Adrian Holliday on PhD students, interculturality, reflexivity, community and internationalisation

Abstract Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development  DOI:10.1080/01434632.2015.1134554 Interviews with a small group of doctoral students at a British university indicate that the students feel that the programme provides an environment within which they develop interculturality through reflexive engagement with the PhD community and in some cases with the participants in their research. Significant here is that they are interpretivist, […]

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New Book: Foreign Language Learning as Intercultural Experience

This is a new publication that forms part of the series on Intercultural Studies and Foreign Language Learning. It is edited by Arnd Witte and Theo Harden and looks at the subjective dimension. Below is the synopsis: Learning a foreign language in its cultural context has a significant effect on the subjective mind, ranging from the unsettling to the inspirational. The […]

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Opportunity to hear Fred Dervin in Durham on ‘Reframing Discussions Around Interculturality in Education’

The talk will take place in the School of Education, Durham, Friday 27th February at 1pm Abstract: The notion of interculturality is both empty and polysemic, full of ready-made assumptions which force us to be more critical than ever towards it and to use interdisciplinarity to propose a de-/re-/construction of the notion more adapted to today’s realities. This first requires […]

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Call for chapters: Interculturality in Chinese language Education

Call for Chapters   Interculturality in Chinese Language Education   Eds. Tinghe Jin (IOE, London, UK) & Fred Dervin (University of Helsinki, Finland)     Deadline for abstracts: 1st May 2015   Volume to be published by Palgrave Macmillan in the Palgrave Studies on Chinese Education in a Global Perspective (Eds. Dervin/Du)         “A scholar who cherishes the love of comfort […]

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New Book: Researching Identity and Interculturality

Edited by Fred Dervin and Karen Risager Routledge This volume focuses on advances in research methodology in an interdisciplinary field framed by discourses of identity and interculturality. It includes a range of qualitative studies: studies of interaction, narrative studies, conversation analysis, ethnographic studies, postcolonial studies and critical discourse studies, and emphasizes the role of discourse and power in all studies […]

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Upcoming Papers – a stock-take

Please add your details to this page by logging in and then editing this page. As the months tick by, I will transfer the past papers to the Archived LTE papers category. December 2011 Lou Harvey – Critical English for Academic Purposes: Creating connection and community. Paper presented at Society for Research into Higher Education (SRHE) Newer Researchers’ Conference, Newport, Wales, 6th-7th December 2011. […]

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