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In other worlds

The Festival exhibition at Edinburgh Printmakers, entitled In other words, is by the Canadian artist Derek Michael Besant. His works are also on external display at the Castle Mill Works, Fountainbridge. Besant’s work consists of manipulated photographic prints combined with text composed by the people portrayed. The catalogue text (In other worlds) explores the links between word and image and it was written by Nicholas...

Keynote at Qualitative Methods Summer School

The use of qualitative data in psychological research presents a number of issues. In particular there are questions concerning the appropriate form of analysis, the criteria for judging rigour, and the ways in which one’s analyses contribute to developing psychological theory. These issues were discussed at a week-long Summer School in Qualitative Research at Kingston University. Nick Hopkins contributed to the Programm...

Conference Keynote Lecture

The annual conference of the International Society of Political Psychology took place (3 June – 6 June 2015) in San Diego USA. Nick Hopkins contributed to the programme with a keynote lecture entitled ‘Crucibles of identity: The political psychology of collective events’. In his lecture Nick reported on a programme of research conducted at one of the largest mass gatherings in the world – the Magh Mela ...