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Building Dialogues on Diversity: SIETAR UK Mini-Congress

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Birkbeck, University of London

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We are excited to invite you to SIETAR UK Mini-Congress

Programme:

09:30-9:45: Coffee/Tea and Registration

09:45-10:00: Welcome and overview of the day

10:00-11:00: Keynote lecture: It’s not about Culture, it’s about Diversity

Vincent Merk, Senior Lecturer at Eindhoven University of Technology and former President of SIETAR Europa

11:00-11:30: Research Paper: Acculturation and Discrimination: A Parallel Mediation Model via Intergroup Contact and Threats

Katharina Lefringhausen, Assistant Professor at University of Warwick

11:30-11:45: Coffee/Tea break

11:45 – 12:15: Research Paper: Attitudes towards the use of heritage language in public spaces since the Brexit referendum

Heba Arafah, PhD Candidate at Birkbeck, University of London

12:15-12:45: Research Paper: Investigating Peer Reviews in multicultural student teams

Thomas Greenaway, Skills developer at Sheffield University Management School

12:45-13:15: TED style talk: Intercultural Skills Training for The Modern Learner

Gabriela Weglowska, Intercultural & Soft Skills Consultant/Instructional Designer at Learnlight

13:15-14:15 Lunch break14:15-14:45: Workshop: What can I achieve in 30 minutes?

Adrian Pilbeam, Owner and Director of LTS Training and Consulting and President of SIETAR UK

14:45-16:15:Talk and Workshop: What can I achieve in 30 minutes?

Emma Dodwell-Groves, Manager Talent Mobility Consulting at BGRS

16:15 -16:30: Coffee/tea break

16:30-17:15:Workshop: Welcoming strangers, a crucial intercultural competence for inclusion?

Agnes Bamford, Intercultural Facilitator and PhD Research Scholar at the Norwegian School of Economics

17:15- 17:30: Closing comments by Adrian Pilbeam, President of SIETAR UK

17:30- 18:15: Drinks reception

18:30: Dinner at a local restaurant

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