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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 ...

The Vision of Social Psychology

Approximately 120 Social Psychologists from across the UK met at the London School of Economics (June 12/13th) to discuss the vision, value and future of Social Psychology. The event had a number of panels devoted to diverse themes concerning the discipline’s nature and potential. Participants also considered the intellectual and institutional place of social psychology in the broader context of UK social science. The ev...