[Blueboard] Psychology Dept Public Lecture: Dr. Tina Montiel

Liane Peña Alampay lpalampay at ateneo.edu
Wed Dec 1 11:22:32 PHT 2010

As part of its 50th Anniversary celebration, the Ateneo de Manila
University Department of Psychology is presenting a Public Lecture
Series on notable topics and issues in psychology, from December 2010
to March 2011. The lectures feature a distinguished roster of Filipino
psychologists who are currently affiliated or have been affiliated
with the Ateneo Department of Psychology.

We cordially invite colleagues, students, and friends to the first
Public Lecture:

"Psychological Landscape of Peacebuilding in Asia: Theory and Practice"
by Dr. Cristina Jayme Montiel

Friday, December 3, 2010
4:30 - 6:00 p.m.
Auditorium of the Ricardo and Dr. Rosita Leong Hall
Ateneo de Manila University, Loyola Heights, Quezon City

RSVP: 426-5905 / 426-6001 local 5260 (Queenie Baterna or Mary Daganzo)
or Email: queenie_baterna at yahoo.com

This lecture is about peace psychology in Asia. It will explain
behaviors and mental processes activated during the resolution of
social conflicts, and promoting social fairness in East, South, and
Southeast Asia. Psychological issues related to ethnic conflicts,
democratic transitions, and collective memory will be discussed. The
paper will feature applied and scholarly works of peace psychologists
from India, Pakistan, Japan, Malaysia, Indonesia, and the Philippines.


Dr. Cristina J. Montiel is a professor of peace and political
psychology and has been teaching at the Ateneo de Manila University
for more than 30 years. She was conferred the 2010 Ralph K. White
Lifetime Achievement Award by the American Psychological Association,
Division of Peace Psychology (Society for the Study of Peace, Conflict
and Violence). She is the first non-American to receive the award,
which recognizes her outstanding scholarly work and her mentoring
"yet another generation of psychologists around the world."

Dr. Montiel holds a PhD in Social Psychology from the Ateneo and is
well-known for her scholarship and peace activism in the Philippines.
She currently serves as managing editor of the Encyclopedia of Peace
Psychology (Wiley-Blackwell) and member of the editorial board of the
Peace Psychology Book Series (Springer Press).

Liane Peña Alampay, PhD
Associate Professor
Department of Psychology
Ateneo de Manila University
Loyola Heights, Quezon City 1108

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