Mobilities, Transitions, Transformations


Conference Program             Book of Abstracts



Monday 05. 09. 2016

Presentation sessions

S1/01 Challenging Power – Focus on Dominance

Chair: Paul Gorski, Monday 14:00-15:40, Key

  • Minority Parents’ Opinions in Thrace about the Collaboration between School and Family in the Minority School - Konstantinos Tsioumis
  • The State and Higher Religious Education: A Contemporary Debate on Faculties of Theology Curriculums in Turkey –Isa Babur
  • A New Era of Human Rights and Democracy in Croatian Schools. Case-Civic Education – Vesna Ivezic

S2/01: Intercultural Education – Intercultural Education and Human Rights

Chair: Veszna Wessenauer, Monday 14:00-15:40, Heart

  • Multicultural Education and Human Rights: Toward Achieving Harmony in a Global Age – Francisco Rios
  • A Programme for Human Rights and Reconciliation? Students’ Perceptions of Service Learning at the United World College Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina – Irma Husic Pandur
  • Request for Rights and Dignity in Human Rights Education in Bosnia and Herzegovina – Jelena Došlov

S2/02 Intercultural Education – Teacher training and development

Chair: Ágnes Boreczky, Monday 14:00-15:40, Train

  • Teachers’ Collaborative Professional Development for Multicultural Education and Multicultural Teacher Competence: The Case of South Korea – Hara Ku
  • Should you be more Critical? Critical Cultural Awareness in the Polish EFL Classroom – Agata Cierpisz
  • Examining the Factors Influencing Pre-Service Teachers’ Intercultural Competence: The Case of Greece – Panagiota Sotiropoulou

S2/03 Intercultural Education – Models and methods

Chair: Ágnes Boreczky, Monday 16:00-17:40, Train

  • The RICA Model – Fiora Biagi, Lavinia Bracci, Judit Végh
  • Intercultural Education and Italian Preschools: Using Narration as a Pedagogical Device – Barbara Rossi
  • Anomalous Use of Persona Doll Methodology – Zsuzsa Laszlo

S3/01 Mobilities and Education - Focus on teachers and pedagogy

Chair: Barry van Driel, Monday 14:00-15:40, Hammer

  • Subaltern Pedagogy and Practice: a Theorizing of Educational Practices for Marginalized Border-Crossers – Shireen Keyl
  • Diversifying the Teaching Force in Transnational Contexts – Clea Schmidt
  • Teachers of Newcomer Immigrants in Provincial Schools in Sweden. A Quest for Cultural Responsive Teaching in the Era of Homogenization – Margaret Obondo & Pirjo Lahdenperä
  • Teachers' Attitudes and Pedagogical Approaches to Migrant and East Asian Students Based on a Complex Video Study – Krisztina Borsfay & János Gordon Győri

S3/02 Mobilities and Education - Focus on policies

Chair: Barry van Driel, Monday 16:00-17:40, Hammer

  • Immigrant Integration Policies and Their Effects on Immigrant Adolescents’ Social Belonging in School: A Cross-National Multilevel Analysis - Seung-Hwan Ham, Jeongyeon Ahn, Yun-Kyung Cha, Jae-Bum Han, Saerom Lee & Kyung-Eun Yang
  • Policies and Education in the Situation of Refugees in Europe - Joan A. Aparisi-Romero

S4/01 Identity Transitions in Changing Societies – Curriculum, textbook : What school education offers

Chair: Lan Anh Nguyen Luu, Monday, 10:20-12:00, Waterdrop

  • Parents’ of Roma Origins Perception for the Education of their Offspring - Dimitris T. Zachos & Andigoni Panagiotidou
  • Multiperspective Approach in Teaching History and its Effects on Integrational Processes in Society – Merit Rickberg
  • Roma in Hungarian Textbooks – Dóra Pálos & Mátyás Binder

S4/02 Identity Transitions in Changing Societies – Family and gender

Chair: György Mészáros, Monday, 14:00-15:40, Waterdrop

  • Interethnic Adoption in Hungary. An Intercultural Approach – Orsolya Keresztes-Takács – Poster presentation
  • ‘I’m not from here so I don’t know how it works’: Immigrant Families and School Choice in Chile – Sara Joiko
  • Self-Representation of Visually Impaired Women – Lilla Lendvai

S5/01 Education and globalization – Focus on internationalization

Chair: Zsuzsanna Z. Papp, Monday 16:00-17:40, Key

  • Institutionalizing Internationalization within a College of Education: Toward a More Critical Multicultural and Glocal Education Perspective – Francisco Rios
  • The Impact of Mobility on Intercultural Competency Development within International Lifelong Learning Programs: A Longitudinal Study - Maria Giovanna Onorati
  • Implications of Globalizing Higher Education - Claudia Matus
  • The Role of the Social and Cultural Context in Bilingual Language Acquisition – Edita Hornáčková Klapicová

S6/01 Exemplifying good practice in intercultural education – Focus on intercultural competence, education practices

Chair: Katalin Brózik-Piniel, Monday 10:20-12:00, Musical Note

  • From Classroom to Garbage Mountain: Experiencing the Effects of Globalisation in the Philippines – Andrew Atkins
  • The Historical Study of Pai Chai School in Korea; The Intercultural Educational Perspective – JeongA Yang & Jae-Bong Yoo
  • Teachers´ intercultural sensitivity as a research topic and dimension of teacher education in international and Czech conditions as a context of good – Martin Menšík & Daniela Vrabcová

S6/02 Exemplifying good practice in intercultural education - Focus on intercultural competence, education practices

Chair: Katalin Brózik-Piniel, Monday 14:00-15:40, Musical Note

  • InOut: Students Learning Paths in Interdisciplinary Intensive Programme – Erika Kopp, Nóra Rapos & Orsolya Kálmán
  • Introducing Intercultural Education Through Project Based Learning – Marzanna Pogorzelska
  • Learning Spaces for Inclusion and Social Justice: Success Stories from Immigrant Students in Preschools, Compulsory Schools and Upper Secondary School – Anh Dao Tran
  • Innovative Solutions in Researching Intercultural Communication – EU educational Applications used as a Research Tool – Gabriella Kovács


S6/03 Exemplifying good practice in intercultural education - Focus on visual arts and films

Chair: Anikó Kaposvári, Monday 16:00-17:40, Musical Note

  • Visual Arts for Meaningful Communication in the English Language Classroom – Jennifer Healy
  • Developing Intercultural Competences and Negotiating Positive Identities through Arts (INS’ART and T’ICI projects) – Vera Varhegyi
  • The Use of Films in Multicultural Education – Vasiliki-Eleni Selechopoulou
  • The Use of Films in a Multicultural Classroom – Luciane Stallivieri

S7/01 Co-operation and Education – Papers

Strand7 is coordinated by the International Association for the Study of Cooperation in Eduation (IASCE)

Chair: Yael Sharan, Monday 10:20-12:00, Tulip

  • Co-operation, Solidarity and Dissociation. A Mixed-Methods Study on the Implications of Context and Culture for the use of Cooperative Learning in high-risk schools in El Salvador – Christine Schmalenbach
  • Reading in Pairs: Peer Tutoring for Linguistic Competences, Basis and Results – David Duran Gisbert
  • Enhancing Intercultural Sensitivity through Collaborative and Internationalized Learning – Eugenia Arvanitis

S7/02 Co-operation and Education – Workshop

Chair: Jill b, Monday 13:00-15:00, Tulip

  • Teaching Together to Learn Together: a Challenge for a more Cooperative Society – Marialuisa Damini

S7/03 Co-operation and Education – Papers

Chair: Lynda Baloche, Monday, 15:30-17:00, Tulip

  • The Flipped Classroom Based On Cooperative Learning Method in Elementary Schools: Possibilities and A Model Proposal - Deniz Gokce Erbil
  • Reflexivity-in-Action: How Complex Instruction Can Work for Equity in the Classroom? – Isabella Pescarmona
  • Status expectations in multicultural classrooms – Jill Clark

S7/04 Co-operation and Education – Workshop

Chair: Jill Clark, Monday 17:00-19:00, Tulip

Collaborative problem solving – Lynda Baloche


SO/01 – Understanding needs, creating opportunities

Chair: Leslie Bash, Monday 16:00-17:40, Heart

  • The Egyptian Education System: Rate of Return to Schooling, Key Challenges and Opportunities – Marwa Biltagy
  • Supply and Demand in Elementary Education In Hungary between 1988 and 2015 – Ralitsa Savova & Ferenc Bódi
  • Intercultural Dialogues in Diplomacy by Pope John Paul II – Sándor Földvári
  • Pakistani Literature and Globalization – Muhammad Kamran


  • WS/01 Using Forum Theatre for Community Empowerment – Angelo Miramonti & Francesco Argenio Benaroio
    • o Monday, 10:00-17:30, Factory
  • WS/02 Restorative Actions Across Borders – Vidia Negrea
    • o Monday, 16:00-17:40, Waterdrop
  • WS/12 RICA Workshop: Developing and Assessing Reflective Intercultural Competence in Practice – Lavinia Bracci & Flora Biagi
    • o Monday 18:00-19:40, Musical Note


  • CU/01 Discover Peace in Budapest - Peace trails - Beáta Somogyi
    • o Monday 14:00-16:30, Fortress
  • CU/02 Using Forum Theatre for Community Empowerment. Public presentation – Angelo Miramonti & Francesco Argenio Benaroio

Monday, 18:00-20:00, Factory

Tuesday 06. 09. 2016

Playback Drawings - New cultural programme at the conference! 

Selected Playback Drawings from Dénes Maróti

Exhibition opening on Tuesday 06.09.2016 at 17:40 at the info desk



S1/02 Challenging Power – Focus on identities and choiches

Chair: Mónika Kovács, Tuesday 14:00-15:40, Key

  • Emphasis on soft skills, or do you have to be “Canadian”? The case of ESL learners seeking employment – Julie Kerekes
  • Untapped Resources or Deficient ‘Foreigners’? Experiences of Students of Vietnamese Heritage in Icelandic Upper Secondary Schools – Anh Dao Tran
  • Trust, Choice and Power in Mental Health Care: The Role of Self-Efficacy in the Trajectory of Mental Health Consumer Recovery – Hui Ching Wu

S2/04 Intercultural Education – Lived experience and students perspectives

Chair: Anna Daróczi, Tuesday 14:00-15:40, Train

  • The Greeks and Iranians Studying Pharmacy in Slovakia – Viera Žufková, Darina Kližanová & Michal Vivoda
  • “We are on the same boat, but I am from another culture”: Lived Experiences of Learning in Culturally Diverse Groups During Volunteering Abroad – Sandra Kaire
  • Lower secondary school students’ perspective on diversity and human rights in Norway – Marietou Seye
  • International Student Mobility: the Turkish Experience - Carol Griffiths

S2/05 Intercultural Education – Teachers' experiences

Chair: Louise Métrich, Tuesday, 16:00-17:40, Train

  • The Acceptance of Religious Diversity in Japanese Schools: Focus on Muslim Children – Akiko Ito & Takeshi Yoshitani
  • Intercultural Education in Bulgaria. Challenges and Perspectives – Siyka Chavdarova-Kostova
  • A Study of the Experiences of Korean Pre-Service Teachers who Participated in a Cross-Culture Teaching Practice Program in American Elementary Schools – Seung-Yun Lee
  • Promoting Social and Academic Success of Students of Foreign Origin: Class Teachers‘ Experience and Actions – Renata Emilsson Peskova

S3/03 Mobilities and Education - Focus on political and cultural discourses

Chair: Barry van Driel, Tuesday 10:30-12:10, Hammer

  • The Role of Intercultural Education in the Lives of Second Generation Nicaraguans in Costa Rica: Contested Identities – Martha Montero-Sieburth
  • Of Walls and Bridges: Political Discourse and Educational Opportunity for Mexican-American Immigrant Children – Paul Landry
  • Israel`s Dillemas Receiving Immigrants from Ethiopia: Social and Educational Variables – Adelina Stefarta
  • Christianisation, Frenchification and Nationalisation. Mission Education during War and Rebellion in French colonial Madagascar in the 1940s – Ellen Vea Rosnes

S3/04 Mobilities and Education - Focus on mobility

Chair: Barry van Driel, Tuesday 14:00-15:40, Hammer

  • Student Mobility in Secondary Schools: Fostering and Assessing Intercultural Competence – Mattia Baiutti
  • Facilitating Students Mobility – Irina Golubeva
  • Cultural Encounters in Academic Mobility: a Case Study of Academic Movement between Western and Third World Countries – Jerome Mbiatong

S4/03 Identity Transitions in Changing Societies – Education, minority and majority identity

Chair: Lan Anh Nguyen Luu, Tuesday 14:00-15:40, Musical note

  • Policy, Recognition and Identity: The Influence of the Cultural and Educational Policy for Taiwan New Immigrants on their Identity Development – Mei-Ying Chen
  • Transformation of Kurdish Identity through Education in Native Language in Rojava (Northern Syria) – Yasin Duman
  • School Stories: Secondary School Experiences of Turkish Heritage Youth in Germany – Ursula Moffitt, Linda Juang & Moin Syed, University of Minnesota
  • The Changing Identity: Student Mobility Programmes and the Global Self-Image – Tsvetelina Harakchiyska & Juliana Popova

S5/02 Education and globalization – Focus on intercultural contexts

Chair: Nektaria Palaiologou, Tuesday 9:00-10:40, Waterdrop

  • Second Language Development and Social Capital: Findings from Canadian and Japanese Study Abroad Experiences – John W. Schwieter, Aline Ferreira & Paul Chamness Miller
  • Children, Relevant Adults and Sport – the Influence of Globalization – Nataša Sturza Milić & Tanja Nedimović
  • The Intercultural Educational Value of Exchange Programs: A missed Opportunity? – Joana Almeida
    Korean Graduate Students’ Experiences on a U.S. University Campus: An Interface of Language and 
  • Culture in an Educational Context – Elvira Sanatullova-Allison
  • SIRIUS Project in Greece: Reinforcing Immigrant Students and Youth – Nektaria Palaiologou, Julie Spinthourakis & Giorgos Nikolaou

S6/04 Exemplifying good practice in intercultural education – Focus on Children(School, preschool)

Chair: Anikó Kaposvári, Tuesday 10:30-12:10, Musical Note

  • Intercultural Education in Pre-School – Helena Pratas & Inês Alves
  • Inclusion of Refugee Children: The Child Space “A Criança” – Helena Pratas
  • "All the Children are Ours". Examples of Good Practice in Polish Schools which have Children of Foreigners – Mariola Badowska
  • A Community Welcome Day: Cultural Diversity and Critical Citizenship in a Included School – Auxiliadora Sales, Joan Traver, Alicia Benet & Aida Sanahuja

S7/05 Co-operation and Education – Workshop

Chair: Isabella Pescarmona, Tuesday 10:00-12:00, Tulip

  • Examining status expectations in multicultural classrooms – Jill Clark

S7/06 Co-operation and Education – Papers

Chair: Yael Sharan, Tuesday 14:00-15:40, Tulip

  • Constructing Social Skills to ‘Learn Together’ in the Intercultural Classroom – Giovanna Malusà
  • Fostering the Development of Cultural Sensitivity through Cooperative Learning – Danijela S. Petrovic
  • Cooperative Learning as an Intercultural Method in Musical Education and the Views of Preservice Teachers – Ayfer Kocabaş

S7/05 Co-operation and Education – Workshop

Chair: Isabella Pescarmona, Tuesday 16:00-18:00, Tulip

  • Train together to make relations better – Daniela Pavan

SO/02 Expanding Intercultural Competencies

Chair: Leslie Bash, Tuesday 16:00-17:40, Hammer

  • A Quest for a Powerful Intercultural Pedagogy: An Empirical Validation – Dorota Celinska
  • Tackling Prejudice in Children Using New Digital Media – Anne Glick & Lindsey Cameron
  • Culture Shocks and Diversity in Early Childhood Education – Vera Varhegyi
  • Examining the Basic Psychological Needs of Foreign and Turkish University Students Regarding Participation to Leisure Time Activities in Turkey – Ihsan Sari


  • WS/03 Encountering our Internalized Oppressors: the Rainbow of Desires – Angelo Miramonti & Francesco Argenio Benaroio
    • o Tuesday, 10:00-17:30, Factory
  • WS/04 Bridge Budapest Workshop – Veronika Pistyur
    • o Tuesday 16:00-17:00, Musical Note
  • WS/05 Euraxess Workshop – Ádám Molnár
    • o Tuesday 14:00-15:40, Tulip

Book Launch

  • BL/01 - Books’ Launch: Tuesday 6 th September, 11am-12.30pm

    Intercultural Education, Human Rights and Citizenship Education issues: a) CAMBRIDGE

    SCHOLARS PUBLISHING book "Establishing a Culture of Intercultural Education. Essays and

    Papers in Honour of Jagdish Gundara", editors Leslie Bash and David Coulby.  b) CAMBRIDGE

    SCHOLARS PUBLISHING book "Human Rights and Citizenship Education: an intercultural and

    international approach".

    Panelists:  Leslie Bash, Secretary General of IAIE, Nektaria Palaiologou, IAIE Board Member,

    Barry van Driel, Vice President of IAIE

  • BL/02 Imagining Time and Space in Universities: Bodies in Motion – Claudia Matus Cánovas
    • o Tuesday, 16:00-17:40, Key


  • CU/03 SHOWTIME a TIE play about becoming a victim - AppArt Association – MáSzínház
    • o Tuesday 18:00-20:00, Factory


  • SYM/01 Geopolitical, National, Symbolic frontiers in SE Europe in times of modern immigration - Nektaria Palaiologou, Ioannis Manos, Giorgos Mavrommatis, Mikael Luciak, Anastasia Karagianni, Christina Kimoglou, Pelagia-Alexandra Talanti, Maria Cheheliodou, Cornelia Chanou
    • o Tuesday 14:00-15:40, Waterdrop
  • SYM/02 Language choice, use and development of bilingual immigrant students – Nektaria Palaiologou, Elena Griva, Konstantinos Dinas, Anastasia G. Stamou, Stavros Bouras, Angeliki Kiliari, Panagiotis Panteli
    • o Tuesday 16:00-17:40, Waterdrop
  • SYM/03 How to support highly skilled migrants and refugees? - Éva Gellérné Lukács, Katalin Kálai, Prem Kumar Rajaram
    Moderator: Bori Simonovits
    • o Tuesday 16:00-17:40, Tulip

ICC Global Meeting

      • o Tuesday 10:30-12:10,Tulip

Dinner and Party at the La Bodeguita del Medio

  • o Tuesday 20:30-24:00

Budapest, Dob u. 57, 1074



Wednesday 07. 09. 2016

Conference opening

Wednesday 9:00-9:30, Mask

Leslie Bash, Secretary General IAIE

Katalin Felvinczi, Vice Dean, Eötvös Loránd University, Faculty of Education and Psychology

Lan Anh Nguyen Luu, Eötvös Loránd University, Faculty of Education and Psychology

Keynote speeches

  • Jagdish Gundara
    • Wednesday 9:30-10:30, Mask
  • Ágnes Boreczky & Lan Anh Nguyen Luu

The need for multicultural schools

  • Wednesday 14:00-15:00, Mask
    Moderator: Anna Daróczi, TLI
  • Yun Kyung Cha

Revisiting Multicultural Education from an East Asian Perspective

  • Wednesday 15:30-16:30, Mask
    Moderator: Anna Daróczi, TLI



S1/03 Challenging Power – Focus on Gender

Chair: Paul Gorski, Wednesday 11:50-13:30, Key

  • Perception of Sexism in School: Level of Teachers’ Awareness of their own Gendered Expectations – Mónika Kovacs  & Monika Szabo
  • Preservice Teachers’ Resistance towards Addressing Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity and Expression Issues in School – Michele Kahn
  • The Significance of Teachers’ Identities Related to Gender and Age within the Discourses of Teaching Intercultural Awareness – Éva Thun
  • No Ordinary Love: Exploring Intimacy, Parenting, Activism and Resistance from a Gay Family's Perspective – Marija Bartulović & Barbara Kušević

S2/06 Intercultural Education – Case studies of implementation of intercultural education in schools

Chair: Louise Métrich, Wednesday 11:50-13:30, Train

  • Problematizing the Recruitment of Schools to the Battle against Extremism in Norway – Lena Heimsnes
  • Postponed is not Abandoned: Diversity and Professional Development – Agnieszka Czejkowska & Julia Seyss-Inquart
  • Implementing Intercultural Education: A Case Study - Concepción Maiztegui-Oñate
  • Re-thinking Schools. A Classification of Intercultural Good Practices in Hungary – Erzsébet Csereklye

S3/05 Mobilities and Education - Focus on Refugees

Chair: Barry van Driel, Wednesday 11:50-13:30, Hammer

  • Refugees and the Refugee Crisis in the Eye of Students from Receiving European Countries – Jennifer Kerzil
  • The Current Situation of Unattended, Underage, Male Refugees – Laura Schlachzig
  • Narrating Transition, Othering Space: Refugees in Basmane – Lynn Musiol

S4/04 Identity Transitions in Changing Societies – Experiences of learning outside school

Chair: György Mészáros, Wednesday 11:50-13:30, Musical Note

  • Playback Theatre and Drama Games as a Tool of Dynamics in Therapeutic Group – Veronika Nýdrlová
  • Intercultural Education and Global Learning in Juvenile Detention Homes - Lisa Schneider

S5/03 Education and globalization – Focus on a comparative perspective

Chair: János Győri, Wednesday 11:50-13:30, Waterdrop

  • Globalization through English-medium Instruction in Japan – Jack Ryan & Edward Sarich
  • Differences in Managing Bullying Cases at School in the U.S. and Hungary. A Cross Cultural Study – Katalin Parti
  • Sitting in the Same Classroom: How a Competitive and Non-Competitive Class Climate Effects Chinese and Hungarian students – Marta Fulop & Tamas Nagy
  • Intercultural Contexts of Global Education in Poland - Krystyna Bleszynska

S6/07 Exemplifying good practice in intercultural education – Focus on Forum Theater

Chair: Anikó Kaposvári, Wednesday 11:50-13:30, Factory

  • The Theatre of the Oppressed Community Work in Hungary - Francesco Argenio Benaroio
  • Presentation of Facilitation Manual: How to Use Forum Theatre for Community Dialogue – Angelo Miramonti

S7/08 Co-operation and Education – Papers

Chair: Yael Sharan, Wednesday 10:30-11:30, Heart

  • Learning Study: One of the Fields of Cooperation between Teachers and Students - Brigitta Czók & János Gordon Győri
  • How to Extend Cooperative Learning from Classroom Level to the Public Education System Level? – Ferenc Arató

S7/09 Co-operation and Education – Workshop

Wednesday 11:30-13:30, Heart

  • Can CL be implemented everywhere the same way? – Yael Sharan


  • WS/06 Playback Theatre in the Light of Social Usefulness – Beáta Somogyi
    • o Wednesday 10:30-12:00, Tulip
  • WS/07 Discover Peace in Europe: Budapest. Outdoor Co-Learning Process on Peace through Arts - Beáta Somogyi
    • o Wednesday 12:15-13:45, Tulip


  • CU/04 Theatre of the Oppressed (introduction) – Angelo Miramonti and Francesco Argenio Benaroio
    • o Wednesday 17:00-19:00, Mask



Thursday 08. 09. 2016

Keynote speeches

  • Paul Gorski

The Trouble with “Culture” in Intercultural Education: Why We Need Equity Literacy More than We Need Intercultural Competence

  • o Thursday 11:00-12:00 Mask
  • Audrey Osler

Realizing equity in schools: the possibilities of a human rights framework

  • o Thursday, 15:00-16:00 Mask



S1/ 04 Challenging Power – Focus on education programs

Chair: Paul Gorski, Thursday 9:00-10:40,

  • National School Leadership Education Programs as Means for Justice and Equity – Fred Carlo Andersen
  • Novice Teachers in Inequitable Work Conditions: Implications for Teacher Education – Michele Kahn
  • Multicultural Education in Turkey: An Analysis of Multicultural Teacher Training Coursework Syllabi in Doctoral Programs – Yasemin Acar-Ciftci

S1/ 05 Challenging Power – Focus on pedagogy

Chair: Mónika Kovács, Thursday 13:00-14:40, Key

  • Narratives on (Teacher)Identity, Community and Democratic Learning – Tine Brøndum
  • Latent and Manifest Approaches to Cultural Diversity in Schools – Sauro Civitillo
  • Multicultural Approaches, Intercultural Ideologies, and the Transformative Potential of Counterhegemonic Intercultural Education – Paul Gorski

S2/07 Intercultural Education – Language and intercultural education in practice

Chair: Louise Métrich, Thursday 9:00-10:40, Train

  • Filling the Gap between English for Specific Purposes and Intercultural Competence – Noémia Rodrigues
  • Language Policies, the Intercultural Dimension and Multilingualism: How Indigenous Languages come to Focus? – Daniel Isaac Hernández Espíndola
  • Intercultural Competency and Language Learning in New Zealand Classrooms: Reception and Practice in Superdiverse Contexts – Sharon Harvey
  • Teaching and Learning of Mandarin as a Foreign Language in South African Schools – Norma Nel & Milandre Vlok


S2/08 Intercultural Education – Role of context and socialization factors

Chair: János Győri, Thursday 13:00-14:40, Heart

  • Students’ Socialisation Patterns Contributing to the Development of Intercultural Communicative Competence (ICC) in the “Liquid” Context of Erasmus Placements – Gloria Gutierrez Almarza, Fernando Beltrán Llavador; Ramiro Durán Martínez
  • Role of Civil Society for Intercultural Understanding – Hameed ul Mehdi
  • Cronyism and Organisational Support – Ali Gecer

S2/09 Intercultural Education – Language and intercultural education - theories and models

Chair: Louise Métrich, Thursday 13:00-14:40, Train

  • Aligning Language and Culture: The Research-Based Language/Cultural Training Model (LCTM) – Roberto Swazo
  • Orchestrating Language and Professional Intercultural Education: Implications for Professional Training and Higher Education – Dorota Celinska
  • Language Competence in Models of Intercultural Competence: Global and Culture Specific Tendencies – Katarzyna Piątkowska
  • Intercultural Communication Competence in Second Language Courses for University Students: the ICCAGE projects (2015-2017) – Ágnes Kovátsné Loch& Ágnes Pál


S3/06 Mobilities and Education - Focus on integration / inclusion

Chair: Krisztina Borsfay, Thursday 9:00-10:40, Hammer

  • The Necessity and Prospects of the Integration of Refugee Children in the Greek Educational System: Didactic and Pedagogical Approaches – Athanasia Siaviki
  • The Centre for Intercultural Studies and the Integration of Students from Diverse Cultural Backgrounds – Eirini Tseliou
  • The Transnational Migration and Some Educational Questions in Hungary: Case Study of a Bilingual School Established Nearby an International Airbase – Ivett Kovács, Erzsébet Czachesz, Ágnes Vámos
  • Children of African Refugees and their Integration in the Educational System – Maria Kagan

S4/05 Identity Transitions in Changing Societies – National identities: negotiation and perception

Chair: Lan Anh Nguyen Luu, Thursday 9:00-10:40, Musical Note

  • Negotiation of Identities in Intercultural Communication – Zdenek Janik
  • Who are the 'Real' Koreans? The Voice of Secondary School Students on the National Identity of Immigrants - Yun-Kyoung Park
  • Who is a Truly Qualified Member of the Community? Students’ Perceptions on Citizenship and Inclusion in Norway and Japan – Yuka Kitayama

S4/06 Identity Transitions in Changing Societies – Intercultural competence and social interaction

Chair: György Mészáros, Thursday 13:00-14.40, Musical Note

  • “I hope it brings wisdom”: The Perspective of ROTC Cadets’ on Learning Arabic and Developing Intercultural Communication Competence – Emmanuelle Chiocca
  • Social Dynamics & Immigrant Students: A Multiple Case Study of Canadian Intercultural Experiences – Sigrid Roman
  • Teachers’ Cultural Competence as Relational and Contextual Competence – Øystein Lund
  • Intercultural Communication Competence in Second Language Courses for University Students: the ICCAGE projects (2015-2017) – Ágnes Kovátsné Loch & Ágnes Pál

S5/04 Education and globalization – Focus on communities

Chair: János Győri, Thursday 9:00-10:40, Waterdrop

  • The Role of Popular Culture Practices in Building Inclusive Communities. Educational Perspectives – Davide Zoletto
  • Intercultural Education in a Multicultural Classroom - a Brazilian Experience – Luciane Stallivieri
  • What Predicts Teachers’ Concerns Regarding Intercultural Education? – Danijela Petrović
  • Exploring Diversity through the Perspective of Primary School Children – Concepción Maiztegui-Oñate

S6/08 Exemplifying good practice in intercultural education – Focus on the use of digital Technology, Multimedia, E-learning, Social Media

Chair: Anikó Kaposvári, Thursday, 9:00-10:40, Tulip

  • Technology-Mediated Practices to Enhance Intercultural Education: an Overview from Italy - Luisa Zinant
  • Teaching Intercultural Communicative Competence to International Students at Masaryk University – Zdenek Janik
  • Digital Literature as Means of Integration: Building an Open Educational Platform on the Basis of Estonian Novel – Alexandra Milyakina
  • Planning and Creating. The story of the conference logo – Éva Novák


S6/09 Exemplifying good practice in intercultural education – Focus on Problem and Conflict solving

Chair: Anikó Kaposvári, Thursday 13:00-14:40, Tulip

  • A Universal Approach to Conflict Management? Reflecting on the Potentials of Restorative Justice in Multicultural Settings - Zsuzsanna Z. Papp & Borbála Fellegi
  • Exploring the Utility of Lego® Serious Play in Model United Nations Conferences to Address Communication Challenges in Multicultural Problem-Solving Discussions – Todd Thorpe
  • Sympathetic Joy in Contemplative Education: Using an ancient meditation to support today’s ecojustice education and activism – Derek Rasmussen

SO/03 Mobility and Transitions

Chair: Leslie Bash, Thursday 13:00-14:40, Hammer

  • Examination of the Department of Recreation in the Universities of the United States and Turkey – Abdulmenaf Korkutata
  • Internationalization: Encouraging International Student Mobility – Yasmin Hussain
  • Challenges in Realization of The Right to Quality Education of the Third Culture Children in Croatia – Ana Babic
  • Religious Education in Greece Under the Scope of Interculturalism – Evanthia Tsaliki - Poster presentation


  • WS/08 Restorative methods in education – Borbála Fellegi & Zsuzsanna Z. Papp
    • o Thursday 9:00-10:40, Heart
  • WS/09 What does integration theatre mean? - AppArt Association - MáSzínház
    • o Thursday, 13:00-14:40, Mask

Book Launch

BL/04 Human Rights and Schooling: An Ethical Framework for Teaching for Social Justice – Audrey Osler,  James A. Banks, Yuka Kitayama, Louise Métrich

  • o Thursday, 16:20-17:20, Mask


  • CU/05 Playback theatre - Central European School of Playback Theatre
    • o Thursday 17:40-19:10, Mask

Wine and Dinner at the Bor La Bor

  • o Thursday from 20:30

Budapest, Veres Pálné u. 7, 1053

Friday 09. 09. 2016

Plenary Session

  • Global Migration, Structural Inclusion, and Citizenship Education Across Nations – James A. Banks (section chair). See description at the “Plenary Sessions” section.
    • o Friday, 11:00-12:30, Mask
  • Conference Closing – Leslie Bash, Erzsébet Csereklye, Jennifer Kerzil
    • o Friday, 15:50-16:30, Mask



S1/06 S1/01 Challenging Power – Focus on communities

Chair: Zsuzsa László Friday, 9:00-10:40, Key

  • Take a seat at Freedom Square! Living Memorial as a Discursive Demonstration and Educative Discussion Group – Laszlo Klein, Balazs Byron Horvath & Yair Klein
  • Self and the Other in a Collaborative Art Practice, a Critical Reflection – Min Jeong Ko
  • Strengthening Bridges: Parental Contribution to Developing Children‘s Linguistic Repertoir – Renata Emilsson Peskova
  • The early childhood educational institution: a forum in civil  society. Perspectives from South Africa – Milandre Vlok & Norma Nel

S2/11 Intercultural Education – Policies, concepts, discourses

Chair: Zsuzsa László, Friday, 12:30-14:00, Train

  • A Government-Led International Exchange Program as a Global Learning Space. Global Citizenship or Nation-State Citizenship? – Haruko Ishii
  • Conceptualizing Interculturalism and Diversity in Turkish Higher Education: An Analysis of University Websites and Strategic Plans – Harun Serpil
  • Intercultural Education in EuroMed. In between the Values – Justyna Langowska

S6/10 Exemplifying good practice in intercultural education – Focus on children, families, special needs

Chair: Katalin Brózik-Piniel, Friday 9:00-10:40, Tulip

  • All Children Have the Right to Play! – Gábor Páll
  • About the (Integrational) Opportunities of Family Reading Development Programs in the Example of a Tale-Reading Project – Eszter Gombocz
  • Special Needs in the Vocational Education – Anna Pap

S6/11 Exemplifying good practice in intercultural education – Focus on Music and Language, Friday 9:00-10:40,

Chair: Anikó Kaposvár & Yiannnis Miralis, Heart

  • Culturally Relevant Language Pedagogy Applied with Wisdom: Tried and True Techniques for the Classroom – Harun Serpil
  • Singing in Tongues: Musilingual Practices and Intercultural Learning – Maria Fernandez-Toro & Karen Ludke
  • Greek as a Mediation Language in EFL Teaching in the Context of Greek Minority Education: A Stumbling Block or a Stepping Stone? – Nelly Zaferiades

SO/04 – Moral and Philosophical Dilemmas in Intercultural Education

Chair: Zsuzsanna Z. Papp, Friday, 9:00-10:40, Waterdrop

  • Marginalisation and Moral Agency: Some Critical Challenges for Intercultural Education – Leslie Bash & Angela Foster
  • “You could have very good intentions and do something that bother someone else”. Discrepancies between Self-Perceived Identities and Lived Experiences – Tatiana Bruni
  • A Philosophical Examination of Methodological Dualism in Intercultural Education - JeongA Yang & Jae-Bong Yoo



  • WS/10 Talking to 'Racists' – Maja Nenadovic
    • o Friday, 13:30-15:00, Tulip
  • WS/11 Music improvisation as a means for inclusion and intercultural communication - Yiannis Miralis
    • o Friday, 13:30-15:00, Heart
  • IAIE Q&A – With Leslie Bash, Secretary General IAIE
    • o Friday, 13:30-15:00, Train
  • Open Space for discussion, project planning
    • o Friday, 13:30-15:00, Key
  • Open Space for discussion, project planning
    • o Friday, 13:30-15:00, Waterdrop


  • CU/06 Discover Peace in Budapest. Peace trails – Beáta Somogyi
    • o Friday, 13:30-16:00, Info Point


We will offer coffee and snacks all day long on the 2nd floor. 

For lunch, dinner and drinks we recommend the restaurants, cafés and bars around the conference venue. We hope, you will enjoy discovering Budapest downtown, there are nice places, amazing flavours and great people! 
We just indicated a few on the map, but there are about a hundred places in the area, discover them!