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INTERNATIONAL VIRTUAL EXCHANGE CONFERENCE

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October 25 – 26, 2019 Tacoma, WA http://iveconference.org/ IVEC 2019 is the largest and most prominent event on virtual exchange, providing a forum for an audience of practitioners, professionals, and policy makers from institutions around the world interested in technology, international education, and new pedagogies.  Hosted by the University of Washington Bothell and Tacoma campuses and supported by the State University of New York (SUNY) COIL Center, DePaul University, UNICollaboration, Drexel University, and East Carolina University, the International Virtual Exchange Conference is the premier event in this growing field. The hosts and supporting institutions each bring with them many years […]

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Georgetown University Round Table: GURT 2020 Conference

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March 13-15, 2020 Georgetown University – Washington, DC https://gurt.georgetown.edu/current-conference-info Proposals due: Ocober 15, 2019 Multilingualism: Global South and Global North Perspectives The world has always been predominantly multilingual, but in recent decades globalization and the attendant processes of mobility and technologization have catapulted multilingualism into unprecedented levels of public and academic attention. Benefits of multilingualism are actively investigated across neurocognitive, academic, economic, and social domains. At the same time, misunderstanding and mismanagement of multilingualism have also been shown by research to curtail the educational, socioeconomic, and personal opportunities of multilingual individuals, families, and communities. Today’s multilingualism can be the site […]

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WISE Conference 2020

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The Workshop on Intercultural Skills Enhancement (WISE) conferenceFebruary 12-14, 2020, in Winston-Salem, NC. global.wfu.edu/wise. Hosted by the Center for Global Programs & Studies at Wake Forest University,WISE is the pioneering conference for faculty leaders, program coordinators, and administrators to develop the knowledge and skills needed to help students advance their intercultural skills and awareness. Early bird rate of $400 until December 16, 2019. Pre-Conference workshops are available for an additional cost. WISE Conference 2020 registration (https://global.wfu.edu/global-campus/wise-conference/registration/) willopen mid-October 2019. Questions? Contact us at wiseconference@wfu.edu.

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The Forum on Education Abroad

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Education Abroad at a Crossroads: Actions for a Sustainable FutureThe Forum’s 16th Annual ConferenceKansas City, Missouri, USAhttps://forumea.org/training-events/annual-conference/general-info-2/ 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 a field to consider the viability of education abroad and the sustainability of our actions as humans on the planet. How do we ensure that we are […]

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IACCM-IESEG 2019 Conference: Oct 31- Nov 2, Paris, France

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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: iaccm2019@ieseg.fr 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 […]

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Story Circles: Capacity Building in Egypt

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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.

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The Making Global Learning Universal Podcast

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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, […]

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PDEV: Call for Proposals | SIETAR USA 2019 Conference | Priority Deadline April 30

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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 […]

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Seminar: Intersectionality in intercultural encounters- second call for papers

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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 […]