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Impressions of the Sietar Europa Congress 2017 in Dublin, Ireland!


The harvesting time has just begun and we are happy to include our harvests from the SIETAR Europa Congress in both visual and written forms. Enjoy Raquel Benmergui' visual recordings, our participants feedback comments, sent via whova and detailed descriptions of the presentations, workshops and roundtables prepared by our Congress Volunteers. Once again many thanks to ALL who made the Congress in Dublin a succesfull, enjoyable and above all inspiring event!


Academic congress proceedings to be found online here, more than 300 pages as a summer reading ?.


Congress presentations you can find here a Google Drive folder organised by congress days with the presentations the speakers sent us. If you do not find a presentation you are looking for, please contact the speaker directly, thanks.


Congress pictures are online on our on our facebook fanpage here – have a look at them and feel free to tag yourself in the pictures, thanks again to our photographer Nicolas Neumann-Micheau (


Fantastic graphic facilitation by Raquel Benmergui on our facebook page here.


Congress and participants reports:

Atousa Khajehpour on Robert Johnson’s roundtable discussion: “Can Old and Young See Eye to Eye? Culture and Intergenerational Relations” can be found here

Aude Wagemans on “New Horizons: At Home Together in Finland” workshop by Steven Crawford, Ronan  Browne and Diane Ruppert can be found here

Caitriona Ní Cassaithe on “Building inclusive rights-respecting classrooms through responsive teacher education programmes” by Benjamin Mallon and Rowan Oberman can be found here

Carla Cabrera Cuadrado on “Crossing borders” - Movie by Arnd Wächter on the impact of press and social media can be found here.

Dimitris Polychronopoulos on Film Festival  Opening Documentary ‘Holi-days' by Randi Steinberger, facilitated by Maura di Mauro can be found here

Elaine Teo Mosimann on Professor Leong Chan Hoong’s Keynote, “NAVIGATING HYBRID IDENTITIES IN A GLOBALISED WORLD – A NON-EUROPEAN PERSPECTIVE” can be found here.

Javier Dominguez on "Virtual smiles bond teams - why to invest in virtual team building sessions?” - TED Talk by Pawel Walentynowicz can be found here

Joanna Smit on “Are Culturally Diverse Teams the More Creative Ones?”- Academic track paper presentation by Dr. Daniel Scheible can be found here.

Marius Zenner on “What Are We Missing? Creating Successful Leadership of Effective Virtual Teams” - Workshop by Emma Dodwell-Groves can be found here

Olla Shimbereva on Navigating twisted career waters - How will the recent global changes and turbulent times affect intercultural careers? - workshop by Elina Pohjonen and Katharina Külpmann can be found here.


"intercultures - working better globally" - June Newsletter: intercultures Stamps It's Passport @SIETAR Europa 2017

Erik Hemming, Åland UAS, Finland: SIETAR DUBLIN 2017, my impressions as a participant