(ONLINE) Racism, Nationalism and Xenophobia - 3rd International Interdisciplinary Conference

Type: 
Conference
Date: 
June 8, 2020 to June 9, 2020
Location: 
Poland
Subject Fields: 
Women's & Gender History / Studies, Race / Ethnic Studies, Psychology, Humanities, Art, Art History & Visual Studies

CONFERENCE ONLINE

organized by InMind Support (https://www.facebook.com/inmindsupport/)

Scientific Committee:

Professor Wojciech Owczarski – University of Gdańsk

Professor Paulo Endo - University of São Paulo, Brazil

 

CFP:

Hestia 2021 Okinawa. Expertise in the aftermath of COVID-19: Unintended consequences, opportunity costs, and uncertainty in complex societies.

Type: 
Conference
Date: 
March 12, 2021 to March 15, 2021
Location: 
Japan
Subject Fields: 
Contemporary History, Journalism and Media Studies, Political Science, Psychology, Social Sciences

In response to the spread of COVID-19, political leaders around the world have adopted draconian measures to lock down economies and enforce ‘social distancing’. These measures were taken on the advice of ‘experts’ who based their prescriptions on constantly revised predictive computer models, which are themselves based on incomplete data on the spread and deadliness of the disease. But models by their nature tend to discount opportunity costs and unintended consequences from their calculations.

Call for Book Chapters: "Animal Fears and Phobias in Humans: Psychological and Physiological Perspectives"

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
July 31, 2020
Subject Fields: 
Psychology, Social Sciences, Animal Studies, Anthropology

Animal fear is a common phenomenon among humans, affecting children and adults alike. Previous studies have found that up to 40% of children in Australia suffer from a fear of animals such as spiders and snakes. While in the USA, 22% of adults report fear of snakes and 13% report a fear of dogs.

The Psychology of Global Crises: State Surveillance, Solidarity and Everyday Life

Type: 
Conference
Date: 
May 20, 2020 to May 30, 2020
Location: 
France
Subject Fields: 
Cultural History / Studies, Humanities, Psychology, Public Health, Social Sciences

THE PSYCHOLOGY OF GLOBAL CRISES: STATE SURVEILLANCE, SOLIDARITY AND EVERYDAY LIFE

May 20–30, 2020 at The American University of Paris (This is a virtual conference. Participate from wherever you are.) 

The deadline for submission is May 10, 2020. Submit your proposal using the form below.

H-Net Job Guide Weekly Report For H-Announce: 20 April - 27 April

Type: 
Home Office Notices (Jobs, Reviews)
Subject Fields: 
World History / Studies, Sociology, European History / Studies, Psychology, Environmental History / Studies

The following jobs were posted to the H-Net Job Guide from
20 April 2020 to 27 April 2020.  These job postings are included here based on the
categories selected by the list editors for H-Announce.  See the H-Net Job Guide website
at http://www.h-net.org/jobs/ for more information.  To contact the Job Guide, write to jobguide@mail.h-net.org, or call +1-517-432-5134 between 9 am and 5 pm US Eastern time.
 

Edited Collection on "Familial Influences on Superheroes"

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
April 10, 2020 to May 15, 2020
Location: 
Illinois, United States
Subject Fields: 
Area Studies, Film and Film History, Popular Culture Studies, Psychology

The edited collection, Familial Influences on Superheroes, will examine the role that the family plays on the development of the superhero as portrayed in radio, comics, graphic novels, television series, and feature films.  Many superheroes have experienced the trauma of losing (a) parent(s), which sets them apart from others.  Thus, the individuals that the superheroes gravitate towards become an integral part of their lives, to the point where they form a necessary and vital “familial network” of connections that would either replace those that were lost or never fully establish

ELIT (Empirical study of Literature Training Network) Call for applications

Type: 
Fellowship
Date: 
June 15, 2020
Subject Fields: 
Digital Humanities, Linguistics, Literature, Psychology, Social Sciences

Applications are invited for 10 PhD positions (ESRs) within the ELIT – Empirical study of Literature Training Network. These positions will be funded by the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under Marie Skłodowska-Curie grant agreement no. 860516.

[Deadline Extended] Chapters for "Coronavirus, Climate Crisis, and Eco-Anxiety: Psychology of Pandemics, Global Heating, and Planetary Hope"

Type: 
Call for Publications
Date: 
April 10, 2020
Subject Fields: 
Environmental History / Studies, Health and Health Care, Psychology, Public Health, Social Sciences

Chapter proposals are invited for an edited book called Coronavirus, Climate Crisis, and Eco-anxiety: Psychology of Pandemics, Global Heating, and Planetary Hope. Chapters should explore the psychological dimensions of the threats to human health and survival posed by pandemics such as the coronavirus, as well as by the accelerating global climate emergency. To cover the global scope of these threats, we seek contributions from around the world. Chapters might address questions like

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