Conferences

Stress Conference 2018 

Athens, Greece - June 2-4
Held at the Athens Gate Hotel

 

CONFERENCE PROGRAM
The 16th International Conference on Social Stress Research will be held June 2-4, 2018 in Athens, Greece at the Athens Gate Hotel. The International Conference on Social Stress has become an important conference for scholars working in the area of stress and health and a major forum for sharing new research that incorporates components of the stress process. The conferences, sponsored by the University of New Hampshire, are held approximately every two years and attract the leading scholars in the field. Previous conferences have been held in Portsmouth, New Hampshire; Honolulu, Hawaii; Santa Fe, New Mexico; San Diego, California; London, England; Venice, Italy; Paris, France; Budapest, Hungary; and Montreal and Vancouver, Canada. The conference is organized and directed by Professors Heather Turner, Karen Van Gundy, and Catherine Moran in the Department of Sociology at the University of New Hampshire.

The 2018 conference will feature two distinguished keynote speakers: Michael Hughes (Virginia Tech) and Deborah Carr (Boston University). Previous keynote speakers have included Leonard Pearlin, Howard Kaplan, Ronald Kessler, Bruce Dohrenwend, George Brown, Robert Weiss, Michael Rutter, Hamilton McCubbin, Peggy Thoits, R. Jay Turner, Carol Aneshensel, Elizabeth Meneghan, Bruce Link, Blair Wheaton, James House, Allan Horwitz, William Avison, Linda George, Jane McLeod, Scott Schieman, David Williams, Chloe Bird, William Vega, and Deborah Umberson.

The final program will be based on the content of the submissions. Sessions involving the following themes are likely: childhood/adolescent stress and adversity; stressors across the life course; work and unemployment-related stressors; stress in family contexts; the stress of discrimination; stress processes and religion; gender and stress; race, ethnicity and culture; intersections of physical and mental health; catastrophic and traumatic stress; and neighborhood/place contexts of stress.

Call for Papers

Held at the Athens Gate Hotel

CALL FOR PAPERS

We invite you to submit either a complete paper or an extended abstract. In the case of abstracts, you must provide sufficient information for evaluation of the substance and scientific merit of the paper.

To be considered for presentation, please submit papers or extended abstracts by February 1, 2018. Send all papers/abstracts or requests for information to Catherine Moran at Catherine.Moran@unh.edu

2018 Keynote Speakers

 

Deborah Carr

Deborah Carr

Deborah Carr

Boston University

Michael Hughes

Michael Hughes

Michael Hughes

Virginia Tech

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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