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Mar 25
Young Women’s Digital Lives

Monday, March 25, 2019 - 10:30 to 16:30

Open University Camden 1-11 Hawley Crescent, Camden Town London NW1 8NP. (Lunch and coffee/tea will be provided)

We would like to invite you to this free seminar which will focus on how young women engage with and are understood in social media contexts to explore the complex and nuanced social worlds in which they go about their everyday lives.

Mar 29
Emergence: A CuSP Meeting in Collaboration with UEL Psychology and Social Change Group

Friday, March 29, 2019 - 16:00 to 19:00

OU Camden, 1-11 Hawley Crescent, London, NW1 8NP

In this seminar, two panels of social psychologists, from UEL and The Open University, will speak on the importance of emergence in their own research.

May 16
Living Between Worlds, Thinking Beyond Categories: A Transdisciplinary Gathering within The OU

Thursday, May 16, 2019 - 11:00 to 16:00

CMR11, Walton Hall, The Open University, Milton Keynes, MK7 6AA

This colloquium will bring together researchers from across The Open University whose work addresses the between worlds issue.

Jun 7
The CuSP Annual Lecture

Friday, June 7, 2019 - 14:00 to 19:00

William Penn 1 Room, Friends House, 173-177 Euston Rd, London NW1 2BJ

Tania Zittoun: Transitions and imagination: expanding into older age.

This talk brings together two of her core interests: life transitions and the imagination.

Previous Events


Epideictic Derailment: Unreasonable Argumentation in British Holocaust Memorial Day Commemoration

This presentation explores the rhetoric of the national Holocaust Memorial Day (HMD) commemoration ceremony, as broadcast on British television. Dr Richardson argues that the televised national ceremonies should be approached as an example of multi-genre epideictic rhetoric, working up meanings through a hybrid combination of genres (speeches, poems, readings), author/animators and modes (speech, music, light, movement and silence) – meanings that have an epideictic function in that they invoke and recreate “norm circles”.


The Launch of Culture and Social Psychology Group (CuSP)

You are cordially invited to the launch of Culture and Social Psychology (CuSP), a new research nexus stemming from The Open University’s School of Psychology. Alongside director Professor Paul Stenner’s introduction, the launch event will feature talks by Professor Lynne Segal (Birkbeck) and Professor Peter Hegarty (University of Surrey).


Identity & the Identifiable debate

Debate: Identity and the Identifiable


Open University Psychological Society Annual Conference 2018

The London branch of the Open University Psychological Society welcomes all to attend our Annual Day Conference. In 2018 we are taking the opportunity to look at how psychology might explain some of the extraordinary everyday behaviour in the last couple of years. Our speakers will present their latest research on a range of fascinating contemporary social phenomena and their psychological implications.


Post-Brexit Politics Seminar 3: Prospects for Psychology and the Social Sciences

Part of the series on Post-Brexit Politics: A Social Psychological Interrogation of Community and Citizenship.


Post-Brexit Politics Seminar 2: New Identities in the Post-Brexit Era

Part of the series on Post-Brexit Politics: A Social Psychological Interrogation of Community and Citizenship.

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