Association for Women in Psychology presents Sexual Agency/Sexual Rights conference

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Logo by Abigail Baer

Conference Coordinators Sharon Lamb & Debra Mollen

“Our theme is Sexual Agency/Sexual Rights, inclusive of Reproductive Justice. Invited speakers will inspire members to think deeply and critically about reproductive justice and sexual agency. Conference workshops (with opportunities to earn CE credits) will begin on Thursday, March 5, 2020, followed by a welcome reception from 5 to 7pm and late-night presentations and discussions on sex, sexuality, and disability. Loretta Ross’ keynote starts a full day of presentations on Friday, concluding with feminist karaoke. Saturday opens with the annual awards ceremony and a plenary session where three scholars, Laina Bay-Cheng, Deb Tolman, and Alexandra Rutherford discuss sexual agency and neoliberalism. Saturday night begins with a show by Austin transgender comedian https://www.carinamagyar.com/ and ends with a dance party hosted by an Austin DJ. Presentations and our closing ceremony end the conference by midday Sunday.”

Learn more at www.awpsych.org

Call for Papers: ISPP 2020 Annual Meeting

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Call for Papers!

Come join us at the 2020 International Society of Political Psychology Annual Meeting July 14 - July 17, 2020 in Berlin, Germany at the Maritim Hotel. The submission portal will be open from today through 1 December 2019 for papers, posters, blitz presentations, panels, and roundtables.    

Conference ThemePolarization, Misinformation, and Entrenched Group Conflict: Harnessing Political Psychology to Find Solutions to Problems New and Old 
President: Nicholas A. Valentino (University of Michigan)
Program Co-chairs: Thomas Craemer (University of Connecticut) & Lilliana Mason (University of Maryland)

Submissions

To begin the submission process, please go to the 2020 ISPP Annual Meeting event website and select the "Submission Types" tab along the top of the page. You will have a choice of submitting a paper, poster, blitz presentation, panel, or roundtable. Read about the various submission types on each page, and click the "Submit Here" button to make your submission. You can also select the Conference within the Conference tab to read about this conference feature. Once you arrive at the submission portal you must sign in and verify your information, then follow the screen prompts to submit your proposal. If you do not already have an account with ISPP, you are required to create one at the sign in page before making your submission. 

We welcome proposals for papers, posters, blitz presentations, panels, and roundtables, on any area of political psychology including, but not limited to, the application of experimental designs, public opinion surveys, and narrative approaches to the study of political ideology, political behavior, human values, social justice, cultural norms, personality dynamics, social identification, intergroup relations, political leadership, collective action, protest, and societal transformation.

We are interested in bringing together new research from a range of disciplines: political science, psychology, sociology, economics, anthropology, biology, communication, history, philosophy, and other disciplines. We hope to bring about an exciting intellectual exchange that will enrich the study of political psychology and help us to better understand the dynamics of society and politics in the world today.

To begin the submission process, please click below:

Call for Applications: 2020-21 Fellows-in-Residence at the Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics at Harvard University

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The Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics at Harvard University announces the 2020-21 Call for Applications for the following fellowship program:

Fellows-in-Residence

Application deadline: November 15, 2019

The Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics at Harvard University invites applications from a broad range of researchers and practitioners who will work over the course of the year on pressing issues in ethics. Faculty in arts and sciences and professional schools, postdoctoral scholars, practitioners, and researchers from industry, government, and NGOs are eligible to apply.

Priority will be given to early career scholars and practitioners whose work closely aligns with our theme, the “Ethics of Technological and Biomedical Innovation,” but we reserve some "open" slots for senior scholars and practitioners, and for exceptionally competitive applicants whose work in ethics falls outside this scope. The goal will be to craft a cohort in which all fellows will find valuable intellectual partnerships to support and spur their work.

All Fellows-in-Residence will be expected to devote the majority of their time to their individual projects and to participate in regular work-in-progress seminars. In addition, Fellows are strongly encouraged to participate in the Center's programming, which includes public lectures, themed seminars and reading groups, conferences, workshops, and lunch discussions.

Under our current theme, the Center is pleased to offer joint fellowship opportunities with the following Centers:

Please forward this notice to promising candidates. 

More information on program requirements and application instructions can be found on our website.

 

Yours sincerely,

Emily Bromley 
Felowships and Programs Manager
Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics