CFP Intangible culture: Migrants’ contribution to (global) cultural heritage (Sydney)

SIETAR AUSTRALASIA in co-operation with the University of Sydney Business School are holding a conference with the theme: Intangible culture: Migrants’ contribution to (global) cultural heritage in Sydney on November 24-25, 2016.

Standard presentation (20 minutes)
The presentations will be 20 minutes with 10 minutes of question time.

Interactive training/teaching workshop – exchanging best practices (30-60 minutes)
There will be workshop opportunities on any of these topics below or on other topics submitted (and approved). Workshops will run for 30-60 minutes. These workshops will be a practical way to explore these topics and concepts.

Panel discussions (45 minutes)
We aim to have panel discussions on the topics below. Please submit a panel proposal involving at least two panels.

Topics for abstract and workshops
Our aim is to explore how migrants have contributed to the creation of intangible and tangible cultural heritage in Australia and globally. Below are some suggestions for workshop, panel and presentation topics. We are open to variety of other topics dealing with culture, multiculturism and intercultural relations.
Global perspectives
• Global leadership
• Global cultural society
• Cohabiting in a global world
• Peace, human rights, and multiculturalism
• Intercultural capacity building
• Multicultural education
• Intercultural training
• Constructing multicultural identity
• Religion and multiculturalism
• Sustaining diversity
• Hybrid cultural identity
• Cultural heritage: intangible and tangible.
• Superdiversity
• Symbols and multiculturalism
• Creation of new national identity.
• Mainstream and other issues
• Refugees- self initiated expats, and other new groups of intercultural sojourners
• Community and national identity
• Multiculturalism in the work-place
• Multiculturalism and the local culture
• Indigenous and minority groups
• Community and national identity
• Multiculturalism and business

Conference Fees
Waged: $450 AUD
Waged Early-Bird Registration: $400 AUD
Unwaged and Students: $350 AUD
Unwaged and Students Early Bird: $300 AUD
Waged SIETAR Member: $340 AUD*
Unwaged and Students SIETAR Member: $280 AUD*
* SIETAR Membership is $90.00 AUD for waged and $50.00 AUD for unwaged

Conference venue
The University of Sydney Business School, CBD Campus Level 17, 133 Castlereagh Street, Sydney NSW 2000.

Author: Center for Intercultural Dialogue

Wendy Leeds-Hurwitz, the Director of the Center for Intercultural Dialogue, manages this website.

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