PPP-2021 / Conference directions

Conference directions (keywords)

  • Social transformations and identification processes in Ukraine (mechanisms, factors, patterns, scenarios of social and personal development, social and personal, civic, national and ethnic identity, prognostication, development, confrontation and consolidation, public opinion).
  • The psychology of war and peace (problems of military psychology, information and psychological warfare, socio-psychological adaptation of the individual and the community to the military conflict conditions and consequences, rehabilitation of the individual, value understanding).
  • Psychosocial consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic and the ways to overcome them (psychological aspects of distancing and self-isolation, features of adaptive and maladaptive behavioral strategies formation, problems of social trust and cooperation, conspiracy theories and other representation forms of pandemic reality) 
  • Psychological factors of government relations and civil society building in Ukraine (psychology of government and community within decentralization context, complex social and political situations, political decision-making, responsibility, political and civic participation, mass actions, volunteering, democratic values, social movements).
  • Political and psychological problems of youth socialization in the context of social and educational transformations and the forced distance learning implementation (society’s perception of educational reforms and their impact on society, civic education, media education and media literacy, the impact of distance learning on the pedagogic process in educational institutions, the attitude of children and adults to online learning, cybersocialization, political culture, youth organizations, political and psychological processes in the youth environment).
  • Socio-economic factors of political processes (psychology of wealth and poverty, social justice, social and individual factors of material well-being, social comparison).
  • Psychological safety in emergency situations (safe educational space, psychological safety of communities, readiness to act in emergencies, social practices of emergency, psychological support of victims).
  • Intergroup relations, social and political conflicts (geopolitics and globalization, regional policy, solidarity, political conflicts, violent actions and population’s reactions, gender and gender policy, ethno-national and international relations, ethnic and other stereotypes, prejudice, xenophobia, social dialogues, political narratives, historical narratives, historical and collective traumas, territorial identity, historical memory).
  • Psychological support of election campaigns (image of political activity subjects, psychology of the voter, features of research tools use in electoral process, electoral behavior prognostication, social and political advertising).
  • Development of political psychology as an academic discipline and the task of specialists’ training in this field.

The conference also plans to hold a number of round tables and workshops