New European master programme in Social and Cultural Psychology
Apply now to the new Global-MINDS European Master in the Psychology of Global Mobility, Inclusion and Diversity in Society, funded by the Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degree programme from the European Union (Erasmus+) and coordinated by ISCTE-IUL. Th...
Newest Issue of the CIS Newsletter is available
Read the newest CIS Newsletter, organized by the Community and Development Research Group and the Psychology of Social Change Research Group.
Research fellowship (master’s degree) in the project INHERIT
Open call for a research fellowship (master’s degree) in the project “INHERIT – Intersectoral Health and Environment Research for Innovation” (INHERIT-667364 H2020-PHC), financed by the European Commission through the Horizon 2020 programme. The proj...
Collective Narcissism and Politics in the Media
Research published in the European Journal of Personality by CIS members Drs. Agnieszka Golec de Zavala and Rita Guerra, suggests collective narcissism as a key factor contributing to Britain’s vote to leave the EU, and the USA’s election of Donald T...
Bolsa de Pós Doutoramento em Psicologia no âmbito do projecto MEMOTRADE ( (Social memory of water-related trades and practices: local knowledge and climate change adaptation)
Encontra-se aberto concurso para atribuição de uma Bolsa de Pós Doutoramento em Psicologia no âmbito do projecto MEMOTRADE (Social memory of water-related trades and practices: local knowledge and climate change adaptation, ERANET/CIRCLE-MED2/0003/20...


Final seminar of the Project Playgroups for Inclusion
On the 23th of February it will take place at Gulbenkian the final seminar of the pilot project Playgroups/ Grupos Aprender, Brincar, Crescer (GABC) showing its impacts and monitoring information.
25th of November, 18h, Aud. Afonso de Barros (ala autónoma)
Seminar "Representations of the rural in Portugal – the centrality of environmental matters", by Elisabete Figueiredo, Universidade de Aveiro
Elisabete Figueiredo, is a Sociologist (ISCTE–IUL) and PhD in Environmental Sciences (University of Aveiro). She is Assistant Professor at the Department of Social, Political and Territorial Sciences, and full researcher at GOVCOPP (Research Unit on ...
21/10/ 2016
Racism, Sexism and the Attribution of Sexism to the Racialized Other
The conference will present a survey study conducted with 273 Swiss nationals (125 men and 148 women), analyzing interconnection between gender and race relations. It will show that the attribution of an extraordinary sexism to the racialized Other (...
"Understanding Sustainable Energy Transitions: the Contribution of Societal Psychology", by Mauro Sarrica from Universidade La Sapienza, Roma.
The seminar will address energy transition from a societal psychology perspective. Indeed, whereas the interplay between normative regulation, technological advances, political debates, shared representations and individual practices has been largely...
"Visual methodologies: from photos as data to participatory action research", by Mauro Sarrica, within the activities of the Doctoral Programme in Psychology (PDP-IUL).
Psychology has a long tradition of using visual data. Classic projective tests such as the Rorschach or the Thematic Apperception Test, for example, are based on the idea to use the polysemic nature of images to stimulate individual interpretations, ...


Did you know that Twitter messages indicate the reactions to food crisis?
In a recent study, CIS-IUL researchers engaged in FoodRisC Project analysed the Spanish tweets during the 2011 food crisis associated to the EHEC or Ecoli - Enterohaemorrhagic Escherichia coli. This crisis has important consequences for Spanish cucum...
Do you know that we may get so threatened seeing innocent people suffering that we may end blaming them and derogating them thus contributing even more to their suffering?
Did you know that human adults seem to be more efficient decoders of dog's emotional expression that to humans or chimpanzees facial expressions?

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