Symposia: 221/140 - When the online and offline worlds collide: Exploring how digital technology affects collective action

Thursday 6 July
16.40 - 18.20 h.
Seminar
In this digital age, people have opportunities to engage with the social world in new and different ways. This symposium presents a timely opportunity to unpack the relationships between technology and psychology, engagement and slacktivism, online and offline mobilization.

 

Chair
Laura Smith
Senior Lecturer in Social Psychology. Department of Psychology. University of Bath. Bath. United Kingdom.

 

221/14001 After Aylan Kurdi: Online discussions about threat and harm increase solidarity with refugees over time

(1) Smith, Laura; (2) Thomas, Emma; (3) McGarty, Craig

(1) Senior Lecturer in Social Psychology. Department of Psychology. University of Bath. Bath. UK.; (2) School of Psychology. Flinders University. Adelaide. Australia.; (3) Professor of Social and Political Psychology. School of Social Sciences and Psychology. University of Western Sydney. Sydney. Australia.

221/14002 Reconsidering slacktivism: online collective action, perceived efficacy and activism experience combine to affect further participation

(1) Wilkins, Denise; (2) Livingstone, Andrew; (3) Levine, Mark

(1) PhD Candidate in Psychology. College of Life and Environmental Sciences. University of Exeter. Exeter. UK.; (2) Senior Lecturer in Social Psychology. College of Life and Environmental Sciences. University of Exeter. Exeter. UK.; (3) Professor of Social Psychology, University of Exeter. UK

221/14003 Activists’ Radicalization in the Context of Ingroup and Outgroup Visibility in Social Media and Offline

(1) Kende, Anna; (2) Schumann, Sandy; (3) Spears, Russell

(1) Social Psychologist. Department of Social Psychology. Eötvös Loránd University. Budapest. Hungary.; (2) Wiener-Anspach Post-doctoral Fellow. Centre for the Study of Intergroup Conflict. University of Oxford. Oxford. UK.; (3) Professor of Social Psychology. Faculty of Behavioural and Social Sciences. University of Groningen. Groningen. Netherlands.

221/14004 Discussant

(1) Spears, Russell

(1) Professor of Social Psychology. Faculty of Behavioural and Social Sciences. University of Groningen. Groningen. Netherlands.