Upcoming events

26 March: Japanese Supper Club

Venue: This event was meant to take place at Mai Food – a traditional Japanes restaurant in West London. However, due to Coronavirus and safety precautions, we are moving the event to a virtual space! It will be hosted by our own Seiji Nakano, who will talk about the different dishes, making the link between the food and the culture.

Timings: Thursday 26 March, 18:30 – 20:00 (estimated end time)

Watch this space for further annoucements


16 April: Annual General Meeting & Board Elections

Venue: Virtual

Timings: Thursday 16 April, 18:30 – 20:00

Special Guest: Dr Frank Fitzpatrick, who has recently published a book “Understanding Intercultural Interaction: An Analysis of Key Concepts, will talk about how to overcome obstacles towards writing and achieve your dream of publishing your own book in the intercultural field.

More information will be soon distributed via emails


May (date TBC): Reconciling Intercultural Dilemmas

Venue: The London School of Intercultural Communication (LSIC), 15 Holland Park Gardens, Kensington, London W14 8DZ

Timings: Most likely 18:30 – 20:30 (TBC)

Workshop by Alex Morgan, Director of Abbey Communication, as well as a Senior Lecturer at Leicester Castle Business School

This session will introduce intercultural trainers and coaches to the Trompenaars Hampden-Turner approach to resolving intercultural and other business dilemmas.  Their Dilemma Reconciliation Process builds on their 7 Dimensions of Culture model and allows groups and individuals to acknowledge and resolve the dilemmas that arise in intercultural team-work.

Watch this space for further annoucements


24 June: Boosting your inclusion strategy: The value of cultural diversity and inclusion for organisational success

Venue: TBC

Timings: 18:30 – 21:00

Talks by Emma Dodwell-Groves, Manager, Talent Mobility Consulting, BGRS and Prof. Dr. Petia Genkova. Followed by a panel discussion.

Watch this space for further annoucements


July (date TBC): Annual Summer Party

Venue: TBC

Timings: 18:30 – 22:00

More details closer to the event


About us

We are the UK’s leading society for intercultural education, training, and research.

Our main purpose is to build a strong network of interculturalists in the UK with activities ranging from conferences, professional development, networking events, and job offers.

As a not-for-profit organisation, we are solely run by a Board of volunteers who are experienced in and passionate about everything intercultural.

We’re always looking for an extra pair of hands to help SIETAR UK grow. If you want to join the team, share an idea or write a blog for us, then drop us a note.


Are you a volunteer who supports refugees? Then have a look at our free Intercultural Awareness Handbook. It outlines the key concepts and activities used in an intercultural awareness training session delivered on 19th of May 2018 to volunteers who support refugees and asylum seekers in the Midlands, UK. (This Handbook was funded by the Faculty of Social Sciences Research Development Fund 2018.)


Benefits of being a member

+ discounted or free SIETAR UK events
+ access to the SIETAR UK interculturalist database
work, training and recruiting opportunities via the SIETAR UK job board
+ regular networking opportunities
+ discounts on SIETAR events worldwide
+ opportunities to participate in special interest groups
+ a chance to share experiences and best practices
+ 15% discount on the Country Navigator Licensing Affiliate Programme
+ 10% discount on cultureQs accreditation programmes
+ 10% discount on WorldWork’s assessments
+ Buy one get one free at Culture Buff Games

Sign up via our membership form.


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If you want to join the team, share an idea or write a blog for us, then drop us a note.