Zoom-link for the keynote presentations: https://uef.zoom.us/j/68328049658?pwd=QnJ0TE14ZDZWRVorbStIRHJSVXBFQT09 

Thursday May 5th

13:00-14:00
Keynote 1

Kevin Durrheim (University of Kwazulu-Natal)
“Opinion Research Methods and Speaker Landscapes”
Auditorium MS301

14:30-16:00
Panels

Panel 1: Appeal of populism
Classroom MS305
Co-ordinator: Inari Sakki

Presenters:

  • Ioannis Ntotsikas (PU): Social Representations of Populism in Lay Discourses around the Political System in Greece 
  • Sofia Payotte (UDL) and Katarina Pettersson: Mobilisation through positioning in Marine Le Pen’s presidential (Twitter) campaign 
  • Mariman Mabrouk (UNIL): Direct democracy in the face of populist discourse: the Swiss case 
  • Helena Rovamo (UEF): Who is to blame for the failed integration? Blaming as a polarizing force in discussion of immigration in Finland


Panel 2: Critical and intersectional social psychologies 1
Classroom MS306
Co-ordinators: Rusten Menard & Satu Venäläinen

Presenters:

  • Rusten Menard (UOP) & Satu Venäläinen: Introduction to critical and intersectional social psychologies 
  • Nita Taivaloja (UH) & Varpu Alasuutari: Understandings of consensual non-monogamies in Finnish online media contexts 
  • Marjo Vähäsöyrinki (UH): ”Se et sä oot olemassa, niin sä tuut jatkuvasti ulos kaapista”: Sateenkaarinuoret heteronormatiivisuuden rajaamassa yhteiskunnassa 
  • Heljä Jyrinki (UH), Etnisyyden ja sukupuolten välisten suhteiden rakentuminen femonationalistisissa diskursseissa 


Panel 3: Social identity, roles and intergroup relations
Classroom MS400
Chair: Eerika Finell

Presenters:

  • Federica Previtali (TUNI): At the border between institutional role and biases: exploring co-membership, solidarity and emotions in job interviews  
  • Tuuli Anna Renvik (UH), Viivi Eskelinen, Jolanda Jetten, Jonas Kunst, Jolanda van der Noll, Anette Rohmann, & Inga Jasinskaja-Lahti: Social identity and support for religious minorities’ rights   
  • Rita Latikka (TUNI), Aki Koivula, Reetta Oksa, Nina Savela & Atte Oksanen: Loneliness, psychological distress and social media identity bubbles before and during the COVID-19 pandemic: a lognitudinal study 


Panel 4: Visual/multimodat methods and social representation
Classroom MS401
Chair: Jari Martikainen

Presenters:

  • Jari Martikainen (UEF), Anneli Hujala & Helena Taskinen: Images of chairs as means of studying social representations of cross-boundary collaboration between managers 
  • Anneli Hujala (UEF), Jari Martikainen & Helena Taskinen: Managers’ visualizations of boundaries between health and social care 
  • Keshia D’silva (UH): Same old story of good cop–bad cop? A narrative approach to social representations of the police’s role in addressing gender-based violence in Indian gender advocacy 


Panel 5: Social and societal effects on well-being
Classroom MS402
Chair: Pekka Kuusela

Presenters:

  • Jennifer De Paola (UH): Reversing the vector: how does commonsense challenge how (and why) research on happiness should be conducted?
  • Ville-Juhani Ilmarinen (UH): Gender-equality is not associated with ‘gaps’ between men and women
  • Samuli Koponen (UEF) & Antti-Jussi Kouvo: The better the society the smaller the effect – subjective perception as mediators between inequality and well being

16:00-16:30
Coffee break

City of Kuopio
Medistudia Lounge


16:30-17:30
Keynote 2


Vlad Glaveanu (Webster University)
“Divisions Online: From the Refugee Crisis to COVID-19 and Back Again”
Auditorium MS301

19:00
Dinner

Hotel Puijonsarvi Restaurant Utu


Friday May 6th

9:00-10:00
Keynote 3

Tuija Saresma (University of Jyväskylä)
“Affective Authoritarianism: Masculinity, Misogyny and Aestheticized Populism”
Auditorium MS301

10:00-10:45
Morning coffee

Suomen Sosiaalipsykologit ry
Medistudia Lounge

10:45-12:15
Panels

Panel 6: Critical and intersectional social psychologies 2
Classroom MS306
Co-ordinator: Rusten Menard & Satu Venäläinen

Presenters:

  • Marja Lönnroth-Olin (UH): Discursive analysis of moral exclusions: An intersectional perspective – Analysing online discussions about the repatriation of women and children from the camp Al-Hol
  • Eva Udeh (UH): Constructions of hybrid identities and negotiations of belonging: examining queer experiences of BIPOC solidarities and communities in Finland
  • Germaine Stockbridge (UOP): Posh pursuits are pointless pursuits – A discursive exploration of social mobility discourses
  • Jacqueline Priego (UOP): Intersectionality snapshots: University student carers’ narratives in the UK


Panel 7: Close relations as a source or as a challenger of well-being
Classroom MS304
Chair: Eerika Finell

Presenters:

  • Annukka Lahti (UEF): Grieving multiple losses of LGBTIQ+ break-ups
  • Tuija Seppälä (UEF), Reetta Riikonen, Clifford Stevenson, Paula Paajanen, Katja Repo, & Eerika Finell: Intragroup contact with local mothers benefits mothers’ life satisfaction: the mediating role of group identification and social support
  • Paula Paajanen (UEF), Tuija Seppälä,Clifford Stevenson, Reetta Riikonen, Eerika Finell: The reproduction of informal etnic/racial segregation among mothers in public playgrounds
  • Reetta Riikonen (UEF), Tuija Seppälä, Clifford Stevenson, Eerika Finell: How and when identification with other neighbourhood mothers supports interethnic contact in neighbourhoods?


Panel 8 (in Finnish): Vuorovaikutuskokemuksista kertominen
Classroom MS400
Co-ordinator: Melisa Stevanovic

Presenters:

  • Minna Leinonen (TUNI): Sosiaaliset jaot ongelmaselonteoissa
  • Melisa Stevanovic (TUNI): Ongelmalliset vuorovaikutustilanteet tapaus- ja tendenssikertomuksina
  • Aija Logren (TUNI) & Sanni Tiitinen: Kertomukset ongelmallisista vuorovaikutuskokemuksista työhistoriatarinan avainkohtina
  • Leena Ripatti-Torniainen (TUNI), Henri Nevalainen & Melisa Stevanovic: Vaikeiden vuorovaikutuskokemusten kerrottavuus, selontekovelvollisuus ja siirtymät yksityisen ja julkisen välisellä jatkumolla


Panel 9: Values: continuity and change
Classroom MS401
Co-ordinator: Klaus Helkama

Presenters:

  • Anastasia Volkova (UH): Changes in moral values: A study across 30 European countries
  • Martti Puohiniemi (UH): How everyday life changes values in the context of globalization
  • Klaus Helkama (UH) & Martti Puohiniemi: Protestant countries on the value map of Europe
  • Anna Makkonen (UTU): Values in the Finnish media: continuity and change


Panel 10: Technology-based interaction and social media
Classroom MS402
Chair: Helenor Ojapõld

Presenters:

  • Martina Faccini (Univr), Soraya E. Shamloo, Mahshid Esmaeilikolahdooz & Elena Trifiletti: Online intergroup contact: when respect and no-discrimination meet the internet
  • Matilde Tassinari (UH), Matthias Aulbach & Inga Jasinskaja-Lahti: Investigating the influence of integroup contact in virtual reality on empathy: an exploratory study using AltSpaceVR
  • Magdalena Celuch (TUNI), Atte Oksanen, Pekka Räsänen, Matthew Costello, Catherine Blaya, Izabela Zych, Vicente J. Llorent, Ashley Reichelmann and James Hawdon: Factors associated with online hate acceptance: a cross-national six-country study among young adults

12:15-13:00
Lunch

13:00-14:30
Panels

Panel 11: Critical and intersectional social psychologies 3
Classroom MS306
Co-ordinator: Rusten Menard & Satu Venäläinen

Presenters:

  • Jennifer Zwarthoed (UOP): LGBTQ+ Identities in UK Sex Education 
  • Rusten Menard (UOP): Examining meaning making and positioning in trans and non-binary young persons’ narrations of sexual and gender-based harassment and violence 
  • Satu Venäläinen (UH), Sanna Aaltonen & Ann Phoenix: Temporally shifting possibilities for critique and complexities of change in young people’s sense-making of sexual harassment


Panel 12: Values: cross-cultural and occupational variation
Classroom MS401
Co-ordinator: Liisa Myyry

Presenters:

  • Kübra Ünal (UH): Turkish teachers’ rational and non-rational truth values in Schwartz’s value structure 
  • Jaana Sorvali (Luke), Janne Kaseva, Annukka Vainio, Markku Verkasalo & Pirkko Peltonen‐Sainio: Value priorities of the Finnish farmers – time to stop thinking of farmers as inherently conservative and traditional
  • Annamaria Tölö (UH): Values in the Cherokee and Sufi wisdom traditions
  • Anneli Portman (THL): Values on the north-east and south-west fringe of Europe: Finland and Portugal 1975-2022


Panel 13 (in Finnish): Sosiaalinen identiteetti, työhyvinvointi ja sosiaalinen kanssakäyminen
Classroom MS400
Chair: Pekka Kuusela

Presenters:

  • Teija Ahopelto (TUNI): Sopivaa persoonaa etsimässä – Persoonallisuuspiisteistä neuvotteleminen rekrytointihaastattelussa
  • Aija Logren (TUNI): ”Nii mä voin mennä töihin?” Lääkärin ja potilaan neuvottelut sairasloman määräämisessä
  • Sirpa Manninen (UEF): Kun vuorovaikutus ja osallisuus katoaa – näkökulmia työpaikkaostrakismiin


Panel 14 (in Finnish): Pimeä verkko, tulevaisuus ja kuolema: sosiaalisuuden laajat ulottuvuudet
Classroom MS402
Chair: Eemeli Hakoköngäs

Presenters:

  • Ella Heimonen (UEF): Kirje unelmien tulevaisuudesta – nuorten käsitykset hyvästä elämästä
  • Anu Sirola (JYU), Julia Nuckols, Jussi Nyrhinen & Terhi-Anna Wilska: Pimeä verkko koronaviruksen tietolähteenä: tarkastelussa Suomi, Ruotsi ja Iso-Britannia
  • Outi Hakola (UEF): Kuoleman pelko: subjektiivisen kokemuksen sosiaalisuus dokumenttielokuvissa


Panel 15: Media and environment
Classroom MS304
Chair: Helena Rovamo

Presenters:

  • Timo Häkli (UH) & Eemeli Hakoköngäs: Original sin or natural order – social representations of animal production  
  • Marguerite Beattie (UH), Hannibal Thai & Daria Paniotova-Mączka: A Fair Meat Price: An investigation into predictors of support for a carbon tax on agricultural products  
  • Zea Szebeni (UH), Inga-Jasinskaja Lahti, Jan-Erik Lönnqvist & Zsolt Szabó: Profiling fake news belief – the double-faced role of trust   

14:30-14:45
Coffee break

14:45-15:45
Keynote 4

Stephen Reicher (University of St. Andrew)
“Make Russia Great Again: On Vladimir Putin’s Toxic Leadership”
Auditorium MS301