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Full Title: 1st International Symposium on Chinese Intercultural Communication

Location: Shanghai, China
Start Date: 12-Jul-2014 - 13-Jul-2014
Contact: Xiaoyu Xu
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Meeting Description: 1st International Symposium on Chinese Intercultural Communication

International Culture Exchange School of Fudan University
Confucius Institute in the University of Auckland
Shanghai, China
July 12-13, 2014

Theme: Chinese Intercultural Communication in the multi-cultural environment.

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International Culture Exchange School of Fudan University: http://www.ices.fudan.edu.cn
Confucius Institute, The University of Auckland: http://ci.ac.nz

For any questions, please email: fdgjxy@163.com
Linguistic Subfield: Anthropological Linguistics; Applied Linguistics; Language Acquisition; Sociolinguistics
Subject Language: Chinese, Mandarin
LL Issue: 25.136

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