Mobilities, Transitions, Transformations
INTERCULTURAL EDUCATION AT THE CROSSROADS

Organizers

International Association for Intercultural Education

The International Association for Intercultural Education (IAIE) since 1984 has brought together professional educators interested in diversity and equity issues in education.

This includes intercultural education, multi-cultural education, anti-racist education, human rights education, active citizenship, inclusive education, conflict-resolution, bi-lingual and multi-lingualism issues, gender and LGBTQ issues, etc.

The IAIE publishes the academic journal Intercultural Education (Routledge Publishers) 6 times a year. It also organizes annual conferences, seminars for pre-service and in-service teachers, participates in international projects, and conducts project evaluation.

Board members are involved in research around multiple themes that impact society today.

Institute of Intercultural Psychology and Education
(IIPE),
Faculty of Education and Psychology,
Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest

The Institute for Intercultural Psychology and Education (IIPE) Was founded in 2005, at the Eötvös Loránd University, Faculty of Education and Psychology.

The Institute is engaged in both education and interdisciplinary research. Its goal is to study multi and intercultural issues from the perspective of anthropology, psychology, education and the sociology of education, and to promote the integration of research findings into the training and education of students.

The program is strongly committed to interdisciplinary studies with a focus on psychological and educational issues. Students are trained to manage inevitable tensions and conflicts and to use diversity as an asset to benefit the whole society. The program provides plenty of field work opportunities for students to gain practical experience and develop their skills in real-life situations.

 

SUPPORTING ORGANIZATIONS

International Association for the Study of Cooperation in Education

(IASCE)

The International Association for the Study of Cooperation in Eduation (IASCE), established in 1979, is the only international, non-profit organization for educators who research and practice cooperative learning in order to promote student academic improvement and democratic, social processes.

The IASCE supports those who are interested in the study of cooperation in education by providing a forum in which to share cooperative learning research and practice.

Tom Lantos Institute

The Tom Lantos Institute (TLI) is an independent human and minority rights organisation with a particular focus on Jewish, Roma and Hungarian communities and other ethnic or national, linguistic and religious minorities. It is a Budapest-based organisation with a multi-party Board, an international Executive Committee and Advisory Board. TLI operates internationally in terms of scope, funds, staff and partners. As a research and education platform, TLI aims to bridge the gaps between research and policy, norms and practice.

TLI focuses on three distinct issue areas. These include: Jewish life and antisemitism; Roma rights and citizenship; and human and minority rights with a special focus on Hungarian minorities. TLI identifies and explores issues and undertakes activities that are both specific and common to these fields looking to create synergies whenever feasible.

 

University of Western Macedonia (UoWM)

Since May 2013, it consists of the following faculties and departments:

Faculty of Educational Sciences- School of Education, situated in Florina:Department of Primary Education Department of Early Childhood EducationFaculty of Engineering, situated in Kozani:

Department ofMechanical EngineeringDepartment ofEngineering Informatics andTelecommunications

Faculty of Arts, situated in Florina:Department of Applied and Visual Arts

UoWM supported the International Conference “Intercultural Education: Paideia, Polity and Demoi” that was organized by the International Association for Intercultural Education (IAIE) and the former Hellenic Migration Policy Institute (IMEPO), in June 22nd-26th 2009, in Athens, under the aegis of UNESCO Chairs in Greece and in Moscow and the aegis of the Greek Ministry of Education.

In 2013, the UoWM supported the International Seminar “Sociocultural Diversities and Human Rights Education: The role of Intercultural Education”, organized by the Hellenic Association for Intercultural Education (HAIE) and IAIE, 22nd-26th April, in Athens, under the aegis of UNESCO Chairs in Greece and in Moscow.

In 2014, the UoWM supported the International Seminar “Active Citizenship Education: The role of Intercultural Education”, organized by the Hellenic Association for Intercultural Education (HAIE) and IAIE, 6th-10th April, in Athens, under the aegis of UNESCO Chairs in Greece and in Moscow.

Recently, the UoWM was co-organizer at the International Conference “Cultural Diversity, Equity and Inclusion: Intercultural Education in the 21st Century and beyond” that was organized by the International Association for Intercultural Education (IAIE) and the University of Ioannina, in June 29th June-3rd July 2015, in Ioannina, under the aegis of the Greek Ministry of Education.

 

 

Central European School of Playback Theatre

 

The Central European School of Playback Theatre Association founded The Central European School of Playback Theatre with the goal of providing diverse and up to par trainings for professionals and amateurs alike. We are an official subsidiary school of Centre for Playback Theatre, New York.

 

 

Vitakultúra Association 

  

We have been building communities since 1997. Student, civil and workplace communities alike. We work with empathy, involvement and peace-bringing openness. Our work in the association teaches us, too – to sensitivity and to the ability to see the essence.

   

 

Giolli 

Giolli is a social cooperative, based in Italy, democratically managed, inspired by these approaches:
- Boal's theatre method (Theatre of the Oppressed)
- Paulo Freire's Conscientization
- Community development
- Active No-violence
as tools to help the self-liberation of groups and individuals.
Giolli works in the field of social theatre, both in schools and social contexts (district at risk, group of migrants, prisoners...); moreover Giolli proposes several workshops to train social workers and teachers in our methodology or about specific socio-educational issues (conflicts, peace education, prevention at risk behaviour, violence and bullying prevention...). We also do interactive performance of Forum-Theatre about these issues, both in schools and other public contexts.

   ANAMUH - Arts for Dialogue

ANAMUH is a social initiative in Budapest, Hungary, aimed at establishing and sustaining a space for communitarian dialogue through the use of Theatre and Arts.
We believe in Social Theatre techniques and the enormous potential for positive social transformation that they offer: “Forum Theatre”, “Theatre of the Oppressed”, “Theatre for Living”, based on the inclusive participatory pedagogy of Paulo Freire.

ANAMUH focuses on youth empowerment as a means to inter-communitarian dialogue in order to challenge stereotypes/discrimination, to bridge cultures and to bring positive social transformation within communities and in the general collectivity.
ANAMUH envisions a world where diverse communities know, respect and include each other, and where they grow together creating new ideas, tastes and forms of art on the basis of their own identities and cultures.

 

 

 

EURAXESS – Researchers in Motion

 

“EURAXESS – Researchers in Motion” is a pan-European initiative providing access to a complete range of information and support services to researchers wishing to pursue their research careers in Europe or stay connected to it. EURAXESS is a platform for researchers, entrepreneurs, universities and businesses to interact with each other. Packed with information, EURAXESS covers mobility issues for researchers and entrepreneurs, allows universities and businesses to find the right talent and connects people, projects and funding.

Researchers can find thousands of job offers, funding opportunities and get free assistance when changing countries for work. On EURAXESS website, researchers from PhD students to seniors can upload their CVs and apply to research jobs, fellowships and grants. Entrepreneurs can find partners in business and academia to help to get started and find out about patents, funding and more. Research organizations can post their vacancies, look through CVs, and create partnerships on EURAXESS.

Through its network in 40 countries EURAXESS can assist mobile researchers and their families in every step of their move, starting in their home country and continuing until they have settled in a new one.

EURAXESS also cares for European researchers working outside the continent, who can rely on the EURAXESS Worldwide service to ease contact with Europe and their mobile researcher colleagues. The interactive online club gives information on European career opportunities, pan-national researcher cooperation and serves researchers with an online forum, researcher database, newsletters and network events.

EURAXESS in Hungary has 14 member organisations. This network is coordinated by Bay Zoltán Nonprofit Ltd. for Applied Research, Hungary's leading applied research institution.

Find out more: www.euraxess.org and www.euraxess.hu

Magyar Pedagógiai Társaság

Hungarian Pedagogical Association