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EASP – European Association of Social Psychology

Invitation to Submit Proposals for an EASP-SPSSI Joint Small Group Meeting in 2024 in North America

15.05.2023, by Media Account in EASP-SPSSI

Deadline: August 1, 2023

Dear colleagues,

Proposals are invited by August 1 for small group conferences to be held in 2024 (in North America). The funds are provided as part of a collaboration between the European Association of Social Psychology (EASP) and the Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues (SPSSI). The purpose of the collaboration is to help strengthen links between the two organizations so that members of each may have opportunities to discuss research questions of mutual interest.

Please see the EASP website: for details on the proposal criteria and proposal submission.

Colette Van Laar, Chair SPSSI International Conference Committee
& Wendy Rulkens - van den Hoogen, EASP Executive Officer

Previously funded conferences include:

Advances in LGBTIQ+ research – Contextual cues, debates, and legal changes.
Organizers: Tabea Hässler, Stats Atwood, Léïla Eisner and Thekla Morgenroth.
Boston, USA, October 20-22, 2022.

Society in the classroom: Integrating perspectives on how socioeconomic disparities unfold in educational settings.
Organizers: Jennifer Sheehy-Skeffington, Sébastien Goudeau and Nicole Stephens.
London School of Economics and Political Science; June 30-July 2 2022 (delayed due to covid pandemic).

Self-affirmation within Education: Exploring why, when, and how self-affirmation interventions are effective at reducing educational inequalities.
Organizers: Matthew J. Easterbrook, David Sherman and Peter Harris.
University of Sussex, UK; June 27-28, 2019.

Mapping Space/Place and Psychology
Organizers: Jessica Salvatore and Thomas Morton.
Pittsburgh USA June 2018.

To be Both (and More): Immigration and Identity Multiplicity.
Organizers: Fenella Fleischmann, Kay Deaux, Maykel Verkuyten and Shaun Wiley
Utrecht, Netherlands; September 2017.

Understanding hate crime: Multi-disciplinary analyses.
Organizers: Rupert Brown, Blair T. Johnson and Mark Walters
Connecticut, USA; June 2016.

Times are a-Changing but Men's Roles are Slow to Change: Developing a Research Agenda on the Underrepresentation of Men in Communal Roles.
Organizers: Toni Schmader and Colette Van Laar
Leuven, Belgium; November 5-7, 2015

The Great Recession and Social Class Divides
Organizers: Susan Fiske and Miguel Moya
Princeton, New Jersey, USA; September 2014

Proactive Behavior across Group Boundaries: Seeking and Maintaining Positive Interactions with Outgroup Members
Organizers: Todd Pittinsky, Birte Siem and Stefan Sturmer.
Stony Brook, NY, USA; November 2012

Meaning and Existential Psychology
Organizers: Travis Proulx and Kees van den Bos
Tilburg, The Netherlands; November 2011

Forgotten Alternatives: Denaturalizing Conditions of Injustice and Exclusion
Organizers: Michelle Fine, Susan Opotow, Xenia Chryssochoou, and Dario Spini
New York, USA; March 2010

Uncertainty and Extremism
Organizers: Michael Hogg, Kees van den Bos, and Arie Kruglanski
Los Angeles, USA; November 2009

Intergroup contact: Recent advancements in basic and applied research
Organizers: Oliver Christ, Miles Hewstone, Linda Tropp, Ulrich Wagner
Marburg, Germany; August 2008

International Perspectives on Immigration. Immigrants and Hosts: Perceptions, Interactions, and Transformations. A Small Group Meeting in Honor of Kenneth Dion
Organizers: Kay Deaux, Victoria Esses, Ulrich Wagner, Rupert Brown, and Richard Lalonde.
Toronto, Canada; May/June 2007

Multiple Perspectives on Real World Helping and Social Action.
Organizers: Allen Omoto, Elena Marta, Debra Mashek, Maura Pozzi, Mark Snyder, and Stefan Stürmer.
Long Beach, USA; June 2006

The Social Psychological Analysis of Social Inclusion and Exclusion.
Organizers: Victoria Esses, Dominic Abrams, and Miles Hewstone
Canterbury, UK; Sept 2003

Prejudice and Racism
Organizers: Miguel Moya, Armando Rodriguez, Jacques-Philippe Leyens, and Jack Dovidio
Granada, Spain; May 2001