Call for Posters: Workshop on the Development of Political Thought, Oct. 4-5

University of Padova (Italy) will host a Workshop on the Development of Political Thought on October 4-5, 2019. A list of confirmed speakers can be found below. The organizers are inviting poster submissions on the topic of the workshop. The posters can cover any topic relevant to the development of political thought from any relevant disciplinary perspective (e.g., psychology, education, political science, sociology, anthropology).
 
Relevant topics include (but are by no means limited to) the development of political ideologies (e.g., authoritarianism, social dominance), children’s explanations for social inequality, the development of attitudes toward political leadership and the links between these attitudes and children’s own political aspirations, children’s understanding of elections and electoral systems, the socialization of political attitudes, and the link between moral cognition and political attitudes across development.
 
FORMAT & REQUIREMENTS:
The application consists of a 500-word abstract describing the research question, the methods, the findings, and the relevance of the research to the topic of the workshop (that is, the development of political thought). Only empirical work will be accepted, and preference will be given to research that has been completed but has not already been published.
 
APPLY HERE:
 
APPLICATION DEADLINE:
June 21, 2019
 
DECISIONS:
Decisions will be emailed by July 12, 2019.
 
REGISTRATION, ETC.:
There is no registration fee for this workshop, and some meals will be provided. However, there are no funds available to support travel or lodging for accepted poster presenters.
 
QUESTIONS?
 
CONFIRMED SPEAKERS:
Rebecca Bigler, University of Texas at Austin, Texas, USA
GianVittorio Caprara, University of Roma “Sapienza”, Roma, Italy
Luciana Carraro, University of Padova, Padova, Italy
Luigi Castelli, University of Padova, Padova, Italy
Patrizia Catellani, University of Milano “Cattolica”, Milano, Italy
Andrei Cimpian, New York University, New York, USA
Yarrow Dunham, Yale University, Connecticut, USA
Stanley Feldman, Stony Brook University, New York, USA
Gianluca Gini, University of Padova, Padova, Italy
Katherine Kinzler, Cornell University, New York, USA
Melissa Koenig, University of Minnesota, Minnesota, USA
Michal Reifen Tagar, IDC Herzliya, Israel
Silvia Russo, University of Torino, Torino, Italy
Linda Skitka, University of Illinois at Chicago, Illinois, USA
 
We hope to see many of you in Padova!
 
Luciana Carraro, Andrei Cimpian, and Michal Reifen Tagar (the organizers)