Donnerstag, 16. Januar 2020

#CFP: 2nd multi-disciplinary conference on #food and #poverty in the UK; King’s College London, UK; 23-24 June 2020

CFP - The 2nd multi-disciplinary research conference on food and poverty in the UK: Evidence for Change

23rd & 24th June 2020, Bush House, King's College London

 

Following on from the inaugural research conference on UK food insecurity in 2018, Drs Rachel Loopstra and Hannah Lambie-Mumford are hosting a second research conference in June 2020 at King's College London. The conference theme is 'Evidence for Change', and the conference will focus on highlighting both the evidence base which demonstrates the need for change but also on how and what research evidence can be change-making.

 

The aim of the conference is to build understanding on how food insecurity research can make a difference to policy, practice, and lived experience. It will do this through showcasing research findings to a varied audience and exploring how to enhance the usability of evidence from the perspective of stakeholders including policy makers and practitioners.

The conference will have at its heart the importance of excellent research, collaboration and building relationships with research stakeholders. Academic paper streams will feature as part of a varied programme of panel sessions, workshops and plenaries.  Panel sessions will include voices from within central, devolved, and local government, and civil society organisations. There will also be workshops on conducting academic research in partnership with non-academic stakeholders and methods for doing so.

 

The conference will also be an opportunity to showcase primary research from across the UK in numerous paper sessions throughout the conference.

 

Call for Papers - Deadline: 28th February 2020, 17.00

 

To meet our conference aims, we are inviting academics, students, third-sector organisations and other applied or policy researchers conducting research on intersections of food and poverty in the UK to submit abstracts for consideration into the conference programme. Papers will be grouped according to how they fit with the following themes, though papers that fall outside these themes are also welcome to be submitted.

             Measuring and conceptualising the relationship between poverty and food experiences, including 'food insecurity'

             Lived experiences of food and poverty in the UK

             Determinants of household food insecurity and food bank usage in the UK

             Debates and dilemmas in the provision of charitable food assistance

             Public policy, welfare reform, and food insecurity

             Faith and food provision

             Evaluations of food insecurity interventions

             Health and nutritional impacts of food insecurity in the UK

             Social and emotional impacts of food insecurity in the UK

             Economic impacts of food insecurity in the UK

             UK food insecurity in comparative perspective

 

To make a submission, please use the abstract submission form on the conference website. https://enuf.org.uk/events/2nd-uk-research-conference-food-and-poverty-evidence-change

 

If you have any difficulties, please get in touch with connect@enuf.org.uk.

 

Please note: if you and collaborators/colleagues would like to submit a group of papers on a specific theme or research study, you may want to consider a group submission through the workshop proposal submission page. Please find more detail about these submissions under the workshop tab on the conference website: https://enuf.org.uk/events/2nd-uk-research-conference-food-and-poverty-evidence-change

Mittwoch, 25. Dezember 2019

#Discourse Unit Diary Spring 2020 #CriticalPsychology


o DISCOURSE UNIT DIARY, VOL. 31, NO. 1 (SPRING 2020)

 

This DU Diary now gives a snapshot of upcoming events. Our events schedule is now continually updated at the bottom of the home page of www.discourseunit.com See you there!

 

□□ EVENTS □□

 

□□ MANCHESTER MEETINGS □□

 

For details of seminars in University of Manchester see: http://events.manchester.ac.uk/calendar/tag:lectures/tag:seminars/

 

▫▫▫ 11 MARCH 2020: PSYCHOLOGY THROUGH CRITICAL AUTO-ETHNOGRAPHY –

 

University of Manchester Sarah Fielden Seminar Series, OPEN LECTURE, Wednesday 11 March 2020, 4pm, Room C5.1, Ellen Wilkinson Building , PSYCHOLOGY THROUGH CRITICAL AUTO-ETHNOGRAPHY: INSTITUTING EDUCATION, Ian Parker, Honorary Professorial Research Fellow, MIE, University of Manchester - This lecture examines the discipline of psychology as a form of educational practice, exploring the student experience, the world of psychological research, how psychology is taught, how alternative critical movements have emerged inside the discipline, and the role of psychology in coercive management practices. This is an opportunity for critical reflection on how psychology actually operates as an academic discipline, what teaching in higher education and immersion in research communities around the world looks like, and institutional crises which psychology provokes. This open lecture also launches Ian Parker's 2020 Routledge book Psychology through Critical Auto-Ethnography: Academic Discipline, Professional Practice and Reflexive History. Details of the book at: https://www.routledge.com/Psychology-through-Critical-Auto-Ethnography-Academic-Discipline-Professional/Parker/p/book/9780367344177 Copies of the book will be available at discount at the launch event following the lecture. Please register at Eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/psychology-through-critical-auto-ethnography-tickets-76931432987

 

▫▫▫ DISCOURSE UNPLUGGED –

 

Details of Discourse Unplugged meetings are at https://discourseunpluggedmanchester.wordpress.com/

 

▫▫▫ MANCHESTER PSYCHOANALYTIC MATRIX –

 

Details of the MPM open meetings are at the Discourse Unit site diary, and you can contact ian.parker@manchester.ac.uk about being involved in a cartel workgroup.

 

▫▫▫ EaT –

 

EaT is a research group that has been developed by members of staff linked to the Doctorate in Counselling Psychology. The seminars are free to attend, but please email Dr Laura Winter on laura.winter@manchester.ac.uk if you intend to come. Follow EaT on twitter: #EatUoM

 

▫▫▫ CIDRAL EVENTS, UNIVERSITY OF MANCHESTER – Details of CIDRAL events are at http://www.alc.manchester.ac.uk/cidral/events/

 

▫▫▫ MANCHESTER FEMINIST THEORY NETWORK (MFTN) EVENTS – The Manchester Feminist Theory Network (MFTN) was started in 2009 by Erica Burman (Discourse Unit), Jane Kilby (University of Salford) and Jackie Stacey (The University of Manchester) to organise, co-ordinate and publicise events of interests to feminists working across the three Universities. Everyone is welcome to participate. Details of MFTN events are listed at: http://www.socialsciences.manchester.ac.uk/ricc/projects/MFTN/index.html

 

▫▫▫ RADICAL POLITICAL THOUGHT SEMINARS – Seminars at the European Studies Research Institute (the other ESRI) at Salford University are organised by Carlos Frade: C.Frade@Salford.ac.uk

 

 

 

□□ CONFERENCES

 

▫▫▫ 2020 FEBRUARY 29 TO MARCH 1: THE 2020 CRITICAL PSYCHOLOGY CONFERENCE IN EAST ASIA –

 

The 2020 Critical Psychology Conference in East Asia will be held on February 29th and March 1st, 2020 at Wako University in the City of Machida in Tokyo. Aims: The international critical psychology movement has been provoking changes in the psychological world since the turn of the 21st Century. Although it not as strong as in the UK, North Europe, South Africa, Canada, and Latin America, critical psychologists are carrying out important work here in East Asia. The principal aim of the 2020 Critical Psychology Conference in East Asia is to connect critical psychologists in this area and to connect them with critical psychologists with parts of the globe. Date: February 29th & March 1st, 2020. Venue: Wako University in the City of Machida, Tokyo. (Address: 2160 Kanai-machi, Machida-shi, Tokyo 195-8585 JAPAN) Participation fee: Free, except for lunch expenses (TBA). The conference is supported by Wako University and Critical Psychology Colloquium of Japanese Psychological Association. Language used for presentation: English. Papers presented at the conference can be published in in the special issue of Annual Review of Critical Psychology.  Details from Yasuhiro 
Igarashi(yigarashi@yamano.ac.jp), using the following Email subject 
line: '2020CPCEA'.

 

□□ PUBLICATIONS □□

 

▫▫▫ ANNUAL REVIEW OF CRITICAL PSYCHOLOGY, VOLUME 16, SPECIAL ISSUE: KRITISCHE PSYCHOLOGIE –

 

This special issue of 1413 pages is edited by Athanasios Marvakis, Sertan Batur, Shose Kessi, Desmond Painter, Ernst Schraube, Eva Strohm Bowler and Sofia Triliva. Within the polyphony of Critical Psychologies, Kritische Psychologie represents a substantial and distinct voice. It has its origins in Germany, especially at the Free University Berlin, and developed over the years to a tradition of thought flourishing at various places around the world. This special issue of the Annual Review of Critical Psychology brings together current research of Kritische Psychologie as well as work inspired by or developed in response to it. Scholars are presenting in 63 articles how they are working in and with this tradition of thought. They describe, how they explore the problems people are confronted with in their everyday world, they share how they rethink and expand psychological theory, methodology and empirical research, and they are discussing, applying, criticizing, elaborating, linking or comparing Kritische Psychologie with other theoretical and geopolitical approaches, often going beyond disciplinary boundaries of psychology. This issue of ARCP, an online open-access journal, is available at https://discourseunit.com/annual-review/arcp-16-kritische-psychologie-2019/

 

▫▫▫ CONCEPTS FOR CRITICAL PSYCHOLOGY –

 

This book series now has 29 titles published, and more ready to come out in 2020. Order them all for your university library! Details of all the books at: https://www.routledge.com/Concepts-for-Critical-Psychology/book-series/CONCEPTSCRIT

 

▫▫▫ ASYLUM –

 

The Magazine for Democratic Society Winter 2019 issue is out now. Details at www.asylummagazine.org

 

 

o NEXT DIARY

 

The next diary will be in Summer 2020. If you want to be added (or removed) from the Discourse Unit emailing list email discourseunit@gmail.com More information on the Discourse Unit together with links to publications, including Annual Review of Critical Psychology, can be found on www.discourseunit.com  Add the Discourse Unit's diary to your online Calendar now, and view all our up-to-date events on all your devices with this link: https://goo.gl/cg5dzH. (You can uncheck the display at any time; When viewing in apps: turn on the sync for this calendar; Works on Apple calendars too! Probably). To add a specific event to your e-calendar (with all its details), visit our diary, then click on the event, and click 'copy to my calendar'.

 

This diary is downloadable at https://thediscourseunit.files.wordpress.com/2019/12/diary-19-12-25.docx



Donnerstag, 5. Dezember 2019

UNIKATE Vorlesung: Antke Engel - #Queere #Konfliktkulturen. Universität Hamburg, VMP 11, Di 10.12., 18:15h

am Dienstag, 10. Dezember 2019 präsentiert das Seminar "Menschenbilder-in der Psychologie" mit Bezug zum aktuellen Oberthema des Seminars "Menschen – Beziehungen – Konflikte. Von kleinen und großen Dramen" die inzwischen 20. UNIKATE Vorlesung an der Universität Hamburg: 
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>  
>
> Dr. Antke Engel (Berlin):  
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> Queere Konfliktkulturen
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>  
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> Abstract:
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> Wir leben in Gesellschaften, die durch vielfältige Differenzen gekennzeichnet sind, aus denen Konflikte über Meinungen, Werte, Interessen, Bedürfnisse und Wünsche entstehen. Diese im Konsens aufzulösen, erweist sich als Illusion. Was heißt es, im Konflikt zu leben? Können wir Konflikte als Zonen queeren Kontakts verstehen, die potentiell zur Veränderung von Machtgefügen beitragen?
>
> Im Vortrag wird u.a. ein konkretes Projekt kultureller Bildung vorgestellt, das unter dem Titel Caring for Conflict in Berlin stattgefunden hat. Auf der Suche nach diversen und kreativen Praxen im Umgang mit Konflikten lässt sich Caring for Conflict von feministischen Auffassungen von Sorgearbeit, queeren Beziehungsformen und kreativen Praxen des Aufruhrs inspirieren. Was kann die Queer Theorie dazu beitragen, neue Formen im Umgang mit sozialer Heterogenität und den daraus entstehenden Konflikten zu entwickeln?
>
> Antke Engel leitet das Institut für Queer Theory (iQt) in Berlin, ein Ort, an dem Forschung, politischer Aktivismus und Kunst sich gegenseitig inspirieren. Als promovierte Philosophin* hält xie Vorträge, publiziert und unterrichtet an Hochschulen. Im Augenblick hat xie eine Gastprofessur an der FernUni Hagen inne.
>
>  
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> Termin:
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> Dienstag, 10.12.2019, 18.15 - 19.45 Uhr
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> Universität Hamburg, Von-Melle-Park 11 ("Rattenstall"), Hörsaal
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>  
>
> Im Anschluss wird es bei einem Gläschen Wein oder Wasser die Möglichkeit zur weiteren Diskussion geben.
>
> Hinweisen möchten wir außerdem auf unser 2014 erschienenes Buch: "Menschenbilder in der Psychologie. Erfahrungen und Inhalte eines selbstorganisierten Seminars" (siehe Anhang). Das Buch kann an dem Abend erworben, aber auch über unsere Mailadresse oder im Buchhandel bestellt werden.
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>  
>
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>  
>
> Mitschnitte einiger früherer UNIKATER Vorlesungen sind im Internet zu finden unter
>
> http://lecture2go.uni-hamburg.de, Suchbegriff: "Menschenbilder":
>
> - DIleta Sequeira, Psychologin M.Sc.: „Rassismuskritisches Denken und Handeln in der Psychologie" (17.5.2019). https://lecture2go.uni-hamburg.de/l2go/-/get/l/3789   
>
> - Prof. Dr. Heiner Keupp (München): „Das erschöpfte Selbst der Psychologie. Für die Überwindung ihrer "Gesellschaftsblindheit"" (23.1.2018). https://lecture2go.uni-hamburg.de/l2go/-/get/v/22732
>
> - Prof. Dr. Maria do Mar Castro Varela (Berlin): "Rebellische Migrantinnen*. Wie Migration und Utopien die gesellschaftlichen Verhältnisse revolutionieren" (15.6.2017) https://lecture2go.uni-hamburg.de/l2go/-/get/v/21686
>
> - Prof. Dr. Jürgen Straub (Bochum): "Kulturpsychologie heute" (31.6.2016) https://lecture2go.uni-hamburg.de/l2go/-/get/l/3789 
>
> - Dipl-Päd. Michael Müller (Universität Siegen und Institut für Interdisziplinäre Konflikt- und Gewaltforschung): „Nur die Anderen sind böse: Abwertungen, Vorurteile und Gruppenbezogene Menschenfeindlichkeit" (15.6.2015) https://lecture2go.uni-hamburg.de/veranstaltungen/-/v/17907
>
> - Prof. Dr. Helmut E. Lück (Hagen): "Psychologie im Nationalsozialismus und der frühen Nachkriegszeit" (21.6.2012)  http://lecture2go.uni-hamburg.de/veranstaltungen/-/v/14738  
> - Prof. Dr. Frigga Haug (Esslingen): "Erinnerungsarbeit als emanzipatorisches Lernprojekt" (7.6.2011)  http://lecture2go.uni-hamburg.de/veranstaltungen/-/v/12425  
> - Prof. Dr. Jürgen Kriz (Osnabrück): "Systemtheorie und  systemisch-humanistische Psychotherapie - Eine Herausforderung für unsere Gesellschaft?" (18.5.2010)  http://lecture2go.uni-hamburg.de/veranstaltungen/-/v/10905

#CfP #Tagung "#Kritische und #Radikalhumanistische AuO-#Psychologie"

Critical and Radical Humanist Work and Organizational Psychology

– International Conference –

Location: University of Innsbruck (Innrain 52), 2nd –3rd October 2020

 

Organizing Committee

Applied Psychology Unit of the Institute of Psychology, University of Innsbruck

· Univ.-Prof. Dr. Wolfgang G. Weber (wolfgang.weber@uibk.ac.at)

· PD Dr. Thomas Höge (thomas.hoege@uibk.ac.at)

· PD Dr. Severin Hornung (severin.hornung@uibk.ac.at)

· Dr. Christine Unterrainer (christine.unterrainer@uibk.ac.at)

 

In cooperation with the Erich Fromm Study Center at the International Psychoanalytic University Berlin

(Prof. Dr. Thomas Kühn, Dr. Rainer Funk).

 

Submission of Abstracts

Abstracts should not exceed 250 words and should stress the critical and radical humanistic content of the

contribution with explicit reference to the topics and spirit of this call for participation. The submission

deadline is Monday January 20th 2020. Abstracts should be submitted in English language via email

to: christine.unterrainer@uibk.ac.at

 

Conference Registration

In the spirit of inclusiveness and anti-economism, conference fees will be waived. Expenses for transport,

accommodation, and subsistence will have to be borne by participants. Please feel free to contact the

conference organizers for further information.

 

 

At the conference, contributions from the following theoretical approaches, their variations and

extensions will be discussed and ideas for their application, further development and integration in

research, practice and academic teaching in WOP will be developed and exchanged:

 

· Critical Psychology based on the Frankfurt School of Critical Theory (including Critical Theory

of the Subject)

· Radical Humanism and Analytical Social Psychology (according to Erich Fromm)

· Critical Management Studies

· Critical Psychology / Psychology from the Perspective of the Subject

· Activity Theory and Cultural Historical Psychology

· Critical traditions in Action Regulation Theory

· Self Determination Theory and criticisms of corporate capitalism

 

 

·         Der ausführliche Call for Papers, Inhalte und Einreichung von Abstracts:
https://www.uibk.ac.at/psychologie/mitarbeiter/hoege/a_critical-and-radical-humanist-wop_announcement.pdf

 

 

·         Nähere Infos zur Tagung:
https://www.uibk.ac.at/psychologie/mitarbeiter/hoege/critical-wop-conference-innsbruck-2020.html

 

·         Nähere Infos zu den VeranstalterInnen, Tagung zu finden unter Events
https://www.uibk.ac.at/psychologie/mitarbeiter/hoege/criticalwop.html

 

 

 

 


Montag, 2. Dezember 2019

Antke Engel - #Queere #Konfliktkulturen (UNIKATE Vorlesung): Universität Hamburg, VMP 11, Di 10.12., 18:15h

am Dienstag, 10. Dezember 2019 präsentiert das Seminar "Menschenbilder-in der Psychologie" mit Bezug zum aktuellen Oberthema des Seminars "Menschen – Beziehungen – Konflikte. Von kleinen und großen Dramen" die inzwischen 20. UNIKATE Vorlesung an der Universität Hamburg: 
>
>  
>
> Dr. Antke Engel (Berlin):  
>
> Queere Konfliktkulturen
>
>  
>
> Abstract:
>
> Wir leben in Gesellschaften, die durch vielfältige Differenzen gekennzeichnet sind, aus denen Konflikte über Meinungen, Werte, Interessen, Bedürfnisse und Wünsche entstehen. Diese im Konsens aufzulösen, erweist sich als Illusion. Was heißt es, im Konflikt zu leben? Können wir Konflikte als Zonen queeren Kontakts verstehen, die potentiell zur Veränderung von Machtgefügen beitragen?
>
> Im Vortrag wird u.a. ein konkretes Projekt kultureller Bildung vorgestellt, das unter dem Titel Caring for Conflict in Berlin stattgefunden hat. Auf der Suche nach diversen und kreativen Praxen im Umgang mit Konflikten lässt sich Caring for Conflict von feministischen Auffassungen von Sorgearbeit, queeren Beziehungsformen und kreativen Praxen des Aufruhrs inspirieren. Was kann die Queer Theorie dazu beitragen, neue Formen im Umgang mit sozialer Heterogenität und den daraus entstehenden Konflikten zu entwickeln?
>
> Antke Engel leitet das Institut für Queer Theory (iQt) in Berlin, ein Ort, an dem Forschung, politischer Aktivismus und Kunst sich gegenseitig inspirieren. Als promovierte Philosophin* hält xie Vorträge, publiziert und unterrichtet an Hochschulen. Im Augenblick hat xie eine Gastprofessur an der FernUni Hagen inne.
>
>  
>
> Termin:
>
> Dienstag, 10.12.2019, 18.15 - 19.45 Uhr
>
> Universität Hamburg, Von-Melle-Park 11 ("Rattenstall"), Hörsaal
>
>  
>
> Im Anschluss wird es bei einem Gläschen Wein oder Wasser die Möglichkeit zur weiteren Diskussion geben.
>
> Hinweisen möchten wir außerdem auf unser 2014 erschienenes Buch: "Menschenbilder in der Psychologie. Erfahrungen und Inhalte eines selbstorganisierten Seminars" (siehe Anhang). Das Buch kann an dem Abend erworben, aber auch über unsere Mailadresse oder im Buchhandel bestellt werden.
>
>  
>
>
>
> Mitschnitte einiger früherer UNIKATER Vorlesungen sind im Internet zu finden unter
>
> http://lecture2go.uni-hamburg.de, Suchbegriff: "Menschenbilder":
>
> - DIleta Sequeira, Psychologin M.Sc.: „Rassismuskritisches Denken und Handeln in der Psychologie" (17.5.2019). https://lecture2go.uni-hamburg.de/l2go/-/get/l/3789   
>
> - Prof. Dr. Heiner Keupp (München): „Das erschöpfte Selbst der Psychologie. Für die Überwindung ihrer "Gesellschaftsblindheit"" (23.1.2018). https://lecture2go.uni-hamburg.de/l2go/-/get/v/22732
>
> - Prof. Dr. Maria do Mar Castro Varela (Berlin): "Rebellische Migrantinnen*. Wie Migration und Utopien die gesellschaftlichen Verhältnisse revolutionieren" (15.6.2017) https://lecture2go.uni-hamburg.de/l2go/-/get/v/21686
>
> - Prof. Dr. Jürgen Straub (Bochum): "Kulturpsychologie heute" (31.6.2016) https://lecture2go.uni-hamburg.de/l2go/-/get/l/3789 
>
> - Dipl-Päd. Michael Müller (Universität Siegen und Institut für Interdisziplinäre Konflikt- und Gewaltforschung): „Nur die Anderen sind böse: Abwertungen, Vorurteile und Gruppenbezogene Menschenfeindlichkeit" (15.6.2015) https://lecture2go.uni-hamburg.de/veranstaltungen/-/v/17907
>
> - Prof. Dr. Helmut E. Lück (Hagen): "Psychologie im Nationalsozialismus und der frühen Nachkriegszeit" (21.6.2012)  http://lecture2go.uni-hamburg.de/veranstaltungen/-/v/14738  
> - Prof. Dr. Frigga Haug (Esslingen): "Erinnerungsarbeit als emanzipatorisches Lernprojekt" (7.6.2011)  http://lecture2go.uni-hamburg.de/veranstaltungen/-/v/12425  
> - Prof. Dr. Jürgen Kriz (Osnabrück): "Systemtheorie und  systemisch-humanistische Psychotherapie - Eine Herausforderung für unsere Gesellschaft?" (18.5.2010)  http://lecture2go.uni-hamburg.de/veranstaltungen/-/v/10905

Dienstag, 26. November 2019

#Identisch mit dem eigenen #Geschlecht? Zum „Abweichenden“ in der Geschlechtersozialisation


Darstellungsprobleme? Im Browser öffnen

 

Liebe FreundInnen der AG Politische Psychologie,
liebe Interessierte,

Zur Erinnerung: Diesen Mittwoch, den 27. November, um 18.30 Uhr findet der nächste Vortrag unserer Reihe "Identitätssehnsucht" an der Ada-und-Theodor-Lessing-Volkshochschule Hannover (Burgstraße 14, 30159 Hannover) statt:

Sebastian Winter:
Identisch mit dem eigenen Geschlecht?
Zum „Abweichenden" in der Geschlechtersozialisation

Derzeit erreicht die rechtspopulistische Forderung nach einer Rückkehr zu „echten Geschlechtsidentitäten" und einer Abkehr von „unnatürlichem Genderismus" große öffentliche Aufmerksamkeit. Gestärkt werden soll das eigene „Wesen" als Frau und Mann, während das Ressentiment alles davon Abweichende trifft, insbesondere LGBTIQ*-Personen und die Gender Studies, die wissenschaftlich das vermeintlich natürliche Fundament der Geschlechterordnung in Frage stellen.Halten Rechtspopulist*innen „Weiblichkeit" und „Männlichkeit" für ein biologisches oder religiöses Faktum, so wird in dem psychoanalytisch-sozialpsychologischen Strang der Gender Studies den Wirkungen dieser Kategorien auf die Subjekte nachgeforscht: Inwiefern werden wir „weiblich" und „männlich" sozialisiert? Heißt das, im Ergebnis werden die Kinder wirklich bruchlos zu Jungen und Mädchen? Woher kommt das den Rechten verhasste Abweichende?


Nächste Termine: 

Mi, 11. Dezember 2019, 18:30 Uhr
Maria Tsenekidou:
Wider den Identitätsfetisch Nichtidentische Netzbewegungen und „Identitätsprobleme" in der Bewegungsforschung

Mi, 22. Januar 2020, 18:30 Uhr
Bekir Ismail Doğru:
Zwischen Pathos und boshafter Heiterkeit.
„Neue" und alte identitäre Vergemeinschaftungsideologien

Mi, 05. Februar 2020, 18:30 Uhr
Jens Ihnen:
Kollektiv identische Größenphantasien und „neue" nationalistische Einstellungen in Europa


Veranstaltungsort: Ada-und-Theodor-Lessing-Volkshochschule Hannover, Burgstraße 14, 30159 Hannover.

Eine Veranstaltungsreihe der VHS-Hannover mit der Arbeitsgemeinschaft Politische Psychologie und dem Institut für Soziologie an der Leibniz Universität Hannover.


Wir hoffen auf Ihr/Euer Interesse und auf zahlreiches Erscheinen,
herzliche Grüße,
Ihre/Eure Arbeitsgemeinschaft Politische Psychologie
www.agpolpsy.de


Mittwoch, 13. November 2019

Einladung: "Wo woar mei Leistung?" Zum Mythos #Meritokratie, 23.11.2019


> "Wo woar mei Leistung?" Zum Mythos Meritokratie, die am 23.11.2019 von 10 bis 17 Uhr in der IG Architektur, Gumpendorfer Str. 63B, 1060 Wien stattfindet.
>
> Die Veranstaltung sollen dazu dienen, die „Leistungsgesellschaft" als erfolgreiches kulturelles Konstrukt unserer neoliberalen Zeit zu durchleuchten. Es werden Workshops und eine Podiumsdiskussion rund um das Thema Leistungsgesellschaft, Meritokratie und Ungleichheit angeboten. Inhaltlich wird die Veranstaltung gestaltet u.a. von Andrea Grisold (Ökonomin, Institut für Heterodoxe Ökonomie der Wirtschaftsuniversität Wien), Sighard Neckel (Soziologe, Universität Hamburg), Johanna Hofbauer (Soziologin, WU Wien), Matthias Schnetzer (Ökonom, AK Wien) und David Ellensohn (Klubobmann der Wiener Grünen).
>
> Anbei der Flyer und hier der Link zur VA und zur Anmeldung: https://www.gbw.at/wien/veranstaltungen/ereignisansicht/event/wo-woar-mei-leistung/
>
>

Mittwoch, 16. Oktober 2019

#CfP SPEAKING BODIES #Embodied #Cognition at the Crossroads of #Philosophy, #Linguistics, #Psychology and #AI

http://embodiedcognition2020.devpsychology.ro/index.php/home/call-for-papers


CALL FOR PAPERS


SPEAKING BODIES

Embodied Cognition at the Crossroads of
Philosophy, Linguistics, Psychology and Artificial Intelligence

May 13-15, 2020, Cluj-Napoca, ROMANIA

The Departments of Philosophy, Psychology, Romance Languages and Literatures, and Computer Science of Babes-Bolyai University, together with the Department of Social and Human Sciences of the Romanian Academy, Cluj-Napoca Branch, invites you to attend the Speaking Bodies Conference, which will take place in Cluj-Napoca, Romania, in May 13-15, 2020.
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Donnerstag, 19. September 2019

#CFP: Reimagining Social #Bodies: #Self, #Institutions and #Societies. British Sociological Association #BSA invites submissions to its Annual Conference; Aston University, Birmingham, UK; 21–23 April 2020



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The British Sociological Association invites submissions to its Annual Conference. Participants can present on any sociological research topic.
 
Reimagining Social Bodies: Self, Institutions and Societies
 
The body has an interesting and contested role in sociological thinking and research. At times it has been seen as irrelevant to understanding key issues of structure and social positioning; while at other times framed as central to thinking about dynamics of interaction, identity formation and practices of regulation and control. In contrast, in contemporary examinations of the body a core agenda is to bring together questions of the everyday, with understanding key societal issues around how citizenship, entitlement, boundaries, marginalisation and exclusion operate. Therefore, 'the body' is currently examined in a multitude of ways and is itself pluralised to engage with the importance of thinking about varied types and understandings of what constitutes and distinguishes diverse bodies. Bodies are being explored in order to think about many aspects of the impact of inequalities, institutions, cultural practices, social values and norms, and discriminatory dynamics on individuals and groups.
 
Contemporary explorations of bodies generate a broad range of potential thematic questions for the conference in 2020. These include, but are not restricted to: What role are bodies playing in current disputes over who is a citizen in different global locations and who has the right to cross state boundaries? Does the concept of the 'social body' retain validity in contexts of fragmented identities and fractured ties to the state? Looking at issues such as disability and age, how important are bodies as vehicles for citizenship rights and welfare entitlement? What do contemporary disputes over gender and the body say about the intersection of medical, scientific and political classifications in establishing legitimate bodies'? In what ways do bodies play into intersectional dynamics of inequality and marginalisation? How important are bodies in understanding some of the costs of long-term austerity?
 
The call for papers for our 2020 Annual Conference asks for contributions across our varied study groups that engage with these questions and many others that speak to the overall conference title. We encourage proposals to engage with these questions, and other related ones, in innovative formats and which challenge usual modes of delivery.

Abstract submission deadline:  Friday, 11 October 2019

Please note:
 In order to submit an abstract, you will be required to create an account on the BSA website first.  You do not have to hold BSA membership in order to submit an abstract.  If you already have an existing account on the BSA website, please use those credentials to login. Please contact the 
BSA Membership Team if you experience any difficulties.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

#CFP: Viral #Masculinities; #Conference, University of Exeter, UK; 1–2 September 2020


Please see below about a conference being organised by Dr João Florêncio and direct any correspondence to Masculinities@exeter.ac.uk.

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VIRAL MASCULINITIES

The University of Exeter

1–2 September 2020

 

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS:

Professor Tim Dean (University of Illinois)

Professor John Mercer (Birmingham City University)

Professor Susanna Paasonen (University of Turku)

 

CALL FOR PAPERS 

We're living in viral times; ours is a time of contagion. As Tony Sampson writes in his book Virality: Contagion Theory in the Age of Networks, "the networked infrastructures of late capitalism are interwoven with the universal logic of the epidemic" (Sampson 2011, 1–2). Deeply connected to contemporary biopolitics and modes of digital sociability, virality also underpins news forms of wealth creation and accumulation sustained by 21st-century media, whilst at the same time (paradoxically, perhaps) presenting a political threat through the risk it carries of "contagious overspills" that may undo borders, nation states, institutions, ontologies and subjectivities (2). Defined by Sampson as "contagious relationality" (3), in the age of memes, "fake news," hacking, epidemics, ecological crisis, global migration flows, antiretroviral drugs, YouTube and Pornhub, virality is at the centre of contemporary forms of both control and liberation (5–6). Whilst, on the one hand, it sustains the logics of 21st-century biopolitics (antiretrovirals, hygiene, cyber security, ID and age-verification systems, etc.), on the other, it has the capacity to disrupt subjectivities and social assemblages, a capacity that resides in its ability to facilitate unforeseen flows of desire and affect (chemsex parties organised through Grindr and facilitated by Uber, biohacking, citizen journalism, Wikileaks, Anonymous, the "Arab Spring," the "Yellow Vest Movement," etc.).

 

If our time is a game of push and pull fuelled on all sides by contagious forms of relationality, what then for masculinities? If our understandings of masculinity are "inherently relational" (Connell 2005, 68), what happens to them in a context of "contagious relationality" (Sampson 2011, 3)? If "gender is a way in which social practice is ordered" (Connell 2005, 71), what has been the impact on masculinities of a social order both coded and disrupted through viral means?

 

Within that context, we invite proposals for individual papers, creative/performative presentations, and pre-constituted panels addressing masculinities in relation to the material, technological and conceptual aspects of virality and its epistemological, ontological, ethical and/or (bio)political dimensions.

Topics may include (but are not limited to):

Masculinities in the age of antiretrovirals (PEP, PrEP, TasP)

Masculinities and the "thirdworldisation" of the AIDS crisis

Masculinities and online sexual sociability

Masculinities and/in online porn (including amateur porn)

Radical/ised masculinities

"Alt-Right" and NRx masculinities from 4Chan and reddit to broadcast media

Masculinities, borders, and migratory flows

Fitness apps and quantified masculinities

Masculinities, #NotAllMen and #MeToo

 

Please send a 300-word abstract and short bio (max 50 words) for each paper to Dr João Florêncio at the Exeter Masculinities Research Unit (Masculinities@exeter.ac.uk) by the 31st of January, 2020.

 

All questions should also be directed to Masculinities@exeter.ac.uk.

 

Notification of acceptances by the 1st of March,  2020.

 

After the conference, a selection of participants will be invited to contribute their papers to an edited volume.

Sonntag, 15. September 2019

2nd #Pathologies of #Capitalism #Conference; Costa Rica; 1-3 April 2020




 

2nd Pathologies of Capitalism Conference 

Universidad de Costa Rica April 1-3, 2020

 

Proposals Accepted in Spanish & English

 

Often, in current times, we witness meetings, events, discussions, gatherings in which capitalism is celebrated: glorifying the ideas of empowering individualism, unlimited consumerism, meritocracy, or earnings derived from the capitalization of nature and living things.

 

For our part, we choose to look elsewhere: discerning that which produces pain and suffering, inequality, and humiliation. As Marx wrote, all that humiliates and lessens human beings.

 

We are not indifferent to what has happened in other socioeconomic arrangements and systems, but what we have to deal with is capitalism, and many would say, with more capitalism than ever. That is why we focus on what is produced by the lust for profits that cannot be avoided in the functioning of capital, and that can only be limited if it is socially controlled.

 

"No hay nada más subversivo que el Nosotros" Libro de los Saberes

 

Our event will include two joint sessions, at the beginning and the end of the experience, and will also include discussion sessions, organized according to the following topics:

 

1. The capitalism(s) we endure: the current and its characteristics. Psychology and capitalism.

 

2. Processes of explotation and labor vulnerability.

 

3. Processes of dispossesion and deterritorialization.

 

4. Processes of affirmation and destructions of communality.

 

Registration Fees-

Students: 35 dollars

Professionals (Latin America): 85 dollars

Professionals (Other): 125 dollars

These fees do not include lunches. There will be alternatives provided at decent costs.

 

Presentations-

We identify as "presentations" interventions to be discussed at the tables dedicated to each of the thematic axes, shorter than one paper and without a definite closure. This modality potentially involves each person participating in the meeting. Each presentation will be ten minutes at one of the tables of the Meeting. The purpose of these presentations is to offer arguments, theoretical-methodological or political-social contributions, possible lines of action, programmatic suggestions, in general, whatever is considered to contribute to collective discussion and elaboration. The presentation proposal must be submitted in writing to the organization, in a summary of no more than 300 words. These proposals will be received until February 1, 2020. Interested persons may propose to the organization of the event texts to be integrated into the discussion and circulated among the participants. The full texts can be delivered to be shared with the participants.

 

Submission Format-

TITLE:

DISCUSSION TOPIC:

Do you need any equipment for the presentation? Please specify.

Abstract (max. 300 words)

 

Although proposals will be accepted until February 1, 2020, we encourage potential participants to submit proposals as soon as possible so that we can make the necessary preparations for the event.