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This collection of chapters broaches a diversity of concerns related to understanding and living in an intercultural world.
The Critical Issues: Interculturalism is an electronic collection of papers presented at the First Global Conference on Critical Issues in Interculturalism, held in Milan, Italy from 30 October to 1 November 2003. The conference was organised to explore the meaning and implications of interculturalism, from a practical and political perspective as well as in a theoretical sense. Truly global, the conference included participants from Brazil, Australia, Nepal, Singapore, Canada, USA (New York, Hawaii, California and Illinois), Europe (Belgium, Austria, Italy, Germany, Ireland and Finland), Israel, and Slovenia.
Topics were wide ranging: interculturalism and education; migrant workers; creativity (performance, art, film, music, literature); everyday life; memory; philosophy; religion and human rights; war and peace; ethnocentrism; travel; cultural hybridity; intercultural dialogue in Europe, the Americas and Asia.
Table of Contents
Search for Senses of Connection and Possibilities in Counselling Interculturalism
Interculturalism and Migrant Workers in Israel
Integration of Female Domestic Workers in Italy
Nada Bucat & Cristina Finocchiaro
Intercultural Visuality: Image and Memory in the Work of Theresa Hak Kyung
Sandra Song &Minh Nguyen
Living Souvenirs: Intercultural Memory, Longing and Nostalgia
The Mediterranean and Asia: A History of their Intercultural Encounters and Related Issues in Comparative Philosophy
East Asia in the Art of Roy Lichtenstein
Independent Travellers and Southeast Asia
Interculturalism, Philosophy, Ethics and Religion
Gadamer and Interculturalism: Ethnocentrism or Authenticity
Helder De Schutter
Silent East: How Can we Give a Voice to Asian Theology?
Moral Perfectionism as a Challenge to Human Rights
Interculturalism, Culture and Everyday Life
L'Auberge Espagnole: Interculturalism in the European Melting Pot
The Elusive Truth: Intercultural Music Exchange in Addictive
Epistemological Displacements in the Media and Literatures of the Americas
Intercultural Everyday Life via Henri Lefebvre
Interculturalism and Education
Interculturalism and the Crisis of Value Advocacy in Education
Decolonizing Methodologies: Intercultural Research Ethics at Stake
Intercultural Education in a Divided School System
Creativity, Culture & Performance
The Ownership of Cultural Hybrids
Eric Chek Wai Lau
How Interculturalism Performs: Performativity, Performability and Theatricality of Interculturalism
Fiona Siang Yun Sze
Creative Contexts: Culture as an Agent of Change
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Fiona Szeis at the Department of Performance Studies, New York University, USA.
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