DescriptionWith increasing interconnectedness of the world, intensifying migration flows and the rise of the rightwing populism in many countries, the topic of intercultural relations has become more and more relevant. Cultural and linguistic diversity brings both opportunities and challenges by, on the one hand, enriching human communication and enhancing societies’ creative potential, and on the…

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The purpose of the International Association for Cross-Cultural Psychology is to promote and facilitate research in the areas of culture and psychology. The IACCP believes that it is important to encourage high quality intercultural research at the predoctoral level. The Harry and Pola Triandis Doctoral Thesis Award is intended to honor and reward good research…

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The Kwok Leung Research Award is given to support research conducted by graduate students and young scholars entering the field of cross-cultural psychology. We are happy to announce the winners of 2019 Kwok Leung Research Award:  Jorge Barahona-Ramirez & Melissa Arce-Chinchilla, Earth University, Costa Rica Project Title: Diagnosis of the social and academic performance of…

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Harry C. Triandis (1926-2019) died peacefully on June 1, 2019, at the age of 92 at the care center in his retirement community in Carlsbad, Calif. He is survived by his daughter, Louisa, son-in-law, James, grandchildren, Alex and Nico and numerous students around the world whose lives he greatly impacted. He was preceded in death…

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On February, 12, 2020, Geert Hofstede, long time member and Honorary Fellow of the International Association for Cross-Cultural Psychology (IACCP) passed away. We honor him in a personal memoir of our former president and Honorary Fellow Michael Harris Bond.             Geert Hofstede – a personal memoir by an appreciative colleague As Geert wrote in an…

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The time has come again to call for your participation in the elections of IACCP.  Please review our candidates for various positions, and cast your vote by clicking the link Voting commences immediately and closes on March 31, 2020. You must be a member in good standing as of February 1, 2020 in order to…

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The Witkin-Okonji Award honours the memory of Herman Witkin and Michael Ogbulu Okonji, early pioneers in the field of collaborative cross-cultural research. The purpose of the fund is to provide financial awards to IACCP members to facilitate their attendance at international congresses, with particular concern for members from countries or areas of the world that…

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The Culture & Psychology (C&P) School, sponsored by the International Association for Cross- Cultural Psychology (IACCP), is open to students at Doctoral and Masters levels who are interested in culture and psychology. Workshops are geared toward students of varying levels, from early graduate studies to advanced or senior graduate students. The C&P School provides a…

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The biennial congresses of IACCP provide an occasion on which one or more Honorary Fellowships can be awarded to persons who have made an outstanding contribution to the field of cross-cultural psychology through scholarship, through the work of the Association, or both. Nominations will be considered by the Standing Committee on Awards. Nominations are now…

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We inform you with great sadness that Prof. Deon Meiring passed away unexpectedly on Friday 4 October 2019. He had been the regional representative of IACCP for Central and Southern Africa between 2012-2019. He also chaired the committee which hosted the 21st IACCP conference in Stellenbosch, South Africa, in 2012. This conference was a huge…

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