Invited lectures

Selected invited lectures

Bakermans-Kranenburg, M.J. (2022). Moved to tears? Invited lecture, ISPA Instituto Universitario, Lisbon, Portugal (November 24).

Bakermans-Kranenburg, M.J. (2022). How can we support parents, teachers, and caregivers in sensitive limit setting? Invited lecture, National Institute of Education, Singapore (September 22).

Bakermans-Kranenburg, M.J. (2022). Play and more: Links between behaviour and neurobiology in new fathers. PEDAL Conference, Cambridge, UK (September 8).

Bakermans-Kranenburg, M.J. (2022). In the best interest of the child: Research findings and implications. 75th Anniversary of the Belgian Association for Psychological Sciences. Leuven (June 2).

Bakermans-Kranenburg, M.J. (2022). Fathers’ brains: Ready to jump into fatherhood? Parental Brain Conference, St Malo, France (May 18)

Bakermans-Kranenburg, M.J. (2022). Onveilig gehecht. Een last voor het leven? 14e jaarcongres voor Klinisch psychologen en Klinisch neuropsychologen. Utrecht (April 22)

Bakermans-Kranenburg, M.J. (2022). Vasthouden en loslaten: gehechtheid en evidence-based interventies. Congres Seyscentra, Nijmegen (April 9)

Bakermans-Kranenburg, M.J. (2022). Wanneer worden ze makkelijk? Opvoedingsondersteuning bij lastig gedrag. Congres VROEG 2022 over vroegsignalering & vroeghulp, Eindhoven (February 9)

Van IJzendoorn, M.H. & Bakermans-Kranenburg, M.J. (2022). Coachen van ouders van jonge kinderen met video-feedback: Video-feedback to promote Positive Parenting and Sensitive Disciplne (VIPP-SD). Congres psychosociale determinanten van de geestelijke gezondheid van het jonge kind. Jeugdhulp IROJ Oost-Vlaanderen en Netwerk Geestelijke Gezondheid Kinderen en Jongeren Oost-Vlaanderen (January 13)

Bakermans-Kranenburg, M.J. (2021). Gehecht aan het ideaal, of is good-enough normaal? Keynote Najaarscongres 2021 VGCt, Veldhoven, Nederland (November 4)

Bakermans-Kranenburg, M.J. (2021). Parenting: It’s in the heart, brain, and hormones. ISPA Instituto Universitario, Lisbon, Portugal (October 19)

Bakermans-Kranenburg, M.J. (2021). (Not) To Be Disturbed: Parental emotion regulation in the face of child distress. 1° Encuentro internacional sobre Regulación Emocional El rol de la regulación emocional en la salud mental perspectivas básicas y aplicadas/ The role of emotion regulation in mental health: basic and applied perspectives (April 16)

Bakermans-Kranenburg, M.J. (2021). Institutionalization and de-institutionalization: findings and implications for policy. Invited talk at the #BOURE2020 Webinar Series: Ending institutionalization and strengthening family and community-based care for children in Europe and beyond (April 7)

Bakermans-Kranenburg, M.J. (2020). A call for de-institutionalization. E-Conference on Visioning Child Care System Reform in Greece (November 23)

Bakermans-Kranenburg, M.J. (2020). Institutionalization and De-Institutionalization of Children. The interagency online round table on deinstitutionalization of children with disabilities in the Republic of Belarus (November 5)

Bakermans-Kranenburg, M.J. (2019). Why (support) family care? And how about fathers? Nurturing Change conference. London (December 5)

Bakermans-Kranenburg, M.J. (2019). A broader picture of parenting: Fathers. International Winter Training School. Rome (November 14)

Bakermans-Kranenburg, M.J. (2019). Nurturing Nature: Interaction effects in neurobehavioral development. International Workshop on Ethology, Psychology, Psychiatry: An evolutionary approach. Erice, Sicily (October 24).

Bakermans-Kranenburg, M.J. (2019). Attachment: Transmission and clinical implications. Universidad Autonoma de Barcelona. Barcelona (September 30)

Bakermans-Kranenburg, M.J. (2019). The Neurobiology of Parenting: Are fathers less well equipped for the job? Invited key note at the 18th International congress of the European Society for Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. Vienna (June 30)

Bakermans-Kranenburg, M.J. (2018). Mothers and Fathers and attachment networks. Keynote at the annual meeting of the Nordic Attachment Network. Lund (September 19)

Bakermans-Kranenburg, M.J. (2018). Child Maltreatment in Context. Invited key note at the 13th International Conference on Child and Adolescent Psychopathology (ICCAP2018). Kuching, Sarawak (August 6)

Van IJzendoorn, M.H. & Bakermans-Kranenburg, M.J. (2018). Prosocial behavior in context: Influence of genetics, parenting, and context on children’s prosocial behavior. Israeli Institute for Advanced Studies. Jerusalem (July 9-13)

Bakermans-Kranenburg, M.J. & Van IJzendoorn, M.H. (2018). Disorganized attachment, entropic care, epistemic trust, and ‘unusual’ beliefs. Epistemic trust conference, Bristol (July 2)

Van IJzendoorn, M.H. & Bakermans-Kranenburg, M.J. (2018). Development of prosocial behaviour in children from infancy: neurobiological, relational and situational interactions. Public lecture in honour of Robert Hinde CBE FRS FBA. St John’s college, Cambridge (May 31).

Bakermans-Kranenburg, M.J. (2018). Temperament as a Susceptibility Factor. Invited key note at the 22nd Occasional Temperament Conference. Murcia, Spain (May 25)

Bakermans-Kranenburg, M.J. (2018). The power of parenting support. Bradford Hill seminar, Cambridge (May 18).

Van IJzendoorn, M.H. & Bakermans-Kranenburg, M.J. (2018). Resilience from the Perspective of Differential Susceptibility Theory Applied Social Science Annual Symposium. Cambridge (March 30)

Bakermans-Kranenburg, M.J. & Van IJzendoorn, M.H. (2018). Child physical health and SES: Some facts, some hopes. Applied Social Science Annual Symposium. Cambridge (March 29)

Bakermans-Kranenburg, M.J. (2018). Family Matters: Essentials for Child Development. Key note at the 25th Anniversary Conference of What About The Children. London  (March 8)

Bakermans-Kranenburg, M.J. (2018). The burden of bad beginnings. Key note at the 19th Bridging the Gap conference, Salt Lake City (February 8).

Bakermans-Kranenburg, M.J. (2018). Possibilities for prevention and intervention. Key note at the 19th Bridging The Gap conference, Salt Lake City (February 8).

Bakermans-Kranenburg, M.J. (2017). Hechten met hindernissen: de rol van opvoeding en genetica. Nascholingsdag Euregionaal Congresbureau (October 13).

Bakermans-Kranenburg, M.J. (2017). For Better and for Worse: Differential susceptibility to the environment. Key note, Psychological Conference, Gdansk (September 22).

Bakermans-Kranenburg, M.J. (2017). Difficult starts of life: The impact of child abuse and neglect. Key note, NFSU Nordic Association for Infant Mental Health  (September 13).

Bakermans-Kranenburg, M.J. (2017). Family Matters. Key note, Annual meeting of the SCP, Puerto Natales (March 31).

Bakermans-Kranenburg, M.J. (2017). From Generation R to Generation M: Genetics in a collaborative perspective. Seminario Estudio Longitudinal “Generación Magallanes” (March 28)

Bakermans-Kranenburg, M.J. (2017). Parent intervention – the Video-feedback Intervention to promote Positive Parenting and Sensitive Discipline (VIPP-SD). Forskningsseminar Børne- og Ungdomspsykiatri, Roskilde, Denmark (March 17).

Bakermans-Kranenburg, M.J. (2016). Neurobiologische aspecten van ouderschap. Wetenschappelijke Conferentie Vereniging voor Kinder- en Jeugdpsychotherapie (November 4)

Bakermans-Kranenburg, M.J. (2016). VIPP as a program to promote sensitive caregiving: Method and differential efficacy of the intervention program. Conference on parenting and attachment, Capital Normal University, Beijing, China (October 7)

Bakermans-Kranenburg, M.J. (2016) Video feedback Intervention to promote Positive Parenting. “Health Conversations” hosted by North Central London Research Consortium (September 27).

Bakermans-Kranenburg, M.J. (2016) Fathers in the picture: sensitivity and beyond. University of Copenhagen (August 26)

Bakermans-Kranenburg, M.J. (2016) Kernel of truth in the indigo myth? Anne Treisman lecture (yearly lecture to highlight exceptional women in psychological science), University of Oxford (June 16)

Bakermans-Kranenburg, M.J. (2016). The Impact of Abuse and Neglect and Possibilities for Intervention. Invited key note, 15th World Congress of the World Association for Infant Mental Health, Prague (June 1).

Bakermans-Kranenburg, M.J. & Van IJzendoorn (2016). Video feedback to Promote Positive Parenting. Masterclass, 15th World Congress of the World Association for Infant Mental Health, Prague (May 31).

Van IJzendoorn, M.H. & Bakermans-Kranenburg, M.J. (2016). Emotion regulation: prerequisite for prosocial behavior? Presentation at the international conference “Attachment, Virtue and The Regulation of Emotion” at the Center for Advanced Studies at Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München (CASLMU, Munich, 25-26 February)

Bakermans-Kranenburg, M.J. (2016). Attachment en het dragen van baby’s. VDC scholingsdag, Utrecht (April 2)

Bakermans-Kranenburg, M.J. (2016). Kwetsbaarheid, Veerkracht en Ontvankelijkheid. Symposium De Amsterdamse School on Kwetsbaarheid & veerkracht 2.0: Nieuwe inzichten & interventies (January 22)

Bakermans-Kranenburg, M.J. (2015) The impact of attachment security on children’s development and well-being: Opportunities for intervention. Minerva-Gentner-Symposium on The intergenerational transmission of childhood adversity, Heidelberg (April 15)

Bakermans-Kranenburg, M.J. (2014). Sniffing around Oxytocin. Trials with oxytocin administration in healthy and clinical groups. The Bridge Programme, Anna Freud Centre, University College and Yale School of Medicine, London (December 12)

Bakermans-Kranenburg, M.J. (2014). What works for whom? Food for thought, Faculty of Social Sciences, Leiden University (November 18)

Bakermans-Kranenburg, M.J. (2014). Attachment organization in disordered environments. Jack Tizard memorial lecture and national conference ACAMH, Royal College of Physicians, London (June 13)

Bakermans-Kranenburg, M.J. (2014). Family Matters. Parliament, London (June 11)

Bakermans-Kranenburg, M.J. (2013). Sniffing around Oxytocin: Trials with oxytocin administration in healthy and clinical groups. International Attachment Conference, Pavia, Italy (August 31)

Bakermans-Kranenburg, M.J. (2013). Genetic Differential Susceptibility. Moderation by Genotype and Methylation. EADP Winter School, Leuven, Belgium (January 8)

Bakermans-Kranenburg, M.J. (2012). Oxytocin and Parenting. British Psychological Society, Glasgow, UK (September 5) 2012

Bakermans-Kranenburg, M.J. (2011). Oxytocin: The Oxygen of Parenting? International Attachment Conference, Oslo, Norway (August 19).

Bakermans-Kranenburg, M.J. (2011). Video-feedback Intervention to promote Positive Parenting: An overview and new applications. Invited lecture at the SRCD Attachment Pre-Conference 2011, Montreal (March 30).

Bakermans-Kranenburg, M.J. (2011). Who benefits from early intervention? The role of genetic, prenatal and temperamental factors in susceptibility to intervention. Emanuel Miller Guest Lecture 2011. London, UK (March 11).

Bakermans-Kranenburg, M.J. (2009). Genetics and Child and Family Studies. International Attachment Conference. Barcelona, Spain (October 3).

Bakermans-Kranenburg, M.J. (2004). Disorganized attachment. Diagnosis, determinants, and interventions. Invited lecture, The 2004 Brody Institute on Parent-Child Relations. Cleveland, Ohio (June 21)

Bakermans-Kranenburg, M.J. (2002). Disorganized attachment: Diagnosis, antecedents, and sequelae. Invited lecture, 8th congress of the World Association for Infant Mental Health, Amsterdam, (July 16-20).

Bakermans-Kranenburg, M.J. (2000). Implications of attachment theory and research for early intervention. Invited lecture, Workshop of the International Attachment Network, June 10th 2000, London, UK (also presented on the 11th Annual Infancy Conference, June 9th 2000, Bristol, UK).

Bakermans-Kranenburg, M.J. (2000). An attachment based early intervention with anxiously attached mothers. Invited lecture, Workshop of the International Attachment Network, June 10th 2000, London, UK (also presented on the 11th Annual Infancy Conference, June 9th 2000, Bristol, UK).

Bakermans-Kranenburg, M.J. (1997). Application of the VIPP intervention program in a sample of mothers with eating disorders. Invited lecture. Department of Psychiatry, Oxford University.

Major international collaboration, resulting in co-publications

  • Pasco Fearon – University College London, on intergenerational transmission of attachment; twin studies of attachment; meta-analyses of attachment
  • Jay Belsky – University of California at Davis, on differential susceptibility and gene-environment interaction
  • Glenn Roisman – University of Minnesota, on intergenerational transmission of attachment; meta-analyses of attachment; chapter for Handbook of Developmental Psychopathology (Editor Dante Cicchetti)
  • Paul Ramchandani – Imperial College London, on susceptibility to the effects of fathers’ parenting
  • Alan Stein and Morten Kringelbach- Oxford University, on the neurobiology of parenting and early childhood intervention
  • Howard Steele and Miriam Steele – New School for Social Research, New York, on attachment in institutionalized and adopted children
  • Avi Sagi-Schwartz – University of Haifa, Israel, on the intergenerational transmission of attachment and trauma stress regulation in Holocaust survivors
  • Kim Bard – University of Portsmouth, on development of human-reared chimpanzees in standard and enriched environments
  • Yair Bar-Haim – Tel Aviv University, on attentional bias toward threat and experimental evidence for genetic differential susceptibility
  • Dave Pederson and Greg Moran – University of Western Ontario, on the transmission gap in disorganized attachment
  • Chantal Cyr – University of Quebec, Montreal, on anomalous parenting behavior and on attachment in maltreated infants and toddlers
  • Karine Verschueren – Catholic University of Leuven, Belgium, on parental sensitivity and discipline
  • Nathan Fox – University of Maryland, Charley Zeanah – Tulane University Health Sciences Center, Charles Nelson – Harvard Medical School, and Megan Gunnar – University of Minnesota, on stress regulation in institutionalized children; EEG mu rhythm nt–>
  • Douglas Granger – Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, on stress and alpha amylase
  • Robert Philibert – University of Iowa, and Steven Beach – University of Georgia at Athens, on gene-environment interaction in adoptees; methylation of the serotonin transporter gene
  • Richard Ebstein – Hebrew University, Jerusalem; National University of Singapore, on methylation