developments in psychology: insights from our research groups