The 15th meeting of NNPL in Estonia, September 27-28, 2019

Tallinn University is pleased to host the next meeting of the Nordic Network for Research on Psychology and Law on September 27-28 2019. The organizers are pleased to announce the first call for papers. This Nordic conference provides a forum for PhD students and researchers in academia to present their ongoing projects and latest research findings in any aspects of psychology and law.

Abstract submission

Authors are invited to submit abstracts of presentation for consideration and inclusion in this year’s programme. We accept abstract submissions of two different kind, (1) Standard oral presentations (where there is some data or results to report) or (2) PhD-projects, which will be discussed in separate sessions, starting with the PhD student briefly outlining his or her ideas. The general aim of this new initiative is that the PhD student will get valuable feedback on his or her PhD-project from experts in the field. Importantly, the presentations of the PhD projects do not need to include any data. Abstracts should be e-mailed to:

Deadline for abstract submission: August 12, 2019

General policies

1. Abstracts must be submitted in English.

2. Notifications of acceptance will be sent to presenting authors in the second half of August 2019.

Abstract format

1.  Word limit is 250 words.

2. Author and co-author names and affiliations should be stated.

3. Make the abstract as informative as possible. Organize the body of the abstract as follows: (a) Introduction, (b) Aim, (c) Methods, (d) Results, (e) Conclusions (For submission of PhD projects; please try to use categories (a), (b) and (c).

State clearly whether the abstract is an oral *presentation* or *PhD project*.

Important Dates

Submission deadline for presentations or PhD projects: August 12th 2019

Notification deadline: August 26th 2019

Registration deadline: September 9th 2019

Preliminary information

Confirmed keynote speakers are Prof. James Michael Lampinen from University of Arkansas (USA) and Prof. Talis Bachmann from University of Tartu (Estonia).

Conference venue

The meeting will be held in Tallinn University, Narva mnt. 25, Tallinn, 10120, Estonia (, room M-218.

Preliminary information about the schedule

We plan to start around noon on Friday, September 27th with one the keynote talk, after which the individual presentations will take place until approximately 5-6 PM. The evening ends with the conference dinner (exact time and location to be specified). Saturday, September 28th will begin with another keynote talk followed by individual presentations until 3 PM the latest.

Scientific programme, abstracts and information.


There are several hotels in walking distance from the conference venue

Park Inn by Radisson Central Tallinn

Nordic hotel

Tallink City hotel

Sokos hotel Viru

Hilton Tallinn

Hotel Europa

Seaport Hotel

For further information, please contact:

On behalf of the organizing committee, Kristjan Kask

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The conference is financed by the European Regional Development Fund through the institutional package measure for R&D institutions and higher education institutions (ASTRA project TLU TEE of Tallinn University), is organised by Doctoral School of Behavioural, Social and Health Sciences.

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Published Oct. 4, 2018 9:15 AM - Last modified Sep. 19, 2019 10:13 AM