Academy professor Anssi Peräkylä kick starts the seminar with an overview of the project.
Professor John Heritage from UCLA gives an overarching presentation on face and self in social interaction.
Associate Professor Elsa Ronningstam from Harvard Medical School offers a comprehensive description of the narcissistic condition.
Professor Ulrich Streeck from the University of Göttingen talks about the interactional aspect of personality disorders.
Professor Rose McCabe from City University in London explains the ways in which giving and receiving a psychiatric diagnosis is an interactional achievement.
Professor Douglas Maynard from University of Wisconsin-Madison discusses the issue of face threat when a diagnosis of autism is carried out to a family.
Professor Arnulf Deppermann from University of Mannheim talks about the ways in which psychotherapy patients position themselves through narratives.
University lecturer Melisa Stevanovic and Doctoral Student Emmi Koskinen present their findings in the field of autism research.
Associate Professor Bernadetta Janusz and Medical Doctor & psychotherapist Feliks Matusiak from Jagiellonian University in Poland present their observations on how social interactions unfold in couple therapy.
Professor Mikko Sams from Aalto University discusses what neuroscience can tell about self and emotions in psychiatric conditions and introduces some methodological considerations for future studies.
Elizabeth Krusemark, PhD from Ann Arbor, Michigan presents what kind of neural and physiological underpinnings underlie the narcissistic personality disorder.
Academy Professor Anssi Peräkylä and Doctoral Student Pentti Henttonen present the research they have done together with university researcher Liisa Voutilainen on the physiology of affiliative responses in storytelling.
Professor Emeritus Jörg Bergmann wraps up the 2-day kick-off seminar for the Facing Narcissism research project and points out some questions and comments for further inquiry.
Elizabeth Krusemark, PhD, gives a profound and comprehensive review on the psychological theories and experimental research in narcissism at the Facing Narcissism -project's Nuuksio retreat in February 2020.