Day 1: November 29, 2016

|Immigration to Major Immigrant-Receiving Countries: Immigrant and Host Perspectives

SPSSI-SASP Small Group Conference

Westin Ottawa, 11 Colonel By Drive, Ottawa

Tuesday, November 29, 2016
Room: Les Saisons (Level 3)

 

7:45 AM to 8:45 AM
Breakfast and Registration

 

8:45 AM – 9:00 AM
Welcome and Introductions – Jolanda Jetten and Victoria Esses

 

9:00 AM – 10:45 AM
Determinants of Attitudes toward Immigrants and Refugees – The Role of Group Position, Norms and Justification of the System

  • Linda Tropp (University of Massachusetts Amherst) – Download Presentation  |  Video
    Empathy and apathy: Predicting White and Black Americans’ attitudes toward immigration
  • Danielle Gaucher (University of Winnipeg) – Download Presentation  |  Video
    Tracking Canadian’s attitudes towards refugees and immigrants: An empirical investigation of whether and how Canadians’ attitudes have changed during Syrian refugee settlement
  • Winnifred Louis (University of Queensland) – Download Presentation  |  Video
    Actions and attitudes towards immigrants and asylum seekers

 

10:45 AM – 11:05 AM
Morning Tea

 

11:05 AM – 12:50 PM
Determinants of Attitudes toward Immigrants and Refugees – The Role of Identity and Perceived Costs and Benefits

  •  Sahana Mukherjee (Gettysburg College) – Download Presentation  |  Video
    Tough immigration policy: Is it about rule of law or ethnocentric defense of an assimilationist national identity?
  • Stefania Paolini and Samineh Sanatkar (University of Newcastle) – Download Presentation  |  Video
    Identity complexity and inclusiveness encourage EU citizens’ interests in EU-wide behaviours by reducing concerns over immigration and increasing general life optimism
  • Rita Guerra (Instituto Universitario de Lisboa) – Download Presentation   |  Video
    We need Them: A new functional approach to the promotion of common identities among immigrants and host citizens

 

12:50 PM – 1:50 PM
Lunch

 

1:50 PM – 3:35 PM
Determinants of Attitudes toward Immigrants and Refugees – The Role of Perceived Threat and Cultural Values

  •  Adriana Espinosa (The City College of New York) – Download Presentation  |  Video
    Analyzing the United States’ public attitudes toward immigration policy using latent class analysis
  • Ravini Abeywickrama (University of Melbourne) – Download Presentation  |  Video
    “How do you feel about immigrants?” Distinct threat and emotion profiles characterize prejudice towards economic migrants, refugees and asylum seekers

 

3:35 PM – 3:55 PM
Afternoon Tea

 

3:55 PM – 5:05 PM
Determinants of Attitudes toward Immigrants and Refugees – The Role of Media Depictions

  • Stefan Stürmer (Fern Universität in Hagen) – Download Presentation  |  Video
    Media representations, threat perceptions and the seeds of majority radicalization
  • Shantal Marshall (Nevada State College) – Download Presentation  |  Video
    When “scurry” vs. “hurry” makes the difference: Vermin metaphors, disgust, and anti-immigrant attitudes

… Day 2: Agenda …

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