16 Sep

EUGLOH: Intercultural communication

Opening hours / Beginning:

10:00 am - 12:00 pm

16 September 2022



This interactive webinar aims to help students of all levels and fields to experience new cultures and communicate with people of diverse cultural backgrounds. It will, in addition, encourage participants to critically reflect about self-transcendence, global peace and how citizens can contribute to a better world by accepting cultural differences.

Main topics covered:

  • Definition(s) of culture
  • Edward T. Hall and the Cultural Iceberg Theory;
  • Culture, communication and cross-cultural misunderstanding;
  • Tolerance, respect and cultural sensitivity;
  • UN and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development;
  • Self-awareness and self-transcendence towards Global Peace;
  • The contribution of Sri Chinmoy to the UN and towards Global Peace.

This online seminar will feature a lecture by a Professor, ice-breaking discussions in breakout rooms, questions for self-reflection and time for discussion between Professor and peers. There will also be a small assessment quiz at the end.

Certificate: Certificate of attendance for students who attend the full webinar and complete the quiz

Language: English

Host: University of Porto

Registration Deadline: 12 Sep 2022 13:59

This event will be held in English. Please find further information on the EUGLOH website.

The European University Alliance for Global Health (EUGLOH) is a strategic partnership between Université Paris-Saclay, University of Lund, Universidade do Porto, University of Szeged and LMU Munich under the European Higher Education Initiative of the European Commission.

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