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Professor AKALIYSKI Plamen

Prof. AKALIYSKI Plamen

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Assistant Professor
 

Contact

Tel: (852) 2616 7955
Fax: (852) 2456 0737
Email: plamenakaliyski@ln.edu.hk 

 

 

Office

WYL211, Dorothy Y L Wong Building
Department of Sociology and Social Policy
Lingnan University, Tuen Mun, Hong Kong

Plamen Akaliyski holds a PhD in Sociology from the University of Oslo and an MA from Free University Berlin. Prior to joining Lingnan University in August 2023, he was a postdoctoral researcher at University Carlos III of Madrid and Keio University in Tokyo. His research interests are particularly in understanding cultural differences between contemporary societies, considering the role of historical legacies and processes of modernization.

  • Cultural Values
  • Cultural Change
  • Modernization
  • Societal Health and Well-being

BA (Plovdiv University), MA (Free University Berlin), PhD (University of Oslo)

Journal Articles 

 

Plamen Akaliyski and Tim Reeskens (2023). Ukrainian Values: Between the Slavic-Orthodox Legacy and Europe's Allure. European Societies. Online First. https://doi.org/10.1080/14616696.2023.2206901

 

Plamen Akaliyski (2023). Distinct Conceptions of Freedom in East Asia and the Protestant-West Underpin Unique Pathways to Modernity. Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology. 54(2). 173-174. https://doi.org/10.1177/00220221221143320

 

Jianghong Li, Plamen Akaliyski, Jan Paul Heisig, Simon Löbl, and Michael Minkov (2022). Fiexible Societies Excel in Saving Lives in the First Stage of the COVID-19 Pandemic. Frontiers in Psychology. Online First. https://doi.org/10.3389/fpsyg.2022.924385

 

Plamen Akaliyski, Michael Minkov, Jianghong Li, Michael Harris Bond, and Stefan Gehrig (2022). The weight of culture: Societal individualism and flexibility explain large global variations in obesity. Social Science & Medicine. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.socscimed.2022.115167. Online First.

 

Michael Minkov, Anneli Kaasa, Plamen Akaliyski, and Michael Schachner (2022). 'Harsh' Culture, Alcoholism, Climate, and Social Hardship Explain National Differences in Suicide Rates. Comparative Sociology. 21(1), 43-63. https://doi.org/10.1163/15691330-bja10049

 

Plamen Akaliyski, Christian Welzel, and Josef Hien (2022). A Community of Shared Values? Dimensions and Dynamics of Cultural Integration in the European Union. Journal of European Integration. 44(4), 569-590. https://doi.org/10.1080/07036337.2021.1956915

 

Plamen Akaliyski, Christian Welzel, Michael Harris Bond, and Michael Minkov (2021). On "Nationology": The Gravitational Field of National Culture. Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology. 52(8-9), 771-793.  https://doi.org/10.1177/00220221211044780

 

Pepijn Van Houwelingen, Plamen Akaliyski, Jurjen Iedeme, and Paul Dekker (2021). Convergence of Political Values? A Multi-Level Analysis of Developments in 18 EU Countries 1990-1997. Comparative European Politics. 19, 452-470. https://doi.org/10.1057/s41295-021-00241-w

 

Plamen Akaliyski and Christian Welzel (2020). Clashing Values: Supranational Identities, Geopolitical Rivalry and Europe's Growing Cultural Divide. Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology. 51(9), 740-762. https://doi.org/10.1177/0022022120956716

 

Plamen Akaliyski (2019). United in diversity? The convergence of cultural values among EU member states and candidates. European Journal of Political Research. 589(2), 388-411. https://doi.org/10.1111/1475-6765.12285

 

Plamen Akaliyski (2017). Sources of Societal Value Similarities across Europe: Evidence from Dyadic Models. Comparative Sociology. 16(4), 447-470. https://doi.org/10.1163/15691330-12341432

 

Jianghong Li, Plamen Akaliyski, Jakob Schäfer, Garth Kendall, Wendy H. Oddy, Fiona Stanley, and Lyndall Strazdins (2017). Non-linear relationship between maternal work hours and child body weight: Evidence from the Western Australian Pregnancy Cohort Study. Social Science & Medicine. 186, 52-60. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.socscimed.2017.05.046

Academic Year:  2023 - 2024

1st Term:

SOC3204

Society and Social Change

2nd Term:

SSC3102

Seminar in Social and Public Policy Issues (co-teaching)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Co-supervisor: Mr. KAMELSKI Tobias (PhD Student)