Carol Brown-Leonardi investigates how Britain’s exit from the European Union has affected the perceptions and decision-making of mixed nationality couples to stay and live permanently in Finland or the United Kingdom.
Dr Tita Beaven explores how can languages professionals address the languages crisis? And what happens when polyglots and artists get together with language teachers and learners to address the issues that face our discipline?
Questions of belonging and participation were addressed by legal scholar Robert Herian Senior Lecturer in Law (OU), who looked at the experience of place through his collaboration with artist Lucy Atherton.
Georgina Blakeley and Joan Soler-Adillon, explored how political repression can at once be a cause for people to flee their countries, but it can also turn into experiences of enforced immobility, a particularly harsh experience for those who become political prisoners.
Why are social psychologists interested in politics, and how can they help us understand things like social movements, protest and activism? This free course, Social psychology and politics, moves away from a state-centric study of politics and, using insights from social psychology, explores the role of identity, personality and culture for political action. The course introduces a critical perspective considering how psychologists themselves can be activists and interrogating the norms of ‘good citizenship’ in Western societies.