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Query:   intercultural communication
Author:  Christiane Meierkord
Submitter Email:  click here to access email
Linguistic LingField(s):   Discourse Analysis
Pragmatics
Anthropological Linguistics

Summary:   DEAR COLLEAGUES!

SOME TIME (OR RATHER A LONG TIME) AGO, I POSTED A QUERY TO THE LIST
ASKING FOR INFORMATION ON RESEARCH ACTIVITIES REGARDING INTERCULTURAL
COMMUNICATION. PLEASE EXCUSE ME FOR WRITING THIS SUMMARY SO LATE, BUT
TWO KIDS HAVE BEEN KEEPING ME RATHER BUSY. I WOULD LIKE TO THANK ALL
RESPONDANTS FOR THE VALUABLE INFORMATION THAT WAS SUPPLIED TO ME. AS
ALMOST EVERYONE EXPRESSED THEIR WISH TO GET INTO CONTACT WITH OTHERS
WORKING IN THIS AREA, I HAVE INCLUDED YOUR E-MAIL ADDRESSES IN THE
FOLLOWING SUMMARY.

ANNE BARRON (UNIVERSITY COLLEGE DUBLIN,/
IRELAND) IS DOING A PHD, STUDYING THE EFFECTS OF A YEAR ABROAD ON THE
DEVELOPMENT OF PRAGMATIC COMPETENCE AMONG SECOND LANGUAGE LEARNERS OF
GERMAN AND IS INTERESTED IN THE DEVELOPMENT OF PRAGMATIC COMPETENCE IN
GENERAL.

SANGEETA BAGGA-GUPTA (UNIVERSITY OF
LINKPING, SWEDEN) HAS DONE AN ETHNOGRAPHIC DESCRIPTION OF THE
COMMUNICATION ENVIRONMENT AT THE NGO, WHERE WOMEN FROM DIFFERENT
LINGUISTIC AND CULTURAL BACKGROUNDS ARE EMPLOYED.

CHRISTINE ANTHONISSEN (UNIVERSITY OF WESTERN
CAPE, SOUTH AFRICA) IS CO-AUTHOR OF A BOOK TITLED

LL Issue: 8.1031
Date Posted: 11-Jul-1997
Original Query: Read original query