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Leicester, 31st Aug- 1st Sept

The Social Psychology Section Annual Conference 2017 is a two-day conference with the option of attending a pre-conference workshop 'Making a Difference: Impact for Impact' on the afternoon prior which is being run jointly by the Social Section and SPSSI-UK (more info to follow shortly).

Confirmed Keynotes:

Professor Michelle Ryan, University of Exeter

Professor Jonathan Potter, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, USA

Submissions are now closed. Programme updates

STUDENTS apply for a bursary


Midday on 18 April 2017 - Symposia, Oral Presentations, 5 Minute Challenge, Workshops

Midday on 25 May 2017 - Posters

Midday on 23 June - Student bursaries


College Court Conference Centre & Hotel
Knighton Road
LE2 3UF (Sat Nav - LE2 3TQ)

Thu, 31/08/2017 - 09:00 to Fri, 01/09/2017 - 17:00
Contact Information: 

Mandy Hemsill & Claire Woodward, Conference Organisers
Tel: 00 44 (0) 116 2529555

We look forward to seeing you in Leicester at the 2017 Conference!

Write a blog post for us

We have recently re-launched our SPS blog.  Here are some of the most recent posts to wet your appetite:

Social media and feminism

Thoughts from our conference chair

The social identity model of identity 

and many more.

How to comment on posts

If you are a Section member, you will have the option to comment on any of our posts.  Click on the post, scroll to the bottom, and then "Add Comment".  We are keen to promote dialog on our blog, so very much encourage you to engage with the posts.

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If you have an idea for a blog post, please do not hesitate to get in touch with us on e-mail or Twitter @SocialPsychUK #spsblog

We look forward to hearing from you.


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