SIETAR Europa Congress 2019

Monday, May 27, 2019 to Sunday, June 2, 2019

SIETAR is Europe’s largest association of interculturalists and is part of the worldwide SIETAR network.

SIETAR works to:

  • contribute to more effective communication among people of different cultures and backgrounds
  • enhance intercultural awareness in policy-making, business, education and civil society
  • establish an ever-widening network of intercultural specialists
  • provide multi-disciplinary, professional expertise
  • contribute to the development of professional standards
  • encourage publication and promote research
  • provide opportunities for personal and professional exchanges
  • hold regional, national and international conferences

Find out more about SIETAR Europa here:

We have been organising regular congresses since 1991. They are both a platform for the exchange of experiences and know-how as well as a unique networking opportunity. After the success of the last congress in Dublin in 2017, we welcome you to the SIETAR Europa Congress 2019 to be held in Belgium from the 27th May to the 2nd June 2019.

Join the 2019 SIETAR Europa Congress in Belgium!

The 2019 congress theme is:

“Building Dialogues on Diversity – Towards a Future of Hope.”

Let us endeavour to design dialogues on diversity that will help us derive lessons from the problems and polarisations of the worldtoday. Exploring these differences should lead us to some commongrounds. The need of the hour is for the world to progress towards a future of positivity and hope. This year’s congress provides the following tracks. More details on the tracks can be found below:

  • Track 1: Business & Organizational Challenges - Leadership practices in turbulent times
  • Track 2: Socio-political Concerns - Promoting unity in diverse societies
  • Track 3: Migration - Building strength out of weaknesses
  • Track 4: Education and Intercultural Professions - Recent research and other critical developments 
  • Track 5: Academic Track
  • Track 6: Film Festival

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