CFP: BPS History & Philosophy of Psych Section

The British Psychological Society‘s History and Philosophy of Psychology Section has issued the call for papers for its annual conference. The meeting will be held at St Hilda’s College, University of Oxford (left) from April 3rd to 5th, 2012. The full call for papers is reproduced below.

History & Philosophy of Psychology Section
Annual Conference 2012
Tuesday 3rd – Thursday 5th April

St Hilda’s College, University of Oxford


The British Psychological Society’s History & Philosophy of Psychology Section will hold its 2012 Annual Conference at St Hilda’s College, University of Oxford.

The conference’s Keynote Speakers will be Professor Larry Weiskrantz (Magdalen College, Oxford) and Dr Charlotte Sleigh (University of Kent).

The conference is open to independent and professional scholars in all relevant fields, not just Section or British Psychological Society members. A limited number of bursaries are available to students who have had their paper accepted for presentation.

The conference will immediately follow a one day HEA-sponsored ‘Teaching Conceptual and Historical Issues in Psychology’ CPD workshop to be held on Monday 2nd April, also at St Hilda’s College.

All submissions (abstracts of 200 words) should be sent via email to Dr Geoff Bunn: by MONDAY 9th JANUARY 2012.

The Conference Registration Form will be available here soon.

We look forward to meeting friends old and new in Oxford in April.

– The H&PP Section

About Jacy Young

Jacy Young is a professor at Quest University Canada. A critical feminist psychologist and historian of psychology, she is committed to critical pedagogy and public engagement with feminist psychology and the history of the discipline.