Presenting and Teaching in Universidad de Cordoba (Khwan and Fitri …. and Richard)

Hi All Khwan and I were invited to contribute in a round table/ symposium in the University of Cordoba, in the warm Cordoba, Spain (June 3rd). The Symposium ‘Intercultural Education and Bilingual Education in the 21st Century’ is a part of ‘The International Conference of Education and Development Cooperation’ (link below): http://www.uco.es/educacionycooperacion/index.php?sec=home&lang=en Khwan’s paper was titled: The Read More …

New book: Theoretical Turbulence in Intercultural Communication Studies"

Theoretical Turbulence in Intercultural Communication Studies Editor: Saila Poutiainen Date Of Publication: Jan 2014 Isbn13: 978-1-4438-5353-8 Isbn: 1-4438-5353-4 A number of researchers, trainers and educators in intercultural communication acknowledge that the most popular models and theories of the field are insufficient—even unsuitable—to describe or explain our practical multicultural experiences today. This collection of articles offers Read More …

New Book: Interculturalism and Multiculturalism: Similarities and Differences

Interculturalism and Multiculturalism: Similarities and Differences   Edited by Martyn Barrett   Published December 2013, Council of Europe Publishing, F-67075 Strasbourg Cedex, France ISBN 978-92-871-7692-9 €29,00/$58.00, Paperback, 188 pages Order online at: https://book.coe.int/eur/en/cultural-policies/5790-interculturalism-and-multiculturalism-similarities-and-differences.html   This book examines the relationship between two policy approaches for managing the cultural diversity of contemporary societies: interculturalism and multiculturalism.   The relationship Read More …

GTRA / Presidential Doctoral Award (PDS)

I am delighted to report recent success by Susan Dawson and Volha ‘Olga’ Arkhipenka in securing these studentship awards. Their profiles will be appearing soon I hope. Please welcome them. they will be joining us in September. R

Apples: Journal of Applied Language Studies

Apples: Journal of Applied Language Studies is a peer-reviewed, open access scientific journal in the field of applied language studies. The full volume of 2012 is now online. The first issue includes four articles that deal with language education and language teaching in different contexts. Jörgen Tholin problematizes equality of language education within the so Read More …

Alistair Pennycook (in the vicinity)

Masterclass with Professor Alastair Pennycook University of Technology, Sydney Tuesday 21 September 2010 12.30 lunch, 1.30-4.00pm class   MOSAIC Centre for research on Multilingualism Room G39, School of Education, University of Birmingham   A plurality of multilingualisms In this paper, Professor Alastair Pennycook will explore the need not only to look at the diversity of Read More …