On 20 and 21 November, the German government is hosting the Digital Summit 2023 in Jena. The ReDICo team will join.
On October 27th, our international lecture and discussion series started and we are still receiving requests!
Read more about the ReDICo Lecture and Discussion Series and register for our series!
In a recently published journal article, the ReDICo member Milene Mendes de Oliveira, drawing upon Jürgen Bolten’s theory of interculturality, makes an argument regarding the interconnectedness of ELF Studies and Intercultural Studies, particularly focusing on the concept of ‘interculturality.’
ReDICo member Fergal Lenehan appeared on the European Network’s “Ireland EU Podcast” where he talked about varieties of cosmopolitanism, especially the new digital context of cosmopolitanism, and how Ireland has been returning to its ‘natural state’ with a new and very large bilingual and bicultural minority.
This year’s annual conference of the Society for Applied Linguistics (GAL), the leading professional society for the field in Germany, will attract approximately 400 people to the University of Mainz from 20 to 23 September. This year, the ReDICo project will also be present there!
During the winter term 2023/24, a series of activities dealing with the topic of “digital interculturality” will be held at the University of Potsdam. One of them is the workshop “Facial gestures in video-mediated intercultural communication: From transcription to analysis” by Prof. Ulrike Schröder and Dr. Flavia Fidelis from the University of Minas Gerais, Brazil.
The ReDICo team at the University of Potsdam is pleased to announce the block course (Blockseminar) “English as a Lingua Franca: origins, developments, and practices” by Prof. Sávio Siqueira, from the Federal University of Bahia (Brazil). For more information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Prof. Melisa Stevanovic, from Tampere University (Finland), will visit ReDICo at the University of Potsdam and hold a guest lecture entitled Telling a supervisor about experiences of gendered dismissal: Problems of documentation, tellability, and failed authority.
If you are interested, come and join us on October 16, 4 to 6 pm in Potsdam!
A special issue of the German journal of Intercultural Communication, the open access Interculture Journal, has just been published which commemorates the 25th anniversary of the “Hochschulverband für Interkulturelle Studien”; the German University Association for Intercultural Studies, including texts by ReDICo members.