Dutch Political Psychology Meetings

9 November 2018

Amsterdam School of Communication Research (University of Amsterdam)

10.00-10.30 Coffee and Tea

10.30-11.15 Paul Marx (University of Duisburg-Essen): Should we study political behaviour as rituals? Towards a general micro theory of politics in everyday life.

11.15-12.00 Penny Sheets (University of Amsterdam): Demonstrating and understanding the effects of national identity-protective news about military transgressions.

12.00-13.00 Lunch

13.00-13.30 Efraín García-Sánchez (University of Granada): The vicious cycle of economic inequality: The role of ideology in shaping the relationship between “what is” and “what ought to be” in 41 Countries.

13.30-14.00 Martijn Blikmans (Groningen University): The use of emotions in political speech: Main and moderating effects.

14.00-14.30 Coffee and Tea

14.30-15.15 Florian van Leeuwen  (Tilburg University): Disgust sensitivity relates to attitudes toward gay men and lesbian women (and other sexual groups) across 31 nations.

15.15-16.00 Allard Feddes (University of Amsterdam): The United Kingdom’s EU membership referendum: Key psychological variables behind voting ‘remain’ and ‘leave’.

16.00 Drinks at Crea Cafe

9 March 2018

Amsterdam School of Communication Research (University of Amsterdam)

10.00-10.30 Coffee and Tea

10.30-11.30 Wahideh Achbari (University of Amsterdam – Psychology): The Radius of Generalized Trust Among Different Educational Groups: Are Those ‘Most People’ Out-Groups?

11.30-12.30 Rebekah Tromble & Michael Meffert (Leiden University – Political Science):
Tweeting with Benefits: The Effect of Politicians’ Twitter Interactions on Citizens’
Perceptions and Political Efficacy

12.30-14.00 Lunch

14.00-15.00 Meta van der Linden (Erasmus University Rotterdam – Public Administration and Sociology): The EUR Bridge Project: A Longitudinal Analysis of the Effects of Integration Policies on the Structural and Socio-Cultural Integration of Refugees in Rotterdam .

15.00-15.30 Omar Burhan (Leiden University – Social and Organizational Psychology): Perceived Nepotism and Political Participation.

15.30-16.00 Ana Leal (University of Groningen – Social Psychology):
Political Ideology and Attitude Moralization.

16.00-17.00 Drinks at Créa Café

26 October 2017

Amsterdam School of Communication Research (University of Amsterdam)

10:00 – 10:30 Coffee and Tea

10:30-11:30 Rene Bekkers (Free University Amsterdam – Sociology): Mega-analysis of generalized social trust.

11:30-12:30 Honorata Mazepus (Leiden University – Public Administration): How are citizens’ judgements about international cooperation shaped? Experimental evidence from the Eastern periphery of Europe.

12:30-14:00 Lunch

14:00-15:00 Mark Brandt (Tilburg University – Social Psychology): Belief system networks.

15:00 – 16:00 Alessandro Nai (University of Amsterdam – Political Communication and Journalism): Charismatic leaders, provocateurs, or drunken dinner guests? Personality reputation of populist and non-populist candidates worldwide.

16:00 – 17:00 Drinks

20 April 2017

Amsterdam School of Communication Research (University of Amsterdam)

10.00-10.30 Coffee and Tea

10.30-11.30 Borja Martinovic (Utrecht University – Social Sciences): Territorial ownership claims and intergroup relations.

11.30-12.30 Toon Kuppens (Groningen University – Social Psychology): Political correctness: Red light or red rag to prejudice?

12.30-14.00 Lunch

14.00-15.00 Femke van Esch (Utrecht University – Public Governance and Management): Crisis learning or rigidity: The evolution of European leaders’ beliefs on the Euro-crisis.

15.00-16.00 Jojanneke van der Toorn (Utrecht University – Social, Health & Organizational Psychology): Bridging the gap: Using contact to mitigate internship discrimination.

16.00-17.00 Drinks

1 December 2016

Leiden University – The Hague Campus

10:00-10:30 Coffee and Tea

10:30-11:30 Julia Sasse (Groningen University – Social Psychology)

11:30-12:30 Martijn Schoonvelde (Free University Amsterdam – Political Science)

12:30-14:00 Lunch

14:00-15:00 Marieke van Doorn (Leiden University – Governance and Global Affairs)

15:00-16:00 Bert Bakker (University of Amsterdam – Communication)

16:00-17:00 Drinks

27 February 2015

10:00 – 16:00, Leiden University

Martin Rosema (University of Twente – Political Science)  

Barbara Vis (Free University Amsterdam – Political Science and Public Administration)

Mark Dechesne  (Leiden University – Psychology and Law)

Felicity Turner (University of Groningen – Social Psychology)


24 October 2014


University of Amsterdam

9:30 – 10:25  Professor dr. Bert Klandermans (Sociology – Free University): How people try to influence politics and why?

10:30 – 11:25  Dr. Tobias Starke (European Research Centre on Migration and Ethnic Relations – Utrecht University): The limits of intergroup contact: Network density weakens the effect of contact on attitudes toward interracial marriage.

11:30 – 12:25  Dr. Sophie Lecheler (Communication Science – University of Amsterdam): The effects of repetitive news framing on political opinions over time.

12:30 – 13:20 Lunch