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International Symposium

Intercultural Studies for a Global Age: Principles, Methodology, Practice

This symposium explores the ways in which we can remap and reorganize a transdisciplinary field of intercultural studies that would go beyond the current field of cultural studies while preserving and reorienting some of its valuable insights within a global reference frame.  Topics include: current concepts of culture operative in various academic and nonacademic fields; the main guiding principles of intercultural studies and practices and their cognitive and ethical implications; the mutual feedback loops between intercultural studies, comparative literature, translation studies, and other relevant fields in the humanities, arts and social sciences; the development of new institutional and curricular frameworks as well as new information and communication technological platforms for intercultural studies.

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