“Education Abroad at a Crossroads: Actions for a Sustainable Future” is thetheme of The Forum’s 16th Annual Conference, which will be held in KansasCity, Missouri, March 25-27, 2020. Proposals are now being accepted forconference sessions and Lunchtime Conversations. Read the full Call for Proposals: https://forumea.org/training-events/annual-conference/call-for-proposals/ Education Abroad has the potential to make a transformative impact on a student’s personal, academic, cultural, and professional trajectory. However, education abroad impacts much more than the participants: home and host communities and institutions, local economies, partners, faculty and program leaders, and the environment all feel the effects of our growing global industry. Let’s gather as […]
IACCM-IÉSEG CONFERENCE Intercultural competencies for a disruptive VUCA world: Exploring creativity, innovation, resilience & resistance in intercultural research, training & management IACCM-IESEG 2019 Conference: Oct 31- Nov 2, Paris, France. Theme” Intercultural competencies for a disruptive VUCA world” Contact: email@example.com While globalisation with its quick flows of people, information and technology has been a fact for many years and many lessons have been learnt, the ever-increasing scale and pace nonetheless adds to the Volatility, Uncertainty, Complexity and Ambiguity (VUCA) the world finds itself in today, with the challenges posed seemingly increasing rather than decreasing. The conference theme thus focuses on creativity […]
The Workshop on Intercultural Skills Enhancement (WISE) is accepting proposals for sessions during our 12th annual conference, February 12-14, 2020, in Winston-Salem, NC. *Deadline for submission is Monday, September 16, 2019.* *Session Proposal Information and Submission Form:* https://global.wfu.edu/global-campus/wise-conference/call-for-proposals/ WISE Conference has an early bird rate of $400 until December 16, 2019. Pre-Conference workshops will be available for an additional cost. For more details, visit global.wfu.edu/wise. WISE Conference, hosted by the Center for Global Programs & Studies at Wake Forest University, is the pioneering conference focused on providing knowledge and skills to help study abroad and international students develop intercultural competence and […]
Intercultural competency capacity building can be fostered through an exercise titled Story Circles. ICC Global’s founder, Dr. Darla Deardorff with Duke University led a workshop using this methodology recently in Egypt. To learn more check out this video with the backstory: https://youtu.be/n7_5s9OMUzA . Pictures of the event held in April 2019.
Check out a new resource to support the infusion of global learning across the curriculum and co-curriculum, the Making Global Learning Universal Podcast! The Making Global Learning Universal Podcast is a collection of conversations about engaging diverse perspectives, collaboration, and complex problem solving in higher education—on campus, online, in local communities, and abroad. Episodes are posted seasonally. Season 1’s episodes feature faculty who have designed and taught courses as part of Florida International University’s institution-wide Global Learning for Global Citizenship initiative. Future seasons will involve guests from a wide variety of institutions, geographies, and areas of teaching, research, and practice. Visit https://globallearningpodcast.fiu.edu to access recordings, show notes, […]
SIETAR USA (Society for Intercultural Education, Training and Research) invites you to submit a presentation proposal for the conference taking place October 30 – November 2, 2019 in Atlanta, Georgia, USA. Submit Your Proposal by the Priority Deadline–April 30 |https://www.sietarusa.org/2019CFP <https://www.sietarusa.org/2019CFP> THEME: From Adversity to Diversity, the Role of the Interculturalist The world has become an ever more complex, and polarized place. The gapbetween opinions, perspectives, and facts has widened and become increasingly more confusing and challenging. As professionals in a range of fields, public and private, we are called upon to move others from increasing adversity to welcoming diversity. How […]
Intersectionality in Intercultural Encounters Second call for papers Please note: Papers can be in the form of presentations (of research or teaching materials, discussion papers, work in progress; all of approx 20 minutes- thanks! It is a pleasure to invite you to a one-day seminar organised by The British Association for Applied Linguistics, with a special interest in Intercultural Communication Research and Pedagogy (BAAL IC-SIG). This seminar is to encourage multi- and inter-disciplinary exchanges on the phenomenon of intercultural communication (competence) and its relationship with and within Applied Linguistics. Seminar Title : Intersectionality in Intercultural Encounters Dates : Friday, May 17th, 2019 Location : University of Sheffield, Humanities Research Institute Deadline : Monday […]