SEU Journal September 2019

The September – November 2019 issue of the Sietar Europa Journal is now available. Click here to download.

 

Dear Sietarians,

In this issue, you will find:

  • a lively interview of Mithun Mridha, an outstanding character who is attempting to change lives by combining different facets of Indian philosophy and intercultural communication
  • a report about Ida Castiglioni’s work on how Italian homestead families are not interculturally prepared to receive international students and led to a major change in the conception of exchange programs
  • Richard Lewis’ personal report and insights onto the newly formed SIETAR Russia

Enjoy the read!

SEU Journal June 2019

The June – August 2019 issue of the Sietar Europa Journal is now available. Click here to download.

In this issue, you will find:

  • a fascinating look into the American mindset as well as that of Donald Trump as seen by Canadian physician and trauma expert Gabor Maté, who explains the intertwining dynamics of discontent and unconscious emotions
  • an interview of Eva Röttgers, an intercultural trainer and coach, who uses the Gestalt approach in helping companies generate holistic, sustainable development in an increasing disruptive world
  • cultural neuroscientist Mai Nguyen-Phuong-Mai clarifies the latest studies on brain plasticity and evolutionary biology that suggest that we all can minimize subconscious gender bias

Enjoy the read!

SEU Journal March 2019

 

The March – May 2019 issue of the Sietar Europa Journal is now available. Click here to download. In this issue, you will find:
  • an interview of Franck Scola, member of SIETAR France and a specialist of childhood bilingualism. He provides us with an absorbing overview on how identity and language acquisition in early life go hand-in-hand.
  • how Canada has been attempting to create a unified, bilingual nation through early language training. The different methods applied have given us insights on what really works in mastering a foreign language
  • our Canadian correspondent Dan MacLeod writes a French-English parable, offering an excellent example of how Canadas efforts to generate bilingualism can work.

Enjoy the read!
 

SEU Journal December 2018

The December 2018 – February 2019 issue of the Sietar Europa Journal is now available. Click here to download. In this issue, you will find:
  • an interview of Rita Wuebbeler, long time member of SIETAR, who went off as a young German to the U.S. and became an actively sought-out interculturalist. Her experiences and insights of the demands of a global facilitator are engaging and captivating.
  • an article on why most universities aren’t prepared for study-abroad programs and what can be done to make intercultural education a win-win situation for all parties concerned.
  • how SIETAR Europa got together with SIETAR Russia for a mini-congress in St. Petersburg.
Enjoy the read!

SEU Journal September 2018

The September – November 2018 issue of the Sietar Europa Journal is now available. Click here to download. In this issue, you will find:
  • an interview of Michael Buchmann, long time member of SIETAR Deutschland, who provides us with an insider look of the intercultural world in the ‘80s and ‘90s while he worked in Africa and Asia. It was a time of learning of what one needed to become interculturally sensitive.
  • an article on why unconscious bias workshops have become very much in demand in the SIETAR community.
  • an essay on people’s reaction to mass migration as experienced in two different countries.
Enjoy the read!

SEU Journal June 2018

  • an interview of Joyce Jenkins, recently elected President of SIETAR Europa, who tells us of her rich experiences of growing up and working in Asia and provides her views on what SIETAR Europa should be striving for in order to meet the challenges of our multicultural world.
  • an article on why certain social groups outperform others. Researchers are now discovering the key behavioral traits that propel people to move ahead.
  • a short essay on how to work and live with the French, a people very different from other Europeans.

Enjoy the read!

SEU Journal March 2018

The March – May 2018 issue of the Sietar Europa Journal is now available. Click here to download.

In this issue, you will find:

  • an interview of Mai Nguyen-Phuong-Mai, an extraordinary and atypical intercultural professor at the Amsterdam School of International Business. Through her extensive research in neurology and evolutionary biology, she takes us on to a new perspective and clarity on what intercultural competence actually means.
  • an article by Milton Bennett on how political correctness, an extreme form of relativism, generates bias and hostility. He argues that we need to make conscious commitments to constructing viable ways of living in the new world.
  • a short and fun essay on the subtle differences in British and American communication styles.