Keynote Speaker

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Keynote Speaker 2017-05-28T04:42:45+00:00
Prof. Hamdi Muluk
Prof. Hamdi Muluk Universitas Indonesia
Hamdi Muluk is senior Lecturer at Department of Psychology at University of Indonesia. He obtained his PhD in Political Psychology from University of Indonesia in July 2004. His dissertation dealt with the role of collective memory in community reconciliation after political repression. His research interest is mainly in the topic of social & political psychology and peace psychology, such as; terrorism, prejudice, voting behavior, and conflict resolution. With the eruption of social conflict recently in Indonesia, he actively joined in conflict resolution effort on helping the Baku Movement and Indonesian Peace Building institute in ensuing to the peace building in Indonesia. He also served as the associate in Centre for Research on Inter-group Relations and Conflict Resolution (CERIC) at University of Indonesia.

Some of his selected Refereed International Journal Publications are: Heterogeneity of long-history migration explains cultural differences in reports of emotional expressivity and the functions of smiles (published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 2015), Social Dominance in Context and in Individuals: Contextual Moderation of Robust Effects of Social Dominance Orientation in 15 Languages and 20 Countries (published in Social Psychological and Personality Science Journal, 2013), and Jihad as justification: National survey evidence of belief in violent jihad as a mediating factor for sacred violence among Muslims in Indonesia (published in Asian Journal of Social Psychology, 2013).

Prof. Cecilia Cheng
Prof. Cecilia ChengThe University of Hong Kong
Cecilia Cheng is Associate Dean (Postgraduate Education) and Professor at the Department of Psychology, The University of Hong Kong. She is an elected fellow of the Association for Psychological Science (APS) and the board secretary of the International Council of Psychologists (ICP). She was a visiting scholar at the Institute of Personality and Social Research at the University of California, Berkeley and Hughes Hall Fellow of the University of Cambridge. She received the ICP Early Career Research Award in 2000, and the Fulbright Senior Scholar Award in 2009. She was formerly the Associate Editor of the Journal of Personality and Social Psychology (Personality Processes and Individual Differences section).

Her research interests lie in the areas of personality and social psychology, health psychology, cross-cultural psychology, and applied social psychology. She emphasizes in her teaching the development of discriminative thinking and the application of experiential learning, and adopts the student-centered approach to the contexts of advanced psychology courses and graduate seminars. Some of her selected Refereed International Journal Publications are: Coping flexibility and psychological adjustment to stressful life changes: A meta-analytic review (published in Psychological Bulletin, 2014), Epidemiology of Internet behaviors and addiction among adolescents in six Asian countries (published in Cyberpsychology, Behavior, and Social Networking, 2014), dan Cultural meaning of perceived control: A meta-analysis of locus of control and psychological symptoms across 18 cultural regions (published in Psychological Bulletin, 2013).