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International Association for Cross Cultural Psychology

The IACCP was founded in 1972 to facilitate communication among people interested in a diverse range of issues involving culture and psychology.

Events

2020 – XXV Congress of IACCP

Jul 28, 2020—Jul 31, 2020

Olomouc, Czech Republic

2019 – V Latin America Regional Conference

Jul 16, 2019—Jul 19, 2019

San Jose, Costa Rica

2018 International Congress of IACCP

Jul 01, 2018—Jul 05, 2018

The University of Guelph, The Centre for Cross Cultural Research Canada

Association News

CALL FOR NOMINATIONS FOR HONORARY FELLOW OF IACCP

October 25, 2019

The biennial congresses of IACCP provide an occasion on which one or more Honorary Fellowships can be awarded to persons…

Harry and Pola Triandis Doctoral Thesis Award

October 25, 2019

The purpose of the International Association for Cross-Cultural Psychology is to promote and facilitate research in the areas of culture…

IACCP remembers Deon Meiring

October 19, 2019

We inform you with great sadness that Prof. Deon Meiring passed away unexpectedly on Friday 4 October 2019. He had…

Publications

Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology

The Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology provides the latest empirical research on important cross-cultural questions in social, developmental, cognitive, linguistic, personality, organizational and other areas of psychology. Each volume of JCCP includes empirical papers, brief reports, and integrative review articles of empirical cross-cultural research, along with theoretical papers that may suggest new orientations for future research. The Journal publishes cross-cultural and single culture studies, and quantitative, qualitative, and mixed methods are represented. It supplements its broad coverage with single-themed Special Issues and Special Sections dedicated to topics of particular interest.

Members have free access to current and past issues of JCCP: click on the My Account link on the upper/right of all pages.

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Online Readings in Psychology and Culture

The Online Readings in Psychology and Culture (ORPC) is designed to serve as a resource for researchers, teachers, students, and anyone who is interested in the interrelationships between Psychology and Culture. Sponsored by the International Association of Cross-Cultural Psychology (IACCP), this publication is a free online resource for readers and authors.

ORPC Website

Recent Publications by Members

Cultural Clinical Psychology and PTSD

Andreas Maercker, Eva Heim, Laurence J. Kirmayer

State-of-the-art knowledge on how culture impacts on the diagnosis and treatment of posttraumatic stress and related disorders. Leading experts show:

How culture shapes mental health and recovery
How to integrate culture and context into PTSD theory
How trauma-related distress is experienced and expressed in different cultures
How to integrate cultural dimensions in therapy

Culture across the Curriculum: A Psychology Teacher’s Handbook

Author(s) Kenneth D. Keith (Editor)

Culture across the Curriculum provides a useful handbook for psychology teachers in the major subfields of the discipline. From introductory psychology to the foundations in such areas as social psychology, statistics, research methods, memory, cognition, personality, and development, to such specialized courses as language, sexual minorities, and peace psychology, there is something here for virtually every teacher of psychology. In addition to discussions of the rationale for inclusion of cultural context in their areas of specialization, these experienced teachers also offer advice and ideas for teaching exercises and activities to support the teaching of a psychology of all people.

Cross-Cultural Psychology Contemporary Themes and Perspectives

Author(s) Kenneth D. Keith (Editor)

Wiley Blackwell

This book addresses key areas of psychology, placing them in cultural perspective via a comprehensive overview of current work integrating culture across the major subfields of psychological science. Chapters explore the relation of culture to psychological phenomena, starting with introductory and research foundations, and moving to clinical and social principles and applications. It covers the…