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

Spring Lab Meeting 2017 - Scientific Materials


33rd International Lab Meeting

of the

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




The ‘Socio-Dynamic’ paradigmatic approach to Social Representations:
Anchoring, Positioning and Normative Context
Complementary Methodological and Transferable Skills Seminars


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


17 - 20 April 2017


Bibliographic References related to Prof. Gambara's Key Lecture:

  • Botella, J., Gambara, H. (2006). Doing and reporting a meta-analysis. International Journal of Clinical and Health Psychology, vol. 6(2), 425-440. ISSN: 1697-2600
  • Campbell, A. Muncer, S. and Gorman, B. (1993). Sex and social representations of aggression: A communal-agentic analysis. Aggressive Behavior Vol. 19(2). 125–135. DOI: 10.1002/1098-2337(1993)19:2<125
  • Eagly, A.H., Steffen, V.J. (1986). Gender and aggressive behavior: A meta-analytic review of the social psychological literature. Psychological Bulletin, Vol. 100(3), 309-330. ISSN: 0033-2909
  • Lipsey, M.W. & Wilson, D.B. (2001). Practical Meta-analysis. Vol. 49, Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage. ISBN: 9780761921684
  • Montanaro E., et. al. (2016). The impact of changing attitudes, norms, and self-efficacy on health-relate. Health Psychology. 35 (11) 1178–1188
  • Postmes, T., Spears, R. (1998). Deindividuation and antinormative behavior: A meta-analysis. Psychological Bulletin. US, Vol. 123(3), 238-259. ISSN: 0033-2909.


Bibliographic References related to Prof. Spini's Key Lecture:

  • Cohrs, J. C., Uluğ, Ö. M., Stahel, L., & Kışlıoğlu, R. (2015). Ethos of conflict and beyond: Differentiating social representations of conflict. In The Social Psychology of Intractable Conflicts (pp. 33-45). Springer International Publishing.
  • Doise W., Clémence A. & Spini, D. (1999). Human Rights Studied as Social Representations in a Cross-national Context. European Journal of Social Psychology, 29, 1, 1-29.
  • Elcheroth, G., Doise, W., & Reicher, S. (2011). On the knowledge of Politics and the Politics of Knowledge: How a Social Representations Approach Helps Us Rethink the Subject of Political Psychology. Political Psychology, 32(5), 729-758.
  • Elcheroth, G., & Spini, D. (2007). Classes sociales et jugements normatifs de jeunes français: la justification du système par les défavorisés revisitée. Les cahiers internationaux de psychologie sociale, 75-76, 117-131.
  • Fasel, R., & Spini, D. (2010). Effects of victimization on the belief in a just world in four ex-Yugoslavian countries Social Justice Research, 23(1), 17-36
  • Gibson, S. (2012). Social Representations of Peace and Conflict: Introduction to the Special Issue. Papers on Social Representations, 21, 10.1-10.8.
  • Passini, S., & Emiliani, F. (2009). Social representations of rights and duties in young Italians and Albanians. Swiss Journal of Psychology, 68(2), 89-98.
  • Spini, D. & Doise, W. (1998). Organising Principles of Involvement in Human Rights and their Social Anchoring in Value Priorities. European Journal of Social Psychology, 28, 4, 603-622.
  • Spini, D. & Doise W. (2005). Universal Rights and Duties as Normative Social Representations. In N.J Finkel & F. Moghaddam (eds.), The psychology of human rights and duties : Empirical contributions and normative comments (pp.21-48). Washington, DC : American Psychological Association.
  • Spini, D., Elcheroth, G., & Fasel, R. (2008). The impact of groups norms and generalization of risks on judgments of war behavior. Political Psychology, 29(6), 919-941.
  • Spini, D., Elcheroth, G., & Fasel, R. (2014). Towards a community approach of the aftermath of wars in the former Yugoslavia: collective experiences, social practices and representations In D. Spini, G. Elcheroth & D. Corkalo Biruski (Eds.), War and community: Collective experiences in the former Yugoslavia (pp. 3-24). New York: Springer.
  • Spini, D., Elcheroth, G., & Figini, D. (2008). Is there space for time in social spychology publications? A content analysis across five journals. Journal of Community and Applied Social Psychology, 19, 165-181.
  • Staerklé, C., Clémence, A., & Spini, D. (2015). A social psychology of human rights rooted in asymmetric intergroup relations. Peace and Conflict: Journal of Peace Psychology, 21(1), 133-141.


Bibliographic References related to Prof. Verma's Key Lecture:

  • Verma, J. (2001). Acculturation experiences and adaptive strategies- A narrative based study of Indian immigrants in Paris. Psychological Studies, 46, (3), pp.161-178. 133-145
  • Verma, J. (2002). Importance of the group’s social support for positive adaptation: Some acculturation experiences of Indian Diaspora in Paris. Dynamische Psychiatrie, 35, Jahrgang, 1-2 Heft 192-193, (pp.444-467).
  • Verma, J. (2003). Situational preferences for different kinds of Individualism- collectivism. In U. Vindhya (Ed.), Psychology in India (pp.54 -77). Concept Publishers: New Delhi.
  • Verma, J. (2004). Relationship among food, Body and health: Some representations from Bihar, Psychological Studies.
  • Verma, J. (2009). Indian immigrants’ perception of the French people: Looking forward to better inter-cultural relationships. In A.K. Tiwari (Ed.), Psychological perspectives on social issues and human development (pp.83-105). New Delhi: Concept Publishing Company
  • Verma, J. (2011). Representations of food, body and health. In G. Misra (Ed.), Handbook of psychology in India (pp.239-253). Oxford University Press.
  • Verma, J. (2013). Acculturation attitudes, perception of the host group and relational outcomes: A study of Indians in Paris. The Social Engineer, Vol.14, (1-2), pp.41-50. REPORT WITH MSH, Paris.16
  • Verma, J. (2016). Reasons for the Deteriorating Relationship between the Local People of Mumbai and the Bihari Migrants. In C. Roland-Lévy, P. Denoux, B. Voyer, P. Boski & W. K. Gabrenya Jr. (Eds.), Unity, diversity and culture: Research and Scholarship Selected from the 22nd Congress of the International Association for Cross-Cultural Psychology (pp. 105-110). Melbourne, Florida USA: International Association fo Cross Cultural Psychology. Accessed via
  • Wagner, W., Duveen, G., Themel, M. Verma, J. (1999). The modernization of tradition: Thinking about madness in Patna, India. Culture and Psychology, Vol. 5 (4), pp.413-445.
  • Wagner, W., Duveen, G., Verma, J., Themel, M. (2000). ‘I have some faith and at the same time I don’t believe’ - Cognitive polyphasia and cultural change in India. Journal of Community & Applied Psychology, Vol. 10, 102-314.