Hazel Markus: Clash! How to Thrive in the Multicultural World

source: London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) 2016年4月27日
Date: Monday 25 April 2016
Time: 6.30-8pm
Venue: Sheikh Zayed Theatre, New Academic Building
Speaker: Professor Hazel Markus
Discussants: Professor Chandran Kukathas, Dr Jennifer Sheehy-Skeffington
Chair: Dr Caroline Howarth

As the world gets smaller, people with different cultural backgrounds are colliding more than ever before. Drawing on studies from across the social sciences, this approach explains not only how the independence-interdependence divide can ignite conflict and also how we can harness these culture clashes for good.
Hazel Markus is Davis-Brack Professor in the Behavioral Sciences, Stanford University.
Chandran Kukathas holds the Chair in Political Theory and is Head of the Department of Government at the London School of Economics.
Jennifer Sheehy-Skeffington is an Assistant Professor in the Social Psychology Department at the LSE. Her research focuses on the psychology of power, socioeconomic status, and intergroup relations.
Caroline Howarth is an Associate Professor in the Department of Social Psychology, LSE. Dr Howarth's research focusses on the social psychology of intercultural relations, exclusion and belonging. She has examined the ways in which social institutions (such as schools) help or hinder the development of constructive approaches to diversity. She has written extensively on these issues and is co-editor for Political Psychology.
The Department of Social Psychology (@PsychologyLSE) is a leading international centre dedicated to consolidating and expanding the contribution of social psychology to the understanding and knowledge of key social, economic, political and cultural issues.

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