1. National Identity
National Identity is a research cluster that is focused on researching topics surrounding nationalism by both quantitative and qualitative approaches. One of the researches in this cluster is in partnership with The Psycho-cultural Consortium of Indonesia (KPI). This research cluster is led by Dr. Wenty Marina Minza, M.A. & Acintya R., S.Psi., M.A.
Stereotype Prejudice in Intergroup Relations (SPRINT) is a research cluster that is focused on stereotypes and prejudice in different settings with both qualitative and quantitative approaches. Ongoing researches are around prejudice in social media, medical, and educational settings. This research cluster is led by Yopina Galih Pertiwi, S.Psi., M.A., Ph.D.
3. Political Psychology, Issue: G30S/PKI
This research cluster is focused on parsing Twitter data regarding the issue of communism in Indonesia. Data is gathered using Python coding software and will be coded qualitatively as well as quantitatively. This research cluster is led by Haidar Buldan Thontowi, M.A., Ph.D. (Cand)
4. MEMORY AND IDENTITY
The Memory and Identity research cluster led by Acintya Ratna Priwati, S.Psi., M.A. is research that proposes that national identity is time-bound. An individual’s idea about their national identity is influenced by collective memory processing deeply ingrained within individuals and groups as well as their future orientation. The researchers assume that contrasting thoughts are influenced by the characteristics and the events occurring across generations. This research aims to discover the construction of collective memory, the psychological dynamics regarding known information about the current condition, and the projection of national identity in the future across generations in Indonesia.
5. COVID-19 RESEARCH
a. Research Collaboration “The Social Perception of Covid-19 Risks and Diffusion”
Center for Indigenous and Cultural Psychology performed/performs collaborative research with several universities around the globe such as Universitá Giustino Fortunato, Italy; University of Oslo, Norway; Universitá di Salerno, Italy; Federal University of Bahia, Brazil; University of Tallin, Estonia; Ritsumeikan University, Japan; University of Sydney, Australia; University of Aix-Marseille; Sigmund Freud Privat University, Austria; University of Luxembourg; and East China Normal University, China. This exploratory study aims to explore the Covid-19 issue from anthropological and psychological perspectives. This research project is/was led by Luca Tateo, Ph.D., the associate professor who was invited by CICP as a guest lecturer in 2019. Dr. Wenty Marina Minza, M.A. serves/served as the research coordinator in Indonesia. The outputs of this study are graphic data and policy brief aimed at stakeholders. The aforementioned outputs could help stakeholders in designing the appropriate method of communicating pandemic mitigation efforts for the citizen.
b. The Response to Covid-19 Pandemic Based on Twitter Data Analysis
The objective of this qualitative research is to obtain information on social media citizen’s responses to the pandemic situation through the social media platform of Twitter. This research is/was led by Haidar Buldan Thontowi, S.Psi., M.A., Ph.D.(cand), the director of the Center for Indigenous and Cultural Psychology. The research team collected data from Twitter and analyzed it using the thematic analysis method. The researchers will identify the types of panic reactions among Indonesian people. The outputs of this research are publication manuscripts and a policy brief to stakeholders as a guide in socializing future pandemic mitigation efforts.
6. Policy Brief Team
The output of our researches will be channeled and used as policy-making recommendations both formally by way of an institution’s policy suggestions and through alternative popular media (popular articles).