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Culturalism: the elephant in the room?

Culturalism: the elephant in the room?

Culturalism: the elephant in the room? In his article “Meeting the Intercultural Future”, Milton Bennett made an eloquent and passionate appeal to the intercultural community to take responsibility for the kind of future they are calling into life through their work....

Teaching ideas for your classroom

Teaching ideas for your classroom

Teaching ideas for your classroom I found that the poem Representation is extremely rich in ideas and resources for teaching and doing some research about the things mentioned has also opened my eyes  more for how little I know about Indian culture still. So we ...

A Poem – Representation

A Poem – Representation

A poem: Representation by Shubra Shahare   They ask about the silk and the spices and the jewels and  the colours and the festivals. When they ask about the elephant  headed god and the monkey god and the ganja smoking dread locked god. When they ask about saris...

Meeting the (Intercultural) Future

Meeting the (Intercultural) Future

Meeting the (Intercultural) Future Milton J. Bennett, Ph.D. Milan, January 11, 2021 When we think of building a more equitable and inclusive future, the task may seem overwhelming, especially in the shadow of reactionary political events. The stark options seem to be...

Preventing Radical Fundamentalism

Preventing Radical Fundamentalism

Preventing Radical Fundamentalism - Thoughts from an expert on countering violent extremism Here is an interview with the Mission Manager of Preventing and Countering Violent Extremism in Prison under the Belgian Ministry of Justice, Selim Cherkaoui. Selim is...

My first experiences with Online Teaching

My first experiences with Online Teaching

My first experiences with Online Teaching  by Patrick Schmidt   Before the Covid-19 pandemic broke out last March, I, like most facilitators, had little experience with online teaching. This is not to say we haven’t been indirectly ex posed to its potential — all...