Full Programme

Plenary Sessions

Free speech crises and communicative abundance: ‘postracial’ conflicts in diversified public cultures

Gavan Titley – National University of Ireland, Maynooth

Politics, Migration and Cultural Identities in the UK and France: A Comparative Survey (2001-2020)

Vincent Latour – Toulouse Jean Jaurès University

Des élèves… étranges? Tensions dialectiques entre le besoin de nommer et la crainte de stigmatiser

Tania Ogay – University of Fribourg

Cross-cultural management at a cross-road: introducing critical perspectives

Laurence Romani – Stockholm School of Economics

“The West has shown me one thing: everything it has is from the East” [and vice-versa]: Learning about interculturality-identity with ‘China’ 

Fred Dervin – University of Helsinki, Finland

Politics, Media, and Identity

Framing Political Identities

Young Scottish Party Members’ Discourses about National Identity

Claire Breniaux – Université de Bourgogne, France

Framing fear: Twitter media coverage around an intercultural conflict breaking news

Amaranta Alfaro Muirhead – Universidad del Desarrollo – Centre for Social Conflict and Cohesion Studies (COES), Chile

Eileen Hudson Frias – Universidad del Desarrollo, Chile

Leo Ferres – Istituto Data Science – Universidad del Desarrollo, Chile

“I have the anger of the people in me!” The Yellow Vests and the symbolic struggle over ‘the people’.

Delia Dumitrica – Erasmus University, Netherlands

Mélodine Sommier – Erasmus University, Netherlands

Critical Approaches in Cultural Studies

Climate change activism as counter-hegemony? A critical discourse analysis of (self) representations of radical environmental organizations across cultures.

Katarzyna Molek-Kozakowska – University of Opole, Poland

The cultural politics of privacy

Carsten Wilhelm – Université de Haute Alsace, France

Constructing Identities through Online Media

Rankings, Celebrities and Academics Who Disrupt the Myth of Meritocracy 

Michelle Stack – University of British Columbia, Canada

Transnational Spanishness and its reception through anonymously written film reviews from France and the UK 

Antonio Terrón Barroso – Aston University, United Kingdom

Identity, Encounters and the Media: A Multicultural Neighbourhood of Athens

Afroditi-Maria Koulaxi – London School of Economics and Political Science, United Kingdom

Identity and Power in a Shifting Media Landscape

Intercultural Typography: Exploring the Construction of Social Spaces between Fonts

Michael Wanke – University of Opole, Poland

The Construction of Personal and Socio-Cultural Identities in Blogs of Infertile Muslim Women

Fatima S. Alhalwachi – Birkbeck College, University of London, United Kingdom

Le jazz : entre mondialisation et déconstruction culturelle dans la presse écrite

Alexandra Papuc – Université de Bourgogne, France

Mediatized Construction of the Other

How do audiences (18 – 26 years) of televised English football give meaning to race/ethnicity?

Maximilian Walder – Erasmus University Rotterdam

Jacco Von Sterkenburg – Erasmus University Rotterdam

What happens after “happily ever after”: the shifts of media discourse of intercultural couples on Chinese media

Minghui Gao – University of Turku, University of Helsinki, Finland

The Representation of Indigenous Cultural Identities in Australian and New Zealand Tourism Campaigns

Elena Maydell – Massey University of New Zealand

Dialogical Construction of Identities

Discursive Identity Construction

Who is a Buddhist? Reconstructing a Tibetan Buddhist identity dialogically

Maria Sharapan – University of Jyväskylä, Finland

Post-national approaches to Cultural identity: Italian Academics in London’s HE

Enrico Maria Buonaura – University of London, United Kingdom

Zhu Hua – University of London, United Kingdom

A Choice of Silence? Silence and Voice among Israeli Women Activists

Shlomit Air – Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Israel

Identities and Developing Intercultural Competence

The Training Tool for Organizations in VUCA Times

Robert Geisler – University of Opole, Poland

Public explanations of interculturality in a virtual exchange project

Malgorzata Lahti – University of Jyväskylä, Finland

Margarethe Olbertz-Siitonen – University of Jyväskylä, Finland

Identity Construction through Interactions

Supercomplexity in Interaction: a second trial

Victoria Orange – University of Central Lancashire, United Kingdom

Reclaiming their socio-cultural identity as individuals diagnosed with ASD as adults: The perspective of social semiotic linguistic anthropology

Kyoko Aizaki – Rikkyo University, Japan

Mediating Identities by Cooking and Eating – Experimenting with Intercultural Communication using Arts-based Action Research

Anna Cherenovych – University of Opole, Poland

Migration, Disaporas, Bilingualism

Migration and Diasporas

Immigration: Limited choice, Disappointment and the Immigrant Identity

Albertina Thandeka Sibanda – University of Opole, Poland

New Dynamics in Transnational Political Experience: A Narrative study of Educated Turkish Youth in Germany

Tugba Göcer – Kadir Has University, Turkey


Vera Kalko – Université Toulouse il Jean Jaurès, France

Language and Identities

Perspectives of English-users and English-medium instructors in the Arabian Gulf: From Ivory Tower to Social Arena

Melanie Mathilde Elizabeth van den Hoven – Emirates Nuclear Energy Commission, United Arab Emirates

As thick as culture… The Case of « The Ceaseless Chatter of Demons » by Ashok Ferrey Translated into French

Niroshini Gunasekera – University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka

Beyond the Mother Tongue: Bilingualism as Cultural Capital in Migrant Literature

Lea Sinoimeri – Université Paris Diderot, France

Identities and Intercultural Competence in Education

Cultural Identities and Language Teaching

Case studies as a vector of intercultural competencies in the teaching of languages, from “solid” to “liquid” approaches

Catherine Jaeger – Humboldt Universität, Germany

Building a plurilingual habitus in language education research and practice

Martine Derivry-Plard – Université de Bordeaux, France

Tony Liddicoat – University of Warwick, United Kingdom

Mon „moi“ interculturel

Doris Fetscher – Westsächsische Hochschule Zwickau, Germany

Critical Approaches to Interculturality in Teacher Training

Problématisation des identités culturelles en master MEEF : l’apport de l’analyse de vidéos

Virginie Trémion – ICP Faculté d’éducation Paris, France

Véronique Lemoine-Bresson – Laboratoire ATILF CNRS, Université de Lorraine, France

Faire évoluer les représentations de l’interculturalité des étudiants en L2 sciences de l’éducation ? – Cas du cours « interculturalité et éducation »

Johann Chalmel – Université de Haute-Alsace – NovaTris-LISEC, France

Vera Sauter – Université de Haute-Alsace – NovaTris-LISEC, France

Jana Quinte – Université de Haute-Alsace – NovaTris-LISEC, France

Language Teaching and Intercultural Competence

In pursuit of intercultural competence: Exploring cultural selfawareness and identity of Norwegian EFL learners through eportfolios

Anastasia Khanukaeva – University of Stavanger, Norway

Comportements transculturels, production translangagière et réflexion didactique

Jean-Paul Narcy-Combes – Université Sorbonne Nouvelle – Paris 3

Claire Chaplier – Université de Toulouse, France

Merging academic and social discourse about cultural identities through a duales Studium: Insights from International Business BSc in Germany

Sandra Blumberg – Nordakademie University of Applied Sciences, Germany

Innovative Approaches to Intercultural Learning

Rethinking cultural identities and communication: the language factor – Incorporating the values of interculturality into language education or how to close the gap between workplace reality and the ivory tower

Jane Kassis-Henderson – ESCP Europe

Linda Cohen – GEM&L

Représentation graphique des relations inter et transculturelles d’un individu en lien avec la construction de son identité

Denise Lussier – Université McGill, Canada

Critical philosophical discussions on cultural identities – a caring approach

Tammy Shel – Emek Izrael College, Israel

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