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Full Title: Intercultural Communication Conference

Short Title: ICC
Location: Wuhan City, Hubei Province, China
Start Date: 16-Nov-2012 - 18-Nov-2012
Contact: Yuan Yuan
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Meeting Description: The Foreign Languages School of Zhongnan University of Economics and Law (ZUEL) and the Publisher of the Journal of Foreign Languages and Their Teaching are pleased to announce the forthcoming the international conference on Research and Applications of Intercultural Communication to be held on November 16-18, 2012 in Wuhan, China, hosted by The Foreign Languages School of ZUEL.

The theme of this conference is ‘Intercultural Literacy, Communication, and Competence in the Context of Multiculturalism’, with a focus on the application of intercultural communication research in China’s contacts with the world. The conference aims to broaden the horizon of intercultural communication studies with Chinese theoretical and empirical studies and to provide guidelines for the increasingly frequent intercultural activities of Chinese people.

Invited Keynote Speakers (in alphabetic order):

Overseas Scholars:

Ingrid Piller, Macquarie University, Australia
Kimie Takahashi, Assumption University, Thailand
Lixian Jin, De Montfort University, UK
Martin Cortazzi, The University of Warwick, UK
Tim Greer, Kobe University, Japan

Domestic Scholars:

Chen Xinren, Nanjing University
Jia Yuxin, President of China Association for Intercultural Communication Studies
Song Li, Harbin Institute of Technology, President of IAICS
Yang Xinzhang, Dean of the College of Foreign Languages and Cultures, Xiamen University

The conference programme will include keynote speeches, panel sessions and workshops.

- Papers for keynote speeches will be recommended by the conference paper-review committee and the organizing committee.
- Panel sessions of 90 minutes should allow for participation by the session coordinator, the commentator, and papers by 4 speakers. Each individual paper will be no more than 15 minutes in length with 5 minutes of time for questions. The conference paper-review and organizing committees will make arrangement of panel sessions according to the themes of individual papers.
- Conference workshops are prepared speeches and in-depth discussions, with workshop tasks or activities (concerning original ideas and recent progress of the field).
Linguistic Subfield: Applied Linguistics; Discourse Analysis; Pragmatics
Subject Language: Chinese, Mandarin; English
LL Issue: 23.1643

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