The meeting of the INTERNATIONAL SOCIETY FOR THEORETICAL PSYCHOLOGY (June 18-22, 2007 at York University in Toronto, Canada) looks like one of the best conferences of 2007.
THE DEADLINE FOR PROPOSALS HAS BEEN EXTENDED FOR THREE WEEKS: Please send your proposal ASAP so that it receives full-consideration to: [log in to unmask]
The conference organizers welcome papers and symposia from a wide range of approaches including (but not limited to):
Invited speakers include: Jessica Benjamin, Kurt Danziger, Jeanne Marecek, Isaac Prilleltensky, Robert Wilson.
This conference brings together psychologists and social scientists from around the world to present papers and to discuss major theoretical issues.
Tel: (718) 393-1104
P. S. Proposals from graduate students are welcome.
This is the premier conference for presenting, discussing, and reflecting on theoretical psychology in a transnational and transdisciplinary context. Scholars from throughout the world are invited to contribute and to collaborate in addressing central issues from a wide range of approaches.
PAPERS: Those wishing to submit individual papers (20-25 minutes) are asked to submit an abstract of 300 words (maximum).
SYMPOSIA: We encourage submissions of symposia (3-5 papers, 1 hour 50 minutes) and conversation sessions (55 minutes). Symposia submissions require a 300-word (maximum) abstract outlining the focus of the symposium written by the organizer(s) in addition to 300-word (maximum) abstracts from each of the contributors. The organizer of the session should collect these from the participants and submit the proposal as one package.
CONVERSATION SESSIONS require a 300-word (maximum) abstract written by the organizer(s).
ALTERNATIVE FORMATS: The program committee is open to innovative ways for presenting theoretical material and thus invites submissions of alternative formats (55 minutes or 1 hour 50 minutes) such as interactive symposia, workshops, theoretical encounters, or performances relating to theoretical issues of transdisciplinarity and internationalization of psychology.
Alternative formats should be submitted following the rules for a symposium or a conversation session.
PLEASE SUBMIT THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION: (a) 1st line: Form of submission (individual paper, symposium, conversation session, etc.). (b) 2nd line: Family name, first name. Institution, country [first author]. Family name, first name. Institution, country [second author], etc. (c) Next line: Title of paper (or symposium, conversation session, etc.). (d) Next lines: Abstract.
IN ORDER FOR US TO CONSIDER YOUR PROPOSAL, PLEASE SUBMIT IT AS SOON
AS POSSIBLE TO:
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The proposal should be sent preferably as an e-mail attachment in Microsoft Word format before the deadline of January 22, 2007.
To download the conference brochure, click here.
For more information on the ISTP, click here.
Hard copies should be addressed to:
(Local organizer and program chair)
Department of Psychology
4700 Keele Street
Toronto, ON, M3J 1P3 Canada