How Harry Potter could have stopped Brexit

By Dr. Katharina Lefringhausen On 23 of June 2016, the British public voted to leave the European Union, and so a 46-year long partnership could soon be over. Whether you voted for or against Brexit, voting behaviour showed that people living in highly multicultural areas like London (where Harry grew …

Multiculturalism – is it dead?

By Dr Katharina Lefringhausen With Brexit supporters asking for migration reduction and hate crimes reaching a peak of 41% after the Brexit referendum in July 2016 (1), we will discuss the question at the upcoming SIETAR UK event: Is multiculturalism dead? To evaluate the vitality status of multiculturalism, we need …

6 Ways to Upgrade Your Networking Skills

Valerie Cheong Took summarises our 2016 June event SIETAR UK hosted its monthly networking event last week. It is always a pleasure to attend those events to reconnect with other existing members and to meet new ones. Matthew Hill was invited to share his wealth of knowledge and experience when …

Building intercultural bridges after Brexit

Post ‘Brexit’ Britain needs an intercultural perspective to help shape its future, to build bridges across divisions in its society, to unite communities and to celebrate diversity and the cultural differences which bring great benefits to this country. In the climate of collective culture shock following the ‘Brexit’ vote, many people …