Call for Papers: The Psychology of Emotion – A new student conference
Posted by Simone Apel
Four doctoral students from the School of Psychology have been awarded funding from the UN Innovation Fund to run a student conference entitled Exploring the Nature of Emotion and Feeling; Critical Issues and Future Directions in Emotion and Feeling Based Research.
The conference will be held on April 8th 2015. Aiming to provide a friendly and welcoming environment where students can explore the nature of emotion and feeling, it aims to critically consider how this shapes our understanding of emotion today. Key themes in emotion and feeling based literature will be examined, providing students will the opportunity to consider future directions of research in this area.
A call for papers and posters has been announced for doctoral students to participate, with the first call for papers deadline 30th November. Final date for submissions February 15th 2015.
1. Exploring the Nature of Emotion and Feelings
2. Exploring Key Themes in Emotion and Feeling Literature
3. Critical points and Future Directions in Emotion and Feeling Research
Key note speakers at the conference include Dr John Cromby, Senior Lecturer in Psychology at the University of Loughborough; Dr Zoë Boden, Lecturer at London South Bank University and the founder of the QuAFE Blog (Qualitative Approaches to Feelings and Emotions); and Dr Jane Callaghan, Associate Professor at UN and leader of the Understanding Agency and Resistance Strategy in collaboration with Women’s Aid.