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2017 Psychology of Religion Conference

The purpose of the conference is to celebrate the harvest of 18 research projects and welcome new scholars to present their works in the field of cultural psychology of religion. We hope that the conference will bring new vision, new inspiration, new ideas, and new research directions. This conference will also provide a forum for all to explore collaborative research opportunities in the field of cultural psychology of religion, to make new contribution in the reconstruction and Inheritance of Chinese traditional harmonious culture.

If you would like more information about the conference, you may contact:

Host Organization: 
Academy of Religions
Minzu University of China

Conference Location: 
Minzu University of China
27 Zhongguancun South Street
Haidian District
Beijing, China

Conference email


Dr. Bin You
Dean of Academy of Religions
Minzu University of China

Dr. Alvin DUECK
Distinguished Professor of Cultural Psychologies
Department of Clinical Psychology
Fuller Graduate School of Psychology

Dr. Buxin Han
Professor of Psychology
Institute of Psychology
China Academy of Science

Keynote Speakers:

Dr. Alvin Dueck & Dr. Buxin Han
“TRI China Summary Report”

Dr. Alexis Abernethy
"Understanding the Role of Religious Comfort and Strain on Depressive Symptoms in an Inpatient Psychiatric Setting"

Dr. Jim Nelson
"Culture and Mental Health"

Dr. Jenny Pak
"Integrating Chinese Notion of Empathy and Attachment to Develop Indigenous Measure of Parent-Child Relationship"

Additional Information:

Conference schedule and 2017 CPOR Conference Handbook