Journal of Constructivist Psychology Call for Papers: 10th International Conference on the Dialogical Self

University of Minho, Portugal, June 13–16, 2018

Journal of Constructivist Psychology

The Organizing and Scientific Committees invite submissions for the 10th International Conference on the Dialogical Self (10th ICDS) to be held in Braga, Portugal.

The purpose of the conference is to create a forum for dialogue across the boundaries of specific (sub)disciplines that explores the possibilities and challenges related to the dialogical self.

Central topics of interest include, but are not limited to the following: 

1. self and identity 
2. culture and self 
3. globalization and glocalization 
4. social power and dominance 
5. self and emotions 
6. dialogue and linguistics 
7. reconstruction of self-narratives in psychotherapy 
8. dialogue and development 
9. dialogical teaching practices 
10. mental simulation 
11. wisdom, maturity and health 
12. multivoicedness and art 

Keynotes

  • Robert Neimeyer  (USA)
  • Giancarlo Dimaggio (Italy)
  • Hubert Hermans (The Netherlands)
  • Henderikus Stam (Canada)

For Special Issues on the dialogical self

  • Culture & Psychology, 2001, 7 (3)
  • Theory & Psychology, 2002, 12 (2), 2010, 20 (3)
  • Journal of Constructivist Psychology, 2003, 16 (2), 2008, 21 (3), 2012, 26 (2)
  • Identity: An International Journal of Theory and Research, 2004, 4 (1)
  • Counselling Psychology Quarterly, 2006, 19 (1)
  • New Directions in Child and Adolescent Development 2012, 137 (fall)

For an overview of theory, method, and practice

  • Hubert Hermans and Agnieszka Hermans-Konopka, Dialogical Self Theory: Positioning and Counter-Positioning in a Globalizing Society, Cambridge University Press, 2010

For questions relating to organizational matters

THIS CONFERENCE IS CLOSELY AFFILIATED WITH THE INTERNATIONAL SOCIETY FOR DIALOGICAL SCIENCE & THE CONSTRUCTIVIST PSYCHOTHERAPY NETWORK

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Important Dates

  • Beginning for Submissions: November 1, 2017 
  • Deadline for Submissions: January 31, 2018  
  • Notification of Acceptance: February 28, 2018

For submissions, registration and accommodation visit www.dialogicalself2018.com.

Editorial information

  • Editor-in-Chief: Robert Neimeyer, Ph.D., University of Memphis, USA (neimeyer@mac.com)