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2020 EASP Summer School

Published on: September 2020

Nora Storz and Wybren Nooitgedagt participated in the European Association of Social Psychology (EASP) Summer School. The summer school was […]

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A symposium on collective psychological ownership at the 2020 ISPP Annual Meeting

Published on: September 2020

Borja Martinovic organized and chaired a symposium entitled “‘Our country’ or ‘their country’? Ownership claims and intergroup relations” at the […]

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New publication in Journal of Social and Political Psychology

Published on: July 2020

The article entitled “Collective psychological ownership and reconciliation in territorial conflicts”, written by Nora Storz, Borja Martinovic, Maykel Verkuyten, Iris […]

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A conference talk at the European Consortium for Sociological Research conference

Published on: July 2020

Tom Nijs presented a draft version of his paper entitled ”We were here first’: Autochthony belief as a driver of […]

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Blog on collective psychological ownership on Stuk Rood Vlees

Published on: July 2020

Tom Nijs wrote a blog post on the Dutch political science blog Stuk Rood Vlees about his paper on collective […]

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New publication in British Journal of Social Psychology

Published on: June 2020

The article entitled “‘This Country is OURS’: The Exclusionary Potential of Collective Psychological Ownership”, written by Tom Nijs, Borja Martinovic, […]

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Presentation at the Democracy & Elections Seminar at the University of Manchester

Published on: February 2020

Tom Nijs gave a talk about collective psychological ownership in Western Europe in the Democracy & Elections seminar of the […]

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Research visit at the University of Manchester

Published on: January 2020

Tom Nijs has visited the Politics Department at the University of Manchester to work together with Professor Rob Ford for […]

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Panel debate

Published on: November 2019

Borja Martinović was a panelist in a session titled “Engraved in our memory” (27 November 2018) organized by Studium Generale […]

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Research visit at New York University

Published on: November 2019

Nora Storz visited the department of Applied Psychology at the NYU Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development to work […]

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New publication

Published on: October 2019

The first publication of the Owners project has appeared in the European Journal of Social Psychology, entitled “Support for collective […]

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Two research master’s students joined the Owners team

Published on: September 2019

Lianne Straver and Mischa Hoffer joined the Owners team to work on their master’s theses. Lianne will focus on Western countries […]

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A symposium on autochthony at the ISPP meeting in Lisbon

Published on: July 2019

Borja Martinović organized and chaired a symposium entitled “Are first (autochthonous) inhabitants more entitled to a territory? Evidence from five […]

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A symposium on managing ethnic diversity at CICA Lisbon

Published on: July 2019

Wybren and Nora presented their research at a symposium at the CICA – Conflict and political psychology. The symposium addressed […]

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A conference talk at Dag van de Sociologie in Amsterdam

Published on: June 2019

Tom Nijs presented a draft version of his paper entitled ”This country is OURS’: The exclusionary potential of collective psychological […]

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Panel debate on populism at Festival Europa at TivoliVredenburg, Utrecht

Published on: May 2019

Tom Nijs was member of a panel on populism at Festival Europa (18 may 2019). He talked about populism and […]

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Presentations at ICS Famous Foreigner Masterclass in Nijmegen

Published on: May 2019

Wybren, Nora, and Tom presented drafts of their papers to other PhD candidates of the Interuniversity Center for Social Science Theory […]

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Invited talks at Universidad Mayor, Diego Portales University, and the Pontifical University of Chile in Santiago de Chile.

Published on: April 2019

Wybren Nooitgedagt presented on his disseration on collective ownership in settler societies at the Psychology department at the Pontifical University […]

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Research visit at Universidad Mayor, Santiago de Chile

Published on: March 2019

Wybren Nooitgedagt visited the Society and Health Research Center (CISS) at Universidad Mayor in Santiago de Chile to work with […]

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Guest lectures at Utrecht Stedelijk Gymnasium

Published on: February 2019

Tom Nijs gave a number of guest lectures in 2018 and 2019 at Utrecht Stedelijk Gymnasium. Tom talked about social […]

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A visiting scholar from Poland joins the “OWNERS” team

Published on: September 2018

Dr. Sabina Torunczyk-Ruiz from the University of Warsaw, Poland, has come to ERCOMER to work with Borja Martinović on the […]

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A conference talk at the ISPP in San Antonio

Published on: July 2018

Borja Martinović presented the paper entitled “Collective action against refugees: the role of national, European and global identifications and autochthony […]

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A symposium on collective psychological ownership at the ISPP meeting in San Antonio

Published on: July 2018

Borja Martinović organized a symposium entitled “Collective psychological ownership of a territory and its consequences for intergroup relations” for the […]

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Presentations at ICS Spring Day in Amsterdam

Published on: June 2018

Wybren, Nora, and Tom presented the draft versions of their first papers to members of the Interuniversity Center for Social Science […]

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Presentation at EASP meeting ‘Understanding and transforming challenging relationships’

Published on: June 2018

Nora Storz gave a presentation entitled ‘Ethnic identification and reconciliation expectations in territorial conflict regions: The role of collective psychological […]

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A conference talk at Politicologenetmaal in Leiden (Belgium-Dutch Political Science Conference)

Published on: June 2018

Tom Nijs presented a draft version of his paper entitled ‘Losing OUR country: the distinctiveness, triggers, and consequences of ownership […]

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Public lecture at Booghkring, Utrecht Leidsche Rijn

Published on: April 2018

Borja Martinović discussed her research on collective psychological ownership and populism with an audience of highly educated people with brain […]

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Blog entitled “We came to this land first! Or did we?”

Published on: January 2018

A blog appeared in the digital newspaper of Utrecht University (Digitaal Universiteitsblad – DUB) about Borja Martinović’s research, entitled “We […]

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“Voice of UYA – Borja Martinovic on Nativism and Sociology of Intergroup Prejudices” – a podcast

Published on: January 2018

“Voice of UYA – Borja Martinović on Nativism and Sociology of Intergroup Prejudices” is a podcast created by Sanli Faez […]

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Presentations at ICS Forum Day in Groningen

Published on: December 2017

Wybren, Nora, and Tom presented their outlines of their dissertations to members of the Interuniversity Center for Social Science Theory and […]

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Invited talk Tilburg University

Published on: September 2017

Borja Martinović presented the recent findings from the Owners project at the Social Psychology Colloquium Series at Tilburg University. The […]

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Invited Talk at the Political Psychology Meeting in Amsterdam

Published on: April 2017

Borja Martinović talked about her research on collective ownership for an audience of political psychologists from all over the Netherlands […]

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Guest lecture at the University of Amsterdam

Published on: April 2017

Borja Martinović gave a guest lecture on the topic of her ERC project for students following the Research Master in […]

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Talk at the 10th anniversary of the ERC

Published on: March 2017

Borja Martinović was invited to pitch her ERC project “This country is ours: Collective psychological ownership and intergroup relations” at […]

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The Washington Post Commentary

Published on: March 2017

Borja Martinović commented on the electoral success of the far-right populist party in the Netherlands for an article that appeared […]

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