LINGUIST List 23.5052

Tue Dec 04 2012

Confs: Anthropological Ling, Applied Ling, Cognitive Science, Socioling/Italy

Editor for this issue: Xiyan Wang <>

Date: 04-Dec-2012
From: marianna bolognesi <>
Subject: Intercultural Horizons
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Intercultural Horizons Short Title: IH

Date: 07-Oct-2013 - 09-Oct-2013 Location: Siena, Italy Contact: Eliza Nash Contact Email: < click here to access email > Meeting URL:

Linguistic Field(s): Anthropological Linguistics; Applied Linguistics; Cognitive Science; Sociolinguistics

Meeting Description:

The International Center for Intercultural Exchange at Siena, along with co-sponsors Sietar Italia, Siena College, the State University of New York at Geneseo, and the International Partnership for Service-Learning and Leadership invite you to propose a paper for Intercultural Horizons 2013, the third annual conference dedicated to exchanging ideas, practices and experiences in intercultural competence development.

The theme for 2013 will be 'Intercultural Competence: Key to the New Multicultural Societies of the Globalized World' and the conference will take place October 7-9, 2013 in Siena, Italy.

Please consider joining us and our colleagues from around the world to present your experience and/or research on this topic.

For additional information please consult the aforementioned link or write to

Keynote speakers for 2013:

Prof. Martyn Barrett, Emeritus Professor of Psychology at the University of Surrey, UK and expert for the Council of Europe on the development of intercultural competence.

Second keynot speaker (tba)

Conference Schedule at a Glance:

Monday October 7th

8:30am Registration
9:00am-10:10am Opening remarks and Plenary 1
10:10-10:30am Coffee Break
10:30-11:30am Concurrent sessions 1
11:45-12:45pm Concurrent sessions 2
12:45-2:00pm Lunch
2:00-3:00pm Plenary 2
3:15-4:15pm Concurrent Sessions 3
4:15-4:45pm Coffee Break
4:45-5:45pm Concurrent Sessions 4

Tuesday October 8th

9:00-10:00am Plenary 3
10:00-10:20am Coffee Break
10:20-11:20am Concurrent Sessions 5
11:30-12:30pm Concurrent Session 6
12:30-2:00pm Lunch
2:00-3:00pm Plenary 4
3:15-4:15pm Concurrent Sessions 7
4:15-5:45pm Coffee Break and Poster Sessions

Wednesday October 9th

9:00-10:00am Plenary 5
10:15-11:15am Concurrent Sessions 8
11:15-12:00pm Closing Plenary

Venue: Garden Hotel Siena


Hotel rooms may be reserved at a discounted rate at the following hotels: TBA
Reservations must be made citing “Intercultural Horizons” by June 30th, 2013 to guarantee a discounted rate.

Early registration deadline: June 30th, 2013
Anticipated early registration fee*: 225 EUR

Regular registration deadline: September 15th, 2013
Anticipated regular registration fee*: 275 EUR

Presenter registration deadline: June 30th, 2013
Presenter registration fee*: 225 EUR

*Registration fees may vary slightly before February 1st 2013.

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