Does culture really matter in intercultural communication?

This article is a result of Valentina’s nomination by SIETAR UK who was one of the supporters of the 22nd Warwick International Conference in Applied Linguistics. SIETAR UK nominated two presentations from the Intercultural Communication track which are of most relevance to the UK practitioner community. The presenters were invited …

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 …

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 …