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Society for the Study of Peace, Conflict, and Violence
APA Division 48

The purpose of Psychology & Peace 2018 is to explore the ways that psychology and psychologists from all specialties can contribute to peace and peacemaking.

The program will include scholarly presentations, skill-building workshops, and featured speakers. In addition, collaborative work groups of conference participants will focus special attention on building research, practice, and advocacy agendas for the future of peace psychology. The conference will host a Paper-in-a-Day event on March 8 at the Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies.

The conference will welcome an international audience to the campus of the University of Notre Dame on March 9-11, 2018, sponsored by APA Division 48 and the Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies.

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Call for Papers

The Program Committee is inviting a wide range of innovative presentation types. Submissions may be made in either of two rounds. Early submission round proposals are due October 15. Second round proposals are due November 30. The Psychology & Peace 2018 submissions webpage which will be available August 15. For detailed instructions for each presentation type see Call for Papers – Instructions for Authors.

Registration and Scholarships

Information about registration is available at Information for Registration. Registration will open on September 1, 2017. $100 registration scholarships are available to students who are APA Division 48 members and who register before the early registration deadline. A limited number of additional travel awards are available to participants in the Paper-in-a-Day event.


Join us? -- DIVISION 48 MEMBERSHIP ADMISSION "TEST"

  • Do you want to apply your expertise in your specialty of psychology to promoting peace?
  • Are you a student, professor, practitioner, or ally of peace psychology?
  • Do you advocate for peace, train peacemakers, or do research on peace, conflict, or violence?
  • Do you want to collaborate, participate, and celebrate peace with like-minded colleagues and friends?

If you answered YES to one or more of the "test" questions, please join us!


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