European / International Joint Ph.D. in
Social Representation and Communication

Spring Lab Meeting 2015 - Scientific Materials


27th International Lab Meeting – Spring Session 2015

of the

European/International Joint Ph.D. in Social Representations and Communication




The “Anthropological”, “Narrative”, “Dialogical” and “Subjective” paradigmatic approaches to Social Representations


at the European/International Joint PhD in Social Representations & Communication Research Center and Multimedia LAB
Piazza Cavalieri di Malta 2, Rome - Italy


26-29 April 2015


Bibliographic References related to Prof. Sara Bigazzi's Key Lecture:

  • Bigazzi, S. (2005). A cigányok szociális reprezentációja: filmek és filmcímek, in Pszichológia; 2005 IV 381-403
  • Bigazzi, S. & Nencini, A. (2008). How evaluations construct identities: the psycholinguistic model of evaluation in O. Vincze & S. Bigazzi (szerk.) Élmény, történet – a történetek élménye. ÚMK, Budapest, 91-105
  • Bigazzi, S. & Bokrétás, I. (2013). "As I see the world it seems pitch black..." A social psychological study in K. Nagy (ed.) The effect of reducing the social allowance in rural Hungary Procserehát Egyesület, Budapest
  • Bigazzi, S. and Arató, F. (2014). Forward. in Romológia Folyóirat 4-5, Pécs, 5-12
  • Takács, B., Restás, P. Bigazzi, S., Arató, F., Serdült, S. (2016). Dual communication and absence of dialogue Studies on the „Student Network” in Hungary between 2012-2013 in Journal of Political and Social Psychology. Special thematic session: Rethinking prefigurative politics. (In press)


Bibliographic References related to Prof. Alberta Contarello's Key Lecture:

  • Sugiman, T., Gergen, K. J., Wagner, W., & Yamada, Y. (2008). The social turn in the science of human action. In T. Sugiman, K. J. Gergen, W. Wagner, Y. Yamada (Eds) Meaning in Action (pp. 1-20). Springer Japan. ISBN: 9784431746799
  • Contarello, A. (2008). Social psychology and literature: Toward possible correspondence. In T. Sugiman, K. J. Gergen, W. Wagner, Y. Yamada (Eds) Meaning in action (pp. 303-325). Springer Japan. ISBN: 9784431746799


Bibliographic References related to Prof. Annamaria de Rosa's Key Lecture:

a) Dialogical, conversational and narrative approaches

  • Contarello, A., Volpato, C. (2002). Social representations and literary texts. In J. Laszlo & W. Stainton (Eds), Narrative approaches in social psychology (pp. 74-87), Budapest: New Mandate.
  • Gillespie, A. (2008) The intersubjective dynamics of trust, in I. Markova (eds), Trust and Distrust: Sociocultural Perspectives, (pag. 273–289), Charlotte NC: Information Age Publishing.
  • Laszlo, J., Stainton, W. (2002). Narrative Approaches in Social Psychology. Budapest: New Mandate.
  • Leone, G. (2013). L’incontro tra le persone. In G. Leone, B. Mazzzara, M. Sarrica (2013) La psicologia sociale. Processi mentali, comunicazione e cultura (pp. 90-117), Bari: Laterza.
  • Linell, P., Markova, I. (2013) Dialogical Approaches to Trust in Communication, Charlotte NC: Information Age Pub Inc.
  • Markova, I. (2000). Amedee or how to get rid of it: Social representations from a dialogical perspective. Culture & Psychology, 6, 419-460.
  • Markova, I. (2003). Dialogicality and Social Representations: the Dynamics of Mind. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
  • Markova, I. (2009). Dialogicità e conoscenza In A. Palmonari, F. Emiliani (Eds.) Paradigmi delle rappresentazioni sociali, (pp. 211-252) Bologna: Il Mulino
  • Markova, I., Gillespie, A. (eds) (2011). Trust and Conflict: Representation, Culture and Dialogue. London/New York: Routledge.


b) Anthropological and ethnographic approaches

  • Duveen, G. (2007) ‘Culture and social representations’, in J. Valsiner and A. Rosa (eds) The Cambridge Handbook of Sociocultural Psychology (pp. 543–59). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
  • Lloyd, B. and Duveen, G. (1992). Gender Identities and Education. The impact of starting school. Hemel Hempstead: Harvester Wheatsheaf.


c) Additional references

  • de Rosa, A.S., (2011). 50 anos depois: a ‘Psychanalyse, son image et son public’ na era do Facebook. In A. Almeida, Z. Trindade, F. Santos (Eds.) Teoria das Representações sociais - 50 anos, (pp. 491-561) Technopolitik e Centro Moscovici, Brasilia: MEMORES/UERJ, REPSO/UFES, LABINT/UFPE (ISBN: 978-85-62313-07-3.)
  • de Rosa, A.S. (2012). La psicoanalisi, la sua immagine, il suo pubblico: 1961-2011. Compiere 50 anni nell'era dei social networks. In I. Galli (Ed.) Cinquant'anni di Rappresentazioni sociali. Bilanci e prospettive di una Teoria in continuo divenire (pp. 59-101) Milano: Edizioni Unicopli. ISBN 9788840015262
  • de Rosa, A.S. (2013). Taking stock: a theory with more than half a century of history. Introduction to: A.S. de Rosa (Ed.), Social Representations in the "social arena”. (pp. 1-63.) Routledge, New York – London. ISBN 978-0-415-59119-5
  • de Rosa, A.S., Bocci, E. (2014). Place @-Branding and European Capitals:“city visiting cards” via municipal websites, virtual tours of significant places flying with Google Earth, and conversational exchanges about city-places experienced/imagined via social networks. In A.Kapoor, C. Kulshrestha (Eds) Dynamics of Competitive Advantage and Consumer Perception in Social Marketing, (pp. 126-168), IGI Global: Hershey, Pennsylvania.
  • de Rosa, A.S., Fino, E. Bocci, E. (2014). Addressing Healthcare On-Line Demand and Supply relating to Mental Illness: knowledge sharing about psychiatry and psychoanalysis through Social Networks in Italy and France. InA.Kapoor, C. Kulshrestha (Eds) (Eds) Dynamics of Competitive Advantage and Consumer Perception in Social Marketing, (pp. 16-55), IGI Global: Hershey, Pennsylvania.
  • Holtz,P., Kronberger, N., Wagner, W. (2012). Analyzing Internet Forums A Practical Guide. Journal of Media Psychology, Vol. 24(2), pp. 55-66. DOI: 10.1027/1864-1105/a000062


Bibliographic References related to Prof. Caroline Howarth's Key Lecture:


Bibliographic References related to Prof. Jorge Jesuino's Key Lecture:

  • Bakhtin, M. M. (1981). The dialogic imagination: Four essays by MM Bakhtin (M. Holquist, Ed.; C. Emerson & M. Holquist, Trans.). ISBN: 0-292-71527-7
  • Bakhtin, M. M. (2000). From The dialogic imagination: Four essays. In McKeon, M. (Ed.) Theory of the novel: a historical approach. JHU Press.
  • Benardete, S. (2001). On Plato's Symposium. In On Plato's Symposium: A Translation by Seth Benardete with Commentaries by Allan Bloom and Seth Benardete. University of Chicago Press. ISBN: 0-226-04275-8
  • Marková, I., & Kitzinger, J. (2004). Les groupes centrés (focus groups). Bulletin de psychologie, 57.
  • Marková, I. (2006). On ‘the Inner Alter’ in Dialogue. International Journal for Dialogical Science Vol. 1(1), pp. 125-147
  • Marková, I. (2008) Dialogicality and interaction. Keynote conference presented in the International Congress in Deafblind 18 October 2008
  • Morris, P. (Ed) (1997). The Bakhtin Reader Selected Writings of Bakhtin, Medvedev, Voloshinov. Bloomsbury Academic, pages 272. ISBN: 9780340592670


Bibliographic References related to Prof. Sandra Jovchelovitch's Key Lecture:

  • Averling, E. and Jovchelovitch, S. (2014) Partnerships as Knowledge Encounters: A psychosocial theory of partnerships for health and community development. Journal of Health Psychology. Vol 19(1) 34–45.
  • Gervais, M-C and Jovchelovitch, S. (1998) The Health Beliefs of the Chinese Community in England. London: Health Education Authority.
  • Howarth (2013) Insights from Societal Psychology: The Contextual Politics of Change. Journal of Social and Political Psychology, Vol. 1(1), 364–384, doi:10.5964/jspp.v1i1.64
  • Jovchelovitch, S. (2000) Representações Sociais e Espaço Público: A construção simbólica dos espaços públicos no Brasil, [Social Representations and Public Life: The symbolic construction of public spaces in Brazil], Petrópolis: Vozes.
  • Jovchelovitch, S. (2007) Knowledge in Context: Representations, community and culture, London: Routledge. (Portuguese translation, Os Contextos do Saber: Representações, comunidade e cultura. Petrópolis: Vozes, 2008).
  • Jovchelovitch, S. (2012) Narrative, memory and social representations: a conversation between history and social psychology. Integrative Psychological and Behavioural Science. Integrative Psychological Behavioural Science, 46:440–456. DOI 10.1007/s12124-012-9217-8
  • Jovchelovitch, S. (2015) The creativity of the social: Imagination, development and social change in Rio de Janeiro’s favelas. In V. Glăveanu, A. Gillespie, & J. Valsiner (Eds.), Rethinking creativity: Perspectives from cultural psychology. Milton Park: Routledge.
  • Jovchelovitch, S., & Priego-Hernández, J. (2013). Underground sociabilities: Identity, culture and resistance in Rio De Janeiro’s favelas. Brasilia: UNESCO, 252 pages. ISBN: 978-85-7652-179-2
  • Jovchelovitch, S. and Priego-Hernández, J. (2015) Cognitive polyphasia, knowledge encounters and public spheres. In Sammut, G., Andreouli, E., Gaskell, G and Valsiner, J. Resistance, Stability, and Social Change: A Handbook of Social Representation. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
  • Jovchelovitch, S., Priego-Hernadez, J., Glaveanu, V. P. (2013) Constructing Public Worlds: The impact of culture and socio-economic context on children’s social representations of the public sphere. Culture and Psychology. 19(3) 323–347. DOI: 10.1177/1354067X13489320


Bibliographic References related to Prof. Giovanna Leone's Key Lecture:

  • Leone, G., Gabrielli, G., Mazzara, B. & Roseti, A. (2014). Between elaboration and dismissal. An analysis of documentaries broadcast by public Italian television on terrorist violence and ideology during the Anni di piombo. Paper presented at the 2014 Annual Meeting of the ISPP – International Society of Political Psychology, Rome, 4-7 July 2014.
  • Leone, G. (2013). Sometimes I, Sometimes Me: A Study on the Use of Autobiographical Memories in Two Political Speeches by Barack Obama. In I. Poggi et al. (Eds.) Multimodal Communication in Political Speech. Shaping Minds and Social Action. Science Volume 7688, pp 133-148


Bibliographic References related to Prof. Alina Pop's Key Lecture:

a) Lecture “Narrative truth and factual truth in the memory of forced labour of Germans from Romania deported to the USSR”.


b) Lecture “An Ehtnographic Approach to Polemic Social Representations about environmental issues in the field and digital communities: the uneasy role of the researcher exposed to controversies”.

  • Bauer, M., & Gaskell, G. (1999). Towards a Paradigm for Research on Social Representations. Journal for the Theory of Social Behaviour, 29(2), 163– 186.
  • Cohen, N. and Arieli, T. (2011). Field research in conflict environments: Methodological challenges and snowball sampling. Journal of Peace Research, 48 ( 4): 423-435
  • McCurdy, P. and Uldam, J. (2014). Connecting participant observation positions: Toward a reflexive framework for studying social movements. Field Methods, 26 (1): 40-55
  • Moscovici, S. (1988). Notes towards a description of social representations. European Journal of Social Psychology, 18: 211–250.
  • Pop, A. (2008). Is it red or green? The construction of social realities through photographs about the physical environment and community of Roşia Montană. Sociologie Românească, 3-4: 90-104
  • Pop, A. (2012). On the notion of polemic social representations – theoretical developments and empirical contributions. Societal and Political Psychology International Review, 3(2): 109-124
  • Pop, A. (2013). Campaigning to “Save Roşia Montană”. The role of the Formulas As magazine. Bulletin of the Transilvania University of Brasov, SERIES VII  SOCIAL SCIENCES • LAW, 6 (55): 235-246
  • Pop, A. (2014). Roşia Montană: Social representations around an environmental controversy in Romania, Shaker Verlag, Aachen.
  • Reich, J.A. (2014). Old methods and new technologies: Social media and shifts in power in qualitative research. Ethnography, 0(00): 1-22
  • Velicu, I. (2012). To Sell or Not to Sell: Landscapes of Resistance to Neoliberal Globalization in Transylvania, Globalizations, 9(2): 307-321


Bibliographic References related to Prof. Mauro Sarrica's Key Lecture:

  • Brauer, M. (2001). Les statistiques et les fours à chaleur tournante : un outil plutôt qu'une finalité en soi. Cahiers Internationaux de Psychology Sociale, n° 51-52. ISSN: 0777-0707
  • Chartier, J. F., & Meunier, J. G. (2011). Text mining methods for social representation analysis in Large Corpora. Papers on Social Representations, 20(37), 1-47. ISSN: 1021-5573
  • Lahlou, S. (2012). Text mining methods: An answer to Chartier and Meunier. Papers on Social Representations, 20(38), 1-7. ISSN: 1021-5573