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EASP – European Association of Social Psychology

Call for Papers: ESCON Transfer of Knowledge Conference 2021

08.02.2021, by Tina Keil in call for papers

September 13-16th, 2021, University of Salzburg, Austria; Submission deadline: March 31st, 2021

Salzburg, Austria, Photo by Zénó Tóth
Salzburg, Austria, Photo by Zénó Tóth

After the meeting last year had to be canceled, we are happy to announce the next Social Cognition Network (ESCON) Transfer of Knowledge Conference in Salzburg, September 13th -16th, 2021!

ESCON’s main aims are to promote European research collaboration in social cognition and to help the transfer of knowledge from senior researchers to younger ones. The annual conferences are particularly instrumental for building cutting-edge collaborative research programs as well as for the training, promotion, and networking of junior researchers.

Everyone who self-identifies as a social cognition researcher is encouraged to submit their work for presentation. The deadline for the submission of your contribution is March 31st, 2021. You can submit your abstract and information here: Those who wish to attend the meeting without presenting a paper are encouraged to register by June 30th, 2021. Finally, Ph.D. candidates developing cutting-edge research are encouraged to apply to the Best Paper Award.

To make ESCON 2021 possible, we have support from sponsors (e.g., the EASP), but we still have to ask for a participation fee (which will be announced on the conference webpage). Registration fees will include workshops on Monday afternoon, lunch packages on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday, a conference dinner with a concert on Tuesday, snacks at the Welcome Reception on Monday, and a Farewell Party on Thursday. However, participants are asked to self-organize their accommodations. If you plan to attend, make sure to make reservations early. Recommendations will be announced on the conference webpage soon.

Should the travel and event restrictions still be given in the summer, we may cancel the ESCON 2021 Transfer of Knowledge meeting (what we do not hope, however!).

Please explore our webpage ( for further information. The webpage will be updated continuously. You can reach us at

Looking forward to welcoming you to ESCON!
The Organizing Committee in Salzburg,
Jochim Hansen, Eva Jonas, and Lukas Thürmer