This event will bring together social psychologists, academics from other disciplines working on shared space, practitioners and policy specialists who share a common interest in linking theory and practice to promote effective policy in the UK. More specifically, the symposium will address the question: Can shared space promote intergroup reconciliation and respect?
Confirmed speakers include:
- Prof John Dixon (Open University)
- Dr Lindsey Cameron (University of Kent)
- Anne Glick (One Globe Kid)
- Prof Joanne Hughes (QUB)
- Tina Keil (University of Exeter)
- Stephen McCabe (Impact Officer, QUB)
- Dympna McGlade (NICMC)
- Dr Giovanni Travaglino (University of Kent)
From this meeting, the SPSSI-UK Steering Group will disseminate a briefing for relevant policymakers and practitioner audiences through the SPSSI web site as a public resource.
The event is co-sponsored and co-organized by The Senator George J. Mitchell Institute for Global Peace, Security and Justice (Queen’s University Belfast), the Centre for Identity and Intergroup Relations (CIIR) in the School of Psychology, and SPSSI-UK. SPSSI-UK is a new development with launch events across the United Kingdom (i.e. England, Wales, and Northern Ireland). Please read more about these events and SPSSI-UK at www.spssi.uk.