CFP IAICS Culture, Communication – Hong Kong 2015

IAICS-2015 Call for Submission

The 21st International Conference of the International Association for Intercultural Communication Studies (IAICS) cum The 11th Biennual International Conference of the China Association for Intercultural
Communication (CAFIC)

Conference Theme: Culture, Communication, and Hybridity in an Age of Globalization
Conference Time: July 15-18, 2015
Conference Venue: The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong

Topic areas are broadly defined as, but not limited to, the following:
Advertising and marketing across cultures
Bilingual and multilingual communication
Bilingual education
Comparative literature
Conflict, mediation and negotiation across Cultures
Corporate culture and management
Crisis/risk communication
Cross-cultural adaptation
Cross-cultural interaction
Culture and diplomacy
Digital communication across cultures
Ethnic studies
Gender issues and communication
Glocalization
Group/Organizational communication
Health communication
Intercultural communication competence
Intercultural communication and politics
Intercultural and multilingual education
Intercultural pragmatics
Interethnic communication and relations
Interpersonal communication and relations
Language and cultural hybridity
Language planning and policy
Media and transcultural communication
Multiple cultures and interculturality
Philosophy and human behavior patterns
Psychological communication studies
Public opinions and public policy
Public relations
Rhetorical communication
Second language education
Social media and communication
Sustainability and globalization
Transculturality in global context
Translation studies
Verbal and nonverbal communication

Guidelines for Submissions
Categories: Abstract, panel proposals, and workshop proposals may be
accepted.
1. Abstract, 150-250 words in English, including positions,
affiliations, email addresses and mailing addresses for all authors.
2. Panel proposals reflecting the conference theme may be submitted. All
panel proposals should provide a 100-word rationale and a 100-200 word
abstract of each panelist’s paper; include affiliation and email
addresses for each panelist.
3. Workshop proposals relevant to the conference theme may be submitted.
Proposals should be 3-5 pages in length, single spaced.

Deadline: Please submit abstracts by January 11, 2015, and panel/workshop proposals and roundtable discussion sessions by February 1, 2015.

Conference Working Languages: English and Chinese
Conference host: Department of Chinese and Bilingual Studies, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University