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Two BIGSSS Symposia on Value Change at IACPP Congress
Summer time is conference time!
From July 1-5, 2018, the International Association for Cross-Cultural Psychology (IACCP) held their 24th Congress on "Multiculturalism in a Global Perspective: Benefits and Challenges" at the City University of Guelph, Canada. Boasting a colourful array of topics and approaches, the conference was attended by scholars from numerous international universities.
The congress was the perfect opportunity for BIGSSS fellows, faculty, and alumni to elaborate on some of the projects they have worked on in two BIGSSS symposia:
BIGSSS Symposium on "Value-Behavior Relation, Value Priorities and Value Change"
Chair: Mandy Boehnke | Discussion: Jan Cieciuch
Social Construction of the Value-Behavior Relation
Vladimir Ponizovskiy, Lusine Grigoryan, Ulrich Kühnen, and Klaus Boehnke
Are Personal Values Less Stable than We Think? Results from a Comparative Longitudinal Study with German Exchange Students in the US, Europe and Latin America
Regina Arant and Klaus Boehnke
Introducing the ‘Distribution Approach’ as an Alternative Methodology to Empirically Arrive at Value Priorities at the Culture Level
Adrian Stanciu, Erich H. Witte, and Klaus Boehnke
BIGSSS Symposium on "Immigration and Value Change – Interdisciplinary Perspectives"
Chair: Franziska Deutsch | Discussion: Michael Bond
Changing Values through Immigration?
Mandy Boehnke and Franziska Deutsch
The Three Facets of National Identity: Identity Dynamics and Anti-Immigrant Attitudes in Russia
Lusine Grigoryan and Vladimir Ponizovskiy
Agent-based Models: A Methodological Tool to Investigate the Emergence of Multicultural Societies
Furthermore, BIGSSS postdoc Dora Simunovic presented the paper "God's Loyal Opposition: An Evolutionary Perspective on Theism and Atheism" and a poster on "Minority v. Majority: Intergroup Conflict as a Structural Phenomenon", fellow Malgorzata Jakubowska a co-authored paper with her supervisor Ulrich Kühnen on “Are Meta-ethical Beliefs the Key to Understanding Anti-atheist Prejudice?”and alumna Marieke van Egmond one on “Gender Inequity Norms and Self-Esteem in two African countries: The Role of Basic Psychological Need Satisfaction for Adolescent Girls in Malawi and Mozambique”.
Alexandra Mittelstädt organized a session on “Acculturation and Integration of Migrants and Ethnic Groups: Negotiating Acculturation Orientations in a World of Increasing Diversity where she also presented her paper “Constructing Integration Orientation through Social Media: A Cross-Cultural Comparison of Turk and Koreans in Germany”.