Dear colleagues:

Following the success of last year's conference, we are happy to welcome you to the forthcoming Congress this year.

2nd Eurasian Congress on Positive Psychology will be held from May 12th to 14th, 2017 at Uskudar University, Istanbul, Turkey. The theme of the Congress is “The Science of Living Well”

Our Congress aims to establish an academic platform, where scientific works on positive psychology could be openly shared and academicians in the field can get acquainted.

The scientific program will be enriched with conferences, panels, workshops, oral and poster presentations. We are hoping to welcome you with a fulfilling schedule enriched with the contributions of prominent international guests. The official languages of the Congress will be English and Turkish –with Simultaneous interpretation-.

We would like to welcome and meet our guests from diverse fields, who are interested in positive psychology. Feeling that the Congress will be a success with your invaluable contributions, we will be glad to welcome you in Istanbul.

Yours sincerely,
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Tayfun DOĞAN
Head of Congress


Prof. Dr. Hasan Bacanlı

Speech : A local view on happiness

Prof. Dr. Ahmet İnam

Speech : Unhappiness is immoral

Prof. Dr. Mehmet Engin Deniz

Speech : The Psychology of Being Kind to Yourself: Self-Compassion

Prof. Dr. Sinan Canan

Speech : Were our forefathers happier than us?

Dr. Louise Lambert

Speech : Musings on Positive Psychology in the Region: Where can we take the movement, how, and can we do it together?

Prof. Dr. Aşkın Keser

Speech : Positive Psychology in the Workplace

Dr. Oytun Erbaş

Speech : The neurobiology of love and relationships

Dr. Tuğba Sarı

Speech : A different outlook on life with positive psychotherapy

Prof. Dr. Ahmet Çelikkol

Speech : Exercise and positive mental health.




Important Dates


Early registration


Abstract Submission Deadline





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