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Full Title: 19th International Conference of the International Association for Intercultural Communication Studies

      
Short Title: 19th IAICS
Location: Vladivostok, Russia
Start Date: 03-Oct-2013 - 05-Oct-2013
Contact: Victoria Zavialova
Meeting Email: click here to access email
Meeting Description: ‘Exploring Diversity to Reach Understanding across Cultures’
19th International Conference of the International Association for Intercultural Communication Studies (IAICS)

Far Eastern Federal University, Vladivostok, Russian Federation
Vladivostok, Russia, October 3-5, 2013

The International Association for Intercultural Communication Studies is soliciting submissions for the 19th International Conference on Cross-Cultural Communication to be held at Far Eastern Federal University (Vladivostok), the largest university in the Russian Far East, October 3-5, 2013. Topic areas are broadly defined as, but not limited to, the following:

- Understanding across cultures
- Critical cultural awareness
- Communication failures
- Nonverbal communication
- Intercultural communication in global context
- Intercultural communication in Asia-Pacific region
- Russia in Asia-Pacific region
- Diversity of languages and cultures
- Linguistics and intercultural communication studies
- Translation studies
- Intercultural communication and politics
- In the aftermath of APEC 2012
- Intercultural interaction in science
- Media and social research
- New media and globalization
- International journalism
- Cross-cultural adaptation
- Intercultural communication competence
- Religion/spiritual communication
- Corporate culture and management
- Advertising and marketing
- Conflict, mediation and negotiation
- Localization and globalization
- Intercultural education practices
- Ethnic studies
- Geopolitics and national interests
- Philosophy and human behavior patterns
- Psychological communication studies
- Health communication
- Group/Organizational communication across cultures
- Crisis/risk communication and anti-terrorism
- Interpersonal communication and relations
- Gender issues
- Culture and diplomacy
- National security and internet freedom
- Cultural Identity
- Public opinions and public policy
- Immigration and mobility
- Racial discrimination and ethnic relations
- Stereotypes and stereotyping
- Multiple cultures and interculturality

Conference hosts: International Association for Intercultural Communication Studies and Far Eastern Federal University (FEFU)
Linguistic Subfield: Anthropological Linguistics; Discourse Analysis; Pragmatics; Sociolinguistics; Translation
LL Issue: 24.717


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