Anastasia Karakitsou Interview

“Interviews”Anastasia Karakitsou was interviewed about the concept of xenophobia, on February 1, 2021, by Rehana Paul, CID intern.

In the interview, Anastasia addresses the following topics:

  • What is Xenophobia?
  • What is the role of intercultural dialogue in combatting xenophobia?
  • How are linguistics and xenophobia related?
  • Tell us more about critically thinking about and resisting the status quo.
  • How does xenophobia have an impact on issues such as migration?

For further information, see her one-page summary:

Karakitsou, A. (2017). Xenophobia. Key Concepts in Intercultural Dialogue, 89. 

or this brief elaboration:

Karakitsou, A. (2018). Guest post: Xenophobia vs. intercultural dialogue. Center for Intercultural Dialogue.

 

John Corbett Interview

“Interviews”Dr. John Corbett was interviewed about the concepts of communicative competence and intercultural competence, on December 12, 2020, by Rehana Paul, CID intern.

Dr. Corbett answers the following questions:

  • What is communicative competence?
  • How do communicative competence and intercultural dialogue fit together?
  • How does intercultural language education relate to these other terms?
  • How has COVID-19 influenced telecollaboration in intercultural communication?
  • Compare communicative competence to intercultural competence.

For further information, see his one-page summary:
Corbett, J. (2014). Communicative competence. Key Concepts in Intercultural Dialogue, 9.

 

Elenie Opffer Interview

“Interviews”Dr. Elenie Opffer was interviewed about the concepts of peacebuilding and safe space, on October 27, 2020, by Rehana Paul, CID intern.

Dr. Opffer answers the following questions:

  • What is peacebuilding and why is it important?
  • How are intercultural dialogue and peacebuilding related?
  • Describe your involvement in high conflict areas of Africa.
  • What are safe spaces, and why are they important?

For further information, see her one-page summaries:
Opffer, E. (2015). Peacebuilding. Key Concepts in Intercultural Dialogue, 64.
Opffer, E. (2015). Safe space. Key Concepts in Intercultural Dialogue, 71.