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SIG ESCAN-Social Neuroscience 

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If you subscribe to the SIG ESCAN-Social Neuroscience mailing list, you will receive announcements about upcoming conferences or workshops on social neuroscience in Europe and elsewhere.

Moreover, if you have questions or announcements that are of general interest, please mail them to our mail list: All ESCAN members can send mails to this list. Instructions to subscribe to ESCAN mailing lists can be found here.

Upcoming Meetings


The SIG ESCAN-Social Neuroscience organizes the preconference program Toward Dynamic Social Cognition and Affect: The role of the Cerebellum and Neocortex on 22 May 2024. Please check out the full program here.

Past Meetings

The SIG ESCAN-Social Neuroscience was formerly known as ESSAN (European Society of Social and Affective Neuroscience) and merged with ESCAN in 2024. An overview of past meetings of ESSAN is available here.


The European Society for Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience aims to promote scientific enquiry within the field of human cognitive, affective and social neuroscience, particularly with respect to collaboration and exchange of information between researchers in different European countries through scientific meetings, workshops, summer schools, and such other activities.