You're invited: Join us to find out how (well) do our parliaments work?
Upcoming conference 'Psychology of Democracy 2023' will explore the importance of human behaviour in the performance of Parliament and what this means for democracy.
This blended event will be taking place at MediaCityUK and online, considering how behaviours in the parliamentary workplace shape the outcomes of democracy for us all, whether politicians, political staff or constituents.
Confirmed speakers include:
- Dr Jennifer Lees-Marshment, who is an Associate Professor at the University of Auckland, an expert in political management and author/editor of 15 books who holds visiting roles at the University of Canberra and Ghana Business School.
- Professor Peter Bull: co-author of 'The Psychology of Political Communication: Politicians Under the Microscope', is a leading specialist in the study of language and communication. He is Honorary Professor in Psychology at the Universities of York and Salford and a founding member of the BPS Political Psychology Section.
- Dr Maurice Waddle: co-author of 'The Psychology of Political Communication: Politicians Under the Microscope', is based at the University of York, specialising in the interpersonal communication behaviour of politicians, including studies of how politicians deal with challenging questions and the consequences of evasive responses.
Join us on Monday 22 May from 10am - 4pm.
The event is free to attend and there will be food and refreshments provided. You can join in person on the day or online if you prefer.
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