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(18/03/17)  Looking for new partners for FLIGBY (Leadership & Flow) Initiatives

Dr. Zoltán Buzády (Associate Professor of Management and Leadership at CEU, Budapest, and co-author of Missing Link Discovered, the book on Flow-Leadership&Serious Games and on FLIGBY, Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi's Official leadership development program, as well as Director of the 'Leadership & Flow Global Research Program') is looking for new partners in training/teaching and research who might be interested in adopting Csikszentmihalyi's Official Flow-promoting Leadership Development Program FLIGBY, in their practice/portfolio. Please contact Dr Buzády if interested. More FLIGBY links can be found on the following social media platforms:

www.flowleadership.org

https://plus.google.com/collection/ID7fx   (flow, leadership and serious games)

https://plus.google.com/collection/8bA-rB (flow in general)

https://www.facebook.com/fligby/


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(18/03/17) A Conversation on Academic Engagement between Students at IowaBIG and Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi

An EFRN associate from the US, Gary Gute from the University of Northern Iowa and Director of the Creative Life Research Center, recently facilitated a conversation between Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi and three students from IowaBIG, an initiative-based high school in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, USA. The students in the video are assisting in a study of academic engagement among their peers. You can watch this great conversation here: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B5qFRFhxsI83Q1pWYXRTREtZTVE/view


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The Latest Meeting of the EFRN


The latest (5th Annual) official meeting of the EFRN was the last weekend of November 2016 (Fri 25th & Sat 26th) in Milan, Italy. Organizer: Eleonora Riva. Updates to follow.
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New Flow Anthology Book Published: "Flow Experience: Empirical Research and Applications"


A new flow anthology book has been published via Springer, with editing and contributions by EFRN members. You can find the book via the Springer website; the book will also be on sale at ECPP2016 at the Springer stand.


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The 4th Annual EFRN Meeting in Braga, Portugal, 27th-28th November 2015


The last official meeting of the EFRN was held at the University of Minho in Braga, Portugal, from 27-28th (Fri-Sat) November 2015.


Download full meeting report (PDF)

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3rd Annual EFRN Meeting in Angers, France, 27th to 28th November 2014

 

Around 20 flow researchers from all over Europe participated in the annual meeting of the EFRN in Angers during the last weekend of November. We caught up on themes from last year’s meeting in Eastbourne; among these were the progress made in the joint book project, which features around 30 chapters written by approximately 50 EFRN contributors.

 

Another theme discussed was our mission statement which will guide our work in the coming years.

 

In order to pursue the goals we are presently working on an application for a UK fund. 

 

Finally we chose a new chairwoman, Lucia Ceja, for the next year. And we decided to have our next meeting at the University of Minho in Braga Portugal, hosted by Teresa Freire, taking place 27th to 28th November 2015.


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2nd EFRN Meeting in Eastbourne, England, 29-30 Nov 2013


The second annual meeting of the EFRN in Eastbourne on 29-30 November 2013, hosted by the University of Brighton, was a great success, with members from Denmark, France, Germany, Italy, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, the Netherlands, and the United Kingdom attending.  The psychophysiology of flow group met on Friday the 29th and the general meeting took place on Saturday the 30th.  Hanneke van Bruggen was invited as a speaker this year, to share her extensive experience as the former organizer of the successful ENOTHE occupational health education group, amongst many others.  As a result of her guidance, the EFRN meeting focused on formalising and tightening up the organisation of the EFRN, agreeing on collaborative projects and beginning to establish better networks of communication, both amongst members of the group and with the outside world.  Subcommittees were formed and tasks delegated, including the formation of a mission statement and goals for the coming half year, ahead of the next half-session meeting of the EFRN at the ENPP conference in Amsterdam in July 2014.