Our Agenda

Our Agenda

Please find below a chronological list of occurrences in SIRG SoNeAt’s Agenda. More specific information about the listed ACTIVITIES and EVENTS can be found when following the provided links.

  • EVENT
    “Joint SIRG FCAR and SoNeAt Symposium – Advances in Research on Father-Child Relationships: An Attachment and Social Neuroscience Perspective”

    Our SIRG SoNeAt is part of a symposium at this year’s International Attachment Conference IAC2022 (Lisbon, Portugal; July 14-16, 2022).

    The symposium will feature four talks by Audrey-Ann Deneault, Marian J Bakermans-Kranenburg, Darby Saxbe, and Pascal Vrticka.

  • EVENT
    “Epigenetics meets Social Neuroscience of Attachment Conference

    The SIRG SoNeAt hosted a one-day hybrid conference on epigenetics, social neuroscience, and attachment, in association with Project Alpha led by Prof Tsachi Ein-Dor.

    The conference took place on July 5, 2022 at the University of Essex Colchester Campus as well as remotely on Zoom.

    For more information about the conference, please check out the dedicated conference website.

  • EVENT
    Virtual mini-conference on “Attachment from a Social Neuroscience Perspective” on September 23rd and 24th, 2021

    The SIRG SoNeAt was honoured to host one of the three virtual mini-conferences organised by the Society for Emotion and Attachment Studies (SEAS). The conference brought together more than 100 researchers and other interested people from around the globe.

    For more information about the conference, please check out the dedicated mini-conference website.

  • EVENT
    Virtual Conference Workshop on “70 Years of Attachment Research: A Multidisciplinary Social Neuroscience Perspective”

    Poster Abstract Submission Deadline: June 30, 2020 – closed
    ►Registration Deadline: July 31, 2020 – closed
    ►Workshop: August 12 and 13, 2020


    The SIRG SoNeAt was very happy to host a first edition of a virtual conference workshop on attachment and social neuroscience. Please see here for more details.

    A summary of the workshop can be found here.

  • ACTIVITY
    Special Issue on “The Social Neuroscience of Human Attachment” in Attachment & Human Development

    ►Pre-Submission Inquiry Deadline September 30, 2019 – closed
    ►Submission Deadline February 29, 2020 – closed

    Pre-submission inquiry decisions were sent out in early October 2019. All initially accepted articles are now in and under external review. Please see here for more information on the special issue.

  • SIRG SoNeAt Coordinating Board Formation

    August & September 2019

    The coordinating board of SoNeAt is formed, consisting of coordinating board president Pascal Vrticka and the coordinating board members Ashley Groh, Melanie Kungl, Nicole Letourneau, Anne Rifkin-Graboi, and Lars White.

  • SIRG SoNeAt Launching Event

    July 19, 2019

    The SIRG SoNeAt is officially launched at the International Attachment Conference (IAC) in Vancouver. It is situated within the Society for Emotion and Attachment Studies (SEAS).


Other activities are currently being evaluated and will be mentioned here as soon as more details become available.