General Information

Welcome to the International Association for Cross-Cultural Psychology (IACCP) 2023 Conference!

We are thrilled to invite you to join us for this year’s conference, where researchers, scholars, and practitioners in cross-cultural psychology will gather to share their insights and experiences. The conference will take place from the 31st of July to the 5th of August, 2023, in beautiful Limerick, Ireland.

The IACCP 2023 Conference will feature keynote speakers, symposia, panel discussions, and workshops on various topics related to cross-cultural psychology. Our conference theme, “Global Minds and Hearts: Pathways Towards a Sustainable Future.”

Keynote Speakers are confirmed as follows:

Darla K. Deardorff

Keynote title: “Developing Intercultural Competence for All

Darla K. Deardorff is Executive Director of the Association of International Education Administrators (AIEA), as well as a Research Scholar at Duke University, USA. She is an EAIE trainer. She holds a Master’s degree in adult education with a focus on second language acquisition and a Doctorate degree in education with a focus on international higher education. Darla has lived and taught abroad in Germany, Switzerland and Japan and is a faculty member at several universities around the world including in China, Japan, the USA and South Africa. She has conducted cross-cultural training for universities, companies and non-profit organisations for nearly 25 years

Orla Muldoon

Keynote title: “A Social Identity Model of Traumatic Identity Change”

Professor Orla Muldoon of the Department of Psychology at University of Limerick is a renowned social psychologist with a PhD from Queens University Belfast and advanced methods training from the University of Michigan. She has over 20 years of research experience and is a member of the Irish Research Council. Her research interests include social psychology, mental health, prejudice, discrimination, trauma, and power.

Gulnaz Anjum

Keynote title: “Vulnerable and Marginalized Communities From The Global South”

Dr. Gulnaz Anjum is an Associate Professor of Social Psychology at the University of Oslo, Norway, and a renowned expert in the field of social inequalities and psychological vulnerabilities. Her research projects explore a wide range of topics, including cultural identities, climate change, migration, gender-based discrimination, and religious extremism. With a cross-disciplinary and intersectional approach, she has received numerous prestigious grants and awards from institutes such as Max Planck Institute, The British Academy, USAID, and International Development Research Centre.

Halina Grzymała-Moszczyńska

Professor Halina Grzymała-Moszczyńska is a renowned researcher in cultural psychology and psychology of religion. She works at the Jagiellonian University and SWPS and focuses her research on the acculturation of migrants, the role of religion in the cultural adaptation of refugees, religious experience, New Religious Movements, and clinical psychology of religion. With a wealth of experience in the field, she has also taught at the University of Rochester, the University of California, Santa Barbara, and Uppsala University.

Cláudio Vaz Torres

Keynote title: “The Police Psychology area: how can Cross-Cultural Psychology contribute?”

Dr. Cláudio V. Torres, Professor at the University of Brasília, has a PhD in Psychology and extensive research experience in cross cultural psychology, human values, consumer psychology and cultural diversity & inclusion, Professor Torres will bring a wealth of knowledge to the conference.

Kevin Durrheim

Keynote title: “The Culture of Racism in Psychological Science

Kevin Durrheim is Distinguished Professor in Psychology at the University of Johannesburg, where he heads the UJ Methods Lab, promoting open access to open science in Africa. He is an NRF A-rated scientist, with broad interests in the social psychology of intergroup relations, and a program of research related to racism, segregation and social change.