Motivation in Social Contexts: Theory and Practice

The upcoming conference Motivation in Social Contexts: Theory and Practice, to be held June 29 –July 2, 2013, in Krakow, Poland. The conference will be jointly sponsored by Jagiellonian University, the University of Gadansk and the Society for the Study of Motivation (SSM).

It will immediately follow a small group meeting concerned with motivational, affective, and cognitive factors involved in knowledge formation (June 27-28). The small group meeting is organized by Arie Kruglanski (University of Maryland) and Arne Roets (University Ghent) and sponsored by the European Association of Social Psychology (EASP).

Motivation conference speakers will include Nicola Baumann (Universität Trier), Jaana Juvonen (UCLA), Arie Kruglanski (University of Maryland), Julius Kuhl (Universität Osnabrück), Richard Sorrentino (University of Western Ontario), Rex Wright (University of North Texas–UNT), and Bernard Weiner (UCLA). A special symposium concerned contemporary issues in social motivation will be chaired by Michael Richter (University of Geneva) and Rex Wright (UNT).