News about our activities

- Hubert Hermans' new book SOCIETY IN THE SELF: A THEORY OF IDENTITY IN DEMOCRACY, New York: Oxford University Press, is published (May, 2018). For endorsements and cover text see this document.

- The 10th INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON THE DIALOGICAL SELF took place from 13-16 June, 2018, in Braga Portugal. The next conference is scheduled 17-20 June, 2020, in Barcelona, organized by the Autonomous University of Barcelona.

- Hubert Hermans is elected as foreign member of the ROYAL FLEMISCH ACADEMY OF BELGIUM FOR SCIENCE AND THE ARTS. The official appointment took place on 16 December, 2017, in the PALACE OF THE ACADEMIES in Brussels. 

- In the USA 'DIALOGICAL SELF BEER' is brewed by Deep River Brewing Company!! CHEERS!!

- New book: THE DIALOGICAL SELF THEORY IN EDUCATION: A MULTICULTURAL PERSPECTIVE, edited by Frans Meijers and Hubert Hermans, published by Springer. This is the fist book in which Dialogical Self Theory is applied to education.

- SHORT FILM in which Rens van Loon introduces his recent book CREATING ORGANIZATIONAL VALUE THROUGH DIALOGICAL LEADERSHIP: BOILING RICE IN STILL WATER, New York: Springer, 2017. See also an INTERVIEW about this book.

- Keynote Hubert Hermans DIALOGICAL SELF IN COACHING AND SUPERVISION VOOR de Anse Conference on Supervision and Coaching, 23 augustus, 2017 in Rotterdam. This powerpoint presentatie can be sent on request (e-mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.).

- Keynote Hubert Hermans FIELDS OF TENSION IN A BOUNDARY-CROSSING WORLD: TOWARDS A DEMOCRATIC SELF for the Jean Monnet Network, 8 juni 2017, in Bruge, Belgium. This powerpoint presentation can be sent on request (e-mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.).

- See the article Fields of Tension in a Boundary-Crossing World: Towards a Democratic Organization of the Self, about intercultural, interracial and transgender identities.

- See the visionary article by James Liu who places Dialogical Self Theory in the context of 'GLOBAL CONSCIOUSNESS'.

- New book 'NARRATIVE PSYCHOLOGY' (2016) by Julia Vassilieva (Australia) who distinguishes three main lines in narrative psychology: the theories of McAdams in USA, White & Epston in Australie en Hermans in Europa.

- Hubert Hermans was interviewed one hour by Shrink Rap Radio about dreams from the perspective of Dialogical Self  Theory.

- Keynote address at the conference IT ALL STARTS WITH A DREAM, organized by International Association for the Study of Dreams in Kerkrade, 24-28 june 2016. Powerpoint available on request.

- There is a 4-minute SUMMARY of the Dialogical Self Theory on youtube.

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