Day 2: November 30, 2016

Wednesday November 30, 2016
Room: Les Saisons (Level 3)

7:45 AM to 8:45 AM

8:45 AM – 10:30 AM
Intergroup Contact, Acculturation, and Immigrant-Host Relations

  • Rupert Brown (Sussex University) – Download Presentation  |  Video
    Immigrant acculturation attitudes, contact, well-being and intergroup attitudes
  • Patrick Kotzur (Philipps-University of Marburg) – Download Presentation  |  Video
    On the relationship between contact with asylum seekers and attitudes towards asylum seekers and an initial reception centre in the neighbourhood
  • Roberto González (P. Universidad Católica de Chile) – Download Presentation  |  Video
    Longitudinal consequences of direct and extended contact: The role of perceived in-group norms in developing acculturation preferences among majority host members

10:30 AM – 10:50 AM
Morning Tea

10:50 AM – 12:35 PM
Acculturation and Well-being of Immigrants and Refugees

  • Zeynep Sagir (University of Istanbul) – Download Presentation  
    In earshot of bombs: Identity, acculturation, mental health, and coping in Muslim refugees on the Syria-Turkey Border
  • Yasin Koc (University of Sussex) – Download Presentation  |  Video
    Patterns of motivated acculturation: Attitudes and expectations in the United States from Syrian refugees’ and US citizens’ perspectives
  • Kim Noels (University of Alberta) – Download Presentation  |  Video
    Language and the acculturation of Chinese immigrants’ ethnic identity: Linguistic self-confidence predicts situated ethnic identity patterns better than objective proficiency

12:35 PM – 1:35 PM

1:35 PM – 2:45 PM
Community and Regional Experiences of Immigrants and Hosts

  •  Linda Silka (University of Maine) – Download Presentation  |  Video
    The importance of adding a community focus to the psychological investigation of immigration issues and concerns
  •  Yuen Huo (University of California) – Download Presentation  |  Video
    Does local immigration reception polarize or align Latinos and Whites? Survey and experimental evidence from Arizona and New Mexico

2:45 PM – 3:05 PM
Afternoon Tea

3:05 PM – 4:15 PM
The Multifaceted Nature of Multiculturalism

  • Colleen Ward (Victoria University of Wellington) – Download Presentation  |  Video
    Multiculturalism: The cause of social problems or the cure for social ills?
  • Jessica Gale (University of Lausanne) – Download Presentation  |  Video
    Perceived compatibility between multiculturalism and individual justice beliefs: The role of group membership

4:15 PM – 5:00 PM
Group Discussion – Victoria Esses and Jolanda Jetten