Kasser Talks

Tim Kasser (Psychology) recently gave numerous talks while in Europe. First, he was an invited keynote speaker at the GLAMURS conference in Brussels, Belgium (sponsored by the European Commission); he spoke on “Living both well and sustainably: Research insights and policy suggestions”. He then gave a series of talks in Hungary, all sponsored by the Keteg-Oikonomia Foundation. He gave talks on “Capitalism, materialistic values, and quality of life: An empirical, psychological approach” at Corvinus University, University of Kaposvar, Semmelweis University, and University of Debrecen. Kasser also gave a seminar on “Values & Goals” at Semmelweis University and a public talk on “Growing up under Consumerism: Effects on Children’s Values and Well-being” at Parbeszed Haza.

Berlin Poems Published

Monica Berlin (English) has published two new poems. “[Someone left the light on, so that nearly]” and “[That sense of scale & some distance makes]” appear in the most recent issue of Bennington Review (fall/winter 2016).

McAndrew Article Published

Frank McAndrew (Psychology) has published an article on “Competition” in The Sage Encyclopedia of War: Social Science Perspectives. (pp. 367-368, edited by P.I. Joseph, 2017 – Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications). A link to the article can be found here: http://media.wix.com/ugd/a6ef2a_7d2a330694e74da9b4f9cab14c14c781.pdf

McAndrew also recently published an essay entitled “The Perils of a Life in Isolation” in The Conversation that was picked up by the Associated Press and several other media outlets. A link to the essay can be found here: https://theconversation.com/the-perils-of-a-life-in-isolation-68278