Birkbeck College

ASSOCIATION OF PSYCHOSOCIAL STUDIES ‘READING’ CONFERENCE 2019. At Birkbeck, University of London, Thursday 16th and Friday 17th May 2019 The Psychosocial – reflections and developments   The APS Reading Conference 2019 will create an innovative space for developing the field of psychosocial studies. Over two days, you will have the opportunity to participate in discussion …

AGM and Relaunch of the Journal of Psychosocial Studies

We  are delighted  to celebrate the publication of the double re-launch issue of the Journal of Psychosocial Studies. The journal will henceforth be published by Policy Press. This move to a professional academic publishing platform reflects the strength of the journal and growing national and international recognition of the unique place it occupies in the field of …

APS Summer Programme 2020

The APS is very excited to be hosting a series of topical events and in an array of formats during the summer of 2020. Please click here for more details and free registration links: APS Summer 2020 Programme.

APS Online Conference: Psychosocial Bodies

Agenda and Zoom Link Booklet Psychosocial Bodies Conference Booklet Dropbox folder with conference presentation slides Recordings of Keynote Talks Invited Speakers: Ezimma Chigbo Professor Derek Hook Professor Elelwani Ramugondo APS 2020 Conference Committee: Lindsey Nicholls, Poul Rohleder, Julie Walsh, Deborah Wright, University Of Essex; Anthony Faramelli, IoE UCL; Sarah Shorrock, UCLan  

6 months on from COP26 Psycho-Social Reflections: What have we learnt?

The Association for Psychosocial Studies and the Climate Psychology Alliance are jointly hosting a two-day, international online event reflecting through a psychosocial lens upon the lessons learnt 6 months after COP26. Two parallel events will be taking place – one in the Western Time Zone and one in the Eastern Time Zone. Sessions in both …

Psychosocial Cartographies

Prague , Czech Republic

Cartography, the art and science of mapping space, has a history which cannot be separated from issues of power, control and alienation. Indeed, mapping the Americas, Asia and Africa was integral to colonial projects to dominate the land as well as all that inhabited it. As thinkers such as Frantz Fanon and Michel Foucault demonstrate …

Playful States of Mind

Birkbeck College

Organisers: Lynne Froggett, Noreen Giffney and Candida Yates Date: December 19th 2022 Venue: Room G10, Birkbeck Centre for Contemporary Theatre, Birkbeck, University of London, 43 Gordon Square, London WC1H 0PD. ASP Playful States of Mind 19.12.2022 What do the terms ‘play’, ‘playin g’ and ‘playfulness’ mean in different contexts? How might we understand play as both …

Hannah Dee: It’s A Good Home Ain’t It? Memories of Broadmoor

Psychosocial Interventions: Aesthetic Analysis in Practice and Theory An Event Series by APS and the Department of Visual Cultures, Goldsmiths Psychosocial Studies is a transdisciplinary form of academic scholarship that engages the ways in which subjective experience is interwoven with social life. Psychosocial Studies is characterised by its orientation towards progressive social and personal change. …

Content Moderation and Its Discontents

St. Mary's University, Twickenham Waldegrave Road, London, United Kingdom

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Counselling and Psychotherapy in Times of Political Violence

1.264 Usha Kasera Lecture Theatre, Old College South Bridge Edinburgh EH8 9YL 1.264 Usha Kasera Lecture Theatre, Old College South Bridge Edinburgh, Edinburgh, Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Registration: “Counselling and Psychotherapy in Times of Political Violence” is a transdisciplinary symposium addressing poverty, forced displacement, racism, and misogyny as key forms of political violence which we see on the rise globally. Grounded in the psychosocial perspective that our inner world and the sociopolitical environments are intertwined, the symposium explores the potential of …