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Wiley-Blackwell Exchanges

Wiley-Blackwell Exchanges

You are invited to join in the largest online meeting of minds
in the Social Sciences and Humanities

Wiley-Blackwell is proud to announce the Exchanges Online Conference Series. Each event will focus on an area of interdisciplinary interest and will include:

  • podcast keynote addresses from leading figures in the field
  • Scholarly articles with expert commentary
  • publishing workshops
  • live Q&A with presenters
  • a book and journal exhibition with delegates' discount.
Register for free!
Participate when it suits your schedule

Wellbeing: A Cure-All for the Social Sciences?
November 2010
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Learning from War – Creating Peace
November 2011

Migration and Development
November 2012

Wellbeing: A Cure-All for the Social Sciences?

Keynote Lectures

What is critical for a child's healthy emotional development?: The first three years"
Professor Jane Barlow, Professor of Public Health in the Early Years, Warwick Medical School

"What positive psychology has learned about wellbeing"
Professor Chris Peterson, Professor of Psychology at the University of Michigan

Papers

Positive Health
M Seligman, University of Pennsylvania

Is it possible to become happier? (and if so, how?)
K Sheldon, University of Missouri and S Lybumirksi, University of California, Riverside

Well-Being: Psychological Research for Philosophers
V Tiberius, University of Minnesota

Shifting blame/selling health: corporate social responsibility in the age of obesity
C Herrick, King's College London

Internet Technology and Social Capital: How the Internet Affects Seniors' Social Capital and Wellbeing
S Sum, M. R Mathews, M Pourghasem, I Hughes, University of Sydney

Passion Does Make a Difference in People's Lives: A Look at Well-Being in Passionate and Non-Passionate Individuals
F L Philippe, McGill University, R J Vallerand and G L Lavigne, both Université du Québec à Montréal

The Relationship Between Contact and Child Adjustment in High Conflict Cases after Divorce or Separation
Liz Trinde, Newcastle University, Joanne Kellet, University of East Anglia, Louise Swift, University of East Anglia

More papers to be announced soon!

Praise for our last online conference 'Breaking Down Barriers' 19-29 October 2009:

What a brilliant idea! Conferences are so expensive, so it was wonderful to be able to go to an 'extra' one
after I'd already used up my conference funds for the year...
E. Katzman, University of Essex, UK

This was a great opportunity to see scholars interact with ideas and research outside their disciplines!
R. Harris

The papers were informative and extremely well presented
L Costello, Ireland

Provocative, insightful and challenging. The Keynotes were also excellent.
B. Choudhuri, Northern Ontario School of Medicine, Canada

I think the virtual framework was an excellent way for international / multinational students to share their work and attend.
V. Nesfield, York St John University, UK

I found the exchanges enlightening, especially how some of the paper authors responded so thoughtfully to their commentators.
M. Schoenfeld, Vanderbilt University, USA

The publishing workshops were full of helpful information, practical advice that I can apply soon.
J. Anstey, Rochester University, USA