The Center for Intercultural Dialogue serves as a clearinghouse in multiple ways; one is to provide links to the various associations established to encourage work on intercultural dialogue. A few examples are shown below – please add others, with links to web sites.
International Academy for Intercultural Research
A professional interdisciplinary organization dedicated to the understanding and improvement of intercultural relations through world-class social science research.
International Association for Dialogue Analysis
IADA crosses orthodox disciplinary boundaries and considers a genuinely interdisciplinary approach necessary for addressing the complex phenomenon of dialogue. Linguists, literary scholars, philosophers, sociologists, psychologists and scholars from other disciplines interested in dialogic issues are called upon to join the dialogic circle.
International Association for Intercultural Communication Studies
The International Association for Intercultural Communication Studies consists of scholars from a range of the cultural sciences who are dedicated to doing research on communication across cultures. The group meets annually at different locations around the world. Its membership is made up of participants from over 32 countries. These participants meet annually to discuss common research interests. The results of their investigations are published in the journal of the organization, Intercultural Communication Studies (ICS).
International Association for Languages and Intercultural Communication
IALIC is a specialist forum for academics, practitioners, researchers and students. Working within an interdisciplinary and critical framework, members share a unique concern for the theoretical and practical interplay of living languages and intercultural understanding.
International Association for Translation and Intercultural Studies
The International Association for Translation and Intercultural Studies (IATIS) is a world-wide forum designed to enable scholars from different regional and disciplinary backgrounds to debate issues relating to translation and other forms of intercultural communication.
Society for Cross-Cultural Research
SCCR is a multi-disciplinary organization. Its members all share a common devotion to the conduct of cross-cultural research. SCCR members are professionals and students from the social science fields of Psychology, Anthropology, Sociology, and related fields including Education, Family Studies, Social Work, Human Development, Psychiatry, Communications, Ethnic Studies, Business, etc. A distinguishing characteristic of the Society, compared with other academic organizations, is that it is fundamentally inter-disciplinary and provides members the opportunity to network with scholars from a wide variety of approaches to cross-cultural and comparative research.
NOTE: all of the associations belonging to the Council of Communication Associations are listed and linked under Who we are]