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FCC club lunch with Nan SUSSMAN

Speaker: Nan SUSSMAN
Professor of Cultural Psychology
City University of New York

Topic: Blended or Bi-Cultural: What Happens to Boomerangs and Sea Turtles?

Nearly 500,000 Hong Kongers have returned since the handover and a similar number of Mainlanders have returned home following study or work abroad. What are the adjustment patterns of these two groups? Professor Nan Sussman will discuss cultural identity, shifts of thought, emotional response, and behavioral flexibility and how these changes influence family, work and politics.

Nan M. SUSSMAN is a Professor of Cultural Psychology at the City University of New York. A Fulbright Scholar to Hong Kong and Japan, Dr. SUSSMAN was affiliated with Hong Kong University, City University of Hong Kong, Keio University and has taught at Shanghai University. She is a consultant to the Hong Kong Research Grants Council. Her recent book was “Return Migration and Identity: A Global Phenomenon, A Hong Kong Case” published by Hong Kong University Press.

Speaker: Nan SUSSMAN,Professor of Cultural Psychology City University of New York

Human Rights Press Awards


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