SIETAR family welcomes a new member: SIETAR Russia!

SIETAR Russia: introduction  In 2018 SIETAR family welcomed a new member SIETAR Russia. The main purpose of SIETAR Russia is to build a strong network of intercultural practitioners in Russia with activities ranging from conferences, professional development and networking events. SIETAR Russia will contribute to the mission of SIETAR EUROPA …

Me, myself and my future self: How a stronger connection with one’s future self may enhance the efficiency of intercultural competence training

By Dr Katharina Lefringhausen Past research on intercultural training focuses on its appropriate content, duration, medium, teaching methods or trainers and trainees’ personality traits that enable changes in cultural awareness, attitudes and behaviors (Barker, 2016; Littrell & Salas, 2005). Fowler and Blohm’s (2004) handbook of intercultural training, for example, is …

Banter, racism and acculturation: Intercultural dynamics in team sports

By Daniel Clayton & Solvejg Wolfers Just over a year has passed since FIFA disbanded its anti-racism task-force after announcing that it had achieved its aims. Yet, twelve months later it is clear racist discrimination continues unabated in the game. Indeed, stories of players being subjected to racist abuse by …