Teaching Institute of Love Studies

The Teaching Institute of Love Studies is an educational program intended to teach graduate students, postdocs, and early-career scholars. The lectures, seminars, and workshops of the Teaching Institute will teach research methodology and selected topics of love and relationships.

During the days of the conference, a small-scale Winter Teaching Institute of Love Studies will be organized for graduate students, postdocs, and young researchers. Prominent scholars of love will teach selected topics of love research methodology. Currently, one day of January 7 is reserved for lectures, workshops, and seminars. Some lectures, workshops, and seminars of the Teaching Institute of Love Studies can be included during other days of the Conference.

January 7The events of the Teaching Institute on Love Studies
9:00 –
Zoltán Kövecses, Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest, Hungary, The Methods of Cognitive Linguistic Analysis of Love and the Emotions (Online presentation) 
 10:00 – 10:50Victor de Munck, Institute of Asian and Transcultural Studies at Vilnius University, Lithuania, Systematic Emic Methods in Anthropology (In-person presentation) 
11:00 – 11:50Victor Karandashev, Aquinas College, Michigan, USA, Promises and Pitfalls in Measurements of Love (In-person presentation)
 12:00 – 12:50Aaron Ben-Ze’ev, University of Haifa, Israel, Studying Love in a Digital Manner (Online presentation) 

Many lectures, seminars, and workshops can also be useful for experienced researchers. The mission of the Institute is to enrich, cross-pollinate, and advance the scholarly methodologies of love studies.