Master of Advanced Studies in
INTERCULTURAL COMMUNICATION

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A Case of Mixed-Religion Marriage
Keywords: CATHOLIC, CONVERT, ETHNOCENTRISM, FAMILY, JUDAISM, MARRIAGE, MEDIATION, MEXICO, RELIGION, STEREOTYPES, STIGMATISATION, VALUES
Adapting to the French Culture
Keywords: CULTURAL DIMENSIONS, CULTURAL VALUES, CULTURE SHOCK, ERASMUS, FINLAND, FRANCE, INTEGRATION, PROXIMITY, STUDYING ABROAD, TIME ORIENTATION
A Finnish – Italian Collaboration
Keywords: CULTURAL DIMENSIONS, CULTURAL VALUES, FINLAND, INTERNATIONAL COLLABORATION, ITALY, MISCOMMUNICATION, TASK VS SOCIAL ORIENTATION, TIME ORIENTATION
A Highly Explosive Gas Deal
Keywords: ECONOMICS, INTERCULTURAL NEGOTIATIONS, IRAN, MEDIA, POLITICS, PUBLIC RELATIONS, SWITZERLAND
A Parish Council in Nigeria
Keywords: AFRICA, CRITICAL INCIDENT, GENDER, GENERATION, HIGH CONTEXT/LOW CONTEXT, INDIVIDUALISM/COLLECTIVISM, NIGERIA, POLITENESS, PUBLIC POSITION, RELIGION, TIME ORIENTATION
A Short Guide to Understanding Business Communications in China
Keywords: BUSINESS, CHINA, DIRECTNESS, EAST-WEST, INDIVIDUALISM/COLLECTIVISM, INTERCULTURAL COLLABORATION, MISCOMMUNICATION, TEMPORALITY
An Unintended Offence
Keywords: CULTURAL PREJUDICE, GENERALISATION, NATIONAL IDENTITY, NATIONAL PAST, OFFENCE, STEREOTYPES, SWISS BANKS, SWITZERLAND, WWII
Christian Christmas Eve Celebration at Multireligious Schools
Keywords: CHRISTIANITY, CHRISTMAS, EDUCATION, FOREIGN INFLUENCE, ISLAM, MEDIATION, PARENTS, RELIGIOUS FREEDOM, SCHOOLS, SWITZERLAND, TOLERANCE
Clothing Styles in an Intercultural Setting
Keywords: AIRPORT, AKWARD FEELING, BURKA, CLOTHING, CRITICAL INCIDENT, INTERNATIONAL SETTING, LOCAL CUSTOMS, NEUTRAL SETTING, STEREOTYPES, TRAVEL
Conflictual Situation among Counterparts in a Pharmaceutical Company
Keywords: COLLABORATION, COMPANY, EMPLOYEES, FACE LOSS, GENDER, INTERCULTURAL COLLABORATION, MEDIATION, TURKEY
Creation of Forums for Intercultural Exchange and Formation in Nigeria
Keywords: AFRICA, COMPETENCE, IN-COUNTRY DIVERSITY, NIGERIA, RELIGIOUS CONFLICTS, REPRESENTATIONS, SOCIAL CAPITAL, STEREOTYPES
Culture Shock in a Professional Environment
Keywords: COLLABORATION, CULTURE SHOCK, ETHNOCENTRISM, INTEGRATION, INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS, MANAGEMENT STYLES, MEXICO, WORKING RELATIONSHIP, WORKING STYLES
Culture Shock in China
Keywords: CHINA, CULTURAL ADAPTATION, CULTURE SHOCK, DEVELOPMENTAL MODEL, GOING ABROA, LIVING CONDITIONS, STAGES OF CULTURE SHOCK, STUDYING ABROAD, UNHAPPINESS
Difficult Collaboration or Difficult Communication
Keywords: BUROCRACY, COLLABORATION, CRITICAL INCIDENT, CULTURAL ETIQUETTE, NETHERLANDS, RULES AND PROCEDURE, SAUDI ARABIA, STATUS AND HIERARCHY, WESTERN VS ORIENTAL
Drop the Tie – the Challenges of Reverse Culture Shock
Keywords: (REVERSE) CULTURE SHOCK, ATTIRE, CLOTHING, CULTURAL CONFIGURATION, DRESS CODE, FORMALITY, JOB INTERVIEWS, NON-VERBAL COMMUNICATION, WORK SETTING, WORKING CULTURE
Edo the Bosnian Driver
Keywords: BOSNIA HERZINGOVINA, COLLABORATION, CULTURAL PERCEPTION, EMPLOYEES, HIERARCHY, INDIVIDUALISM/COLLECTIVISM, POWER DISTANCE, TIME PERCEPTION
Emergent Conflict in an NGO for Torture Victims
Keywords: ARBITRATION, CULTURAL PRESUPPOSITION, DISCRIMINATION, ETHNOCENTRISM, MEDIATION, RUMANIA, TORTURE, TRAUMA, XENOPHOBIA
Fasting the Month of Ramadan at the Workplace
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Female Priests in Finland
Keywords: CHRISTIANITY, CHURCH, EQUALITY, FINLAND, GENDER, GENDER EQUALITY, MEDIA, RELIGION, RELIGIOUS BELIEFS
Field Visit in Afghanistan
Keywords: AFGHANISTAN, CRITICAL INCIDENT, CULTURAL ASSUMPTIONS, GENDER RELATIONS, HIERARCHY, ISLAM, RELIGION, WORK ABROAD
For or Against Religious Instruction for Children
Keywords: AGNOSTIC, ATHEIST, BABTISM, CHRISTIANITY, CULTURAL NORM, EDUCATION, MEDIATION, PARENTS, PERSONAL CHOICE, SWITZERLAND, UPBRINGING
Geert Wilders and Islam in the Netherlands
Keywords: GEERT WILDERS, IMMIGRATION, IMMIGRATION POLICY, ISLAM, NETHERLANDS, POLITICS, RELIGION, RELIGIOUS STEREOTYPES, TERRORISM
Identity Crisis – Flight and Return
Keywords: BRITAIN, CULTURE OF ORIGIN, EXPAT, GOING ABROAD, LANGUAGE, MULTIPLE IDENTITIES, STRANGER, SWITZERLAND, TWO CULTURES, VALUES
Immigrating to One’s Country of Origin
Keywords: CULTURE OF ORIGIN, IDENTITY, IDENTITY SHOCK, IMMIGRATION, LANGUAGE, STRANGER, SWITZERLAND
Managing Diversity
Keywords: COLLABORATION, CULTURAL DIMENSIONS, EGYPT, EMPLOYEES, INTERCULTURAL COMPETENCE, MANAGEMENT STYLES, WORKING ABROAD
Meeting New England
Keywords: ADAPTATION, CULTURE SHOCK, EXCHANGE YEAR, EXPECTATIONS, HOST FAMILY HIGH SCHOOL, STEREOTYPES, STUDY, TEENAGER, USA, WAY OF LIFE
No Going Back – Coming to Terms with an Intercultural Identity
Keywords: AFRICAN IMMIGRANT, CULTURE SHOCK, IMMIGRATION, MONOCULTURALITY VS MULTICULTURALITY, MULTICULTURAL ENVIRONMENT, MULTIPLE IDENTITIES, SAUDI ARABIA, STUDYING ABROAD
One Size Does Not Fit All
Keywords: BUSINESS CULTURE, COLLABORATION, COMMUNICATION, COMPENSATION, COMPLAINT, INDIVIDUALISM/COLLECTIVISM, LOCAL MARKET KNOWLEDGE, TRANSLATION, TURKEY
On Friday We Meet in the Back Yard
Keywords: DISCRIMINATION, ISLAMOPHOBIA, MEDIATION, MINARETS, RELIGION, RIGHT-WING POLITICS, STEREOTYPES, SWITZERLAND
Peace Building in Rwanda
Keywords: AFRICA, ETHNIC COMMUNITIES, GENOCIDE, INTERCULTURAL COMPETENCE, MEDIATION, PEACE BUILDING, RWANDA, STAKE HOLDERS
Reflexions on the Case of Bosnia Herzegovina
Keywords: BOSNIA HERZINGOVINA, CULTURAL VALUES, EX-YUGOSLAVIA, MEDIATION, PEACE BUILDING, PERCEPTION, RELIGION, RELIGIOUS BELIEF
Save the Project on Indigenous People
Keywords: CHOICE OF REGISTER, COMMON GROUND, DEVELOPMENT COOPERATION, ECUADOR, INDIGENOUS PEOPLE, INTERCULTURAL NEGOTIATIONS, NEGOTIATION, NON-VERBAL COMMUNICATION, UN
Security Issues
Keywords: COLLABORATION, CULTURAL DIMENSIONS, INTERCULTURAL AWARENESS, INTERCULTURAL COMPETENCE, PORTUGAL, STEREOTYPES, UK, WORKING STYLES
Swiss Germans and Germans: Divided by a Shared Language
Keywords: COMMUNICATION, CULTURAL DIMENSIONS, GERMANY, IMMIGRATION, LANGUAGE, LINGUISTIC REGISTER, POLITENESS, SWITZERLAND
Tense Negotiations at the World Youth Forum
Keywords: FORUM, GENDER, HOMOSEXUALITY, INTERNATIONAL SETTING, ISLAM, MEDIATION, POLITICS, POLYGAMY, VALUES, WESTERN VS ORIENTAL, YOUTH
The Alptransit Consortium
Keywords: COLLABORATION, LANGUAGE, MEDIATION, NEAT, RÖSTIGRABEN, STEREOTYPE, SWITZERLAND, TUNNEL
The Case of the Jerusalem’s Temple Mount
Keywords: ARCHEOLOGY, CULTURAL HISTORY, ISREAL, MEDIATION, MIDDLE-EAST CONFLICT, PALESTINE, RELIGION, RELIGIOUS SYMBOLS
The Chinese Bride
Keywords: ACCULTURATION, CHINA, CULTURAL PRESSURE, FAMILY EXPECTATIONS, GENERATION, ITALY, MARRIAGE, OVERSEAS-CHINESE, PARENTS, TRADITIONS, TWO CULTURES
The Chinese Restaurant // Invitation by a Stranger
Keywords: AKWARD FEELING, CRITICAL INCIDENT, CULTURAL VALUES, DISCRIMINATION, GENDER, IMMIGRATION, INDIVIDUALISM/COLLECTIVISM, INTERCULTURAL COMPETENCE, MONEY, POLITENESS, SOCIAL REFLEX, STEREOTYPES
The Name of the South African Capital
Keywords: APARTHEID, COLONIALISM, CULTURAL HISTORY, INTRA-NATIONAL DIVERSITY, MINORITIES, NAMES, SOUTH AFRICA, SYMBOLS
The Pope’s Speech at the University of Regensburg
Keywords: ISLAM, MEDIATION, OFFENCE, RELIGION, RELIGIOUS BELIEF, STEREOTYPES, VATICAN, VIOLENCE, WESTERN VS ORIENTAL
The Reception in Pakistan
Keywords: ASSUMPTIONS, BUSINESS MEETING, CRITICAL INCIDENT, ETIQUETTE, GENDER RELATIONS, ISLAM, PAKISTAN, PUBLIC EVENT
The Referendum on Minarets in Switzerland
Keywords: INTER-RELIGIOUS DIALOGUE, ISLAM, MEDIA, MEDIATION, MINARETS, MUSLIM COMMUNITIES, NORMS, PUBLIC OPINION, RELIGION, SWITZERLAND, SYMBOL, VALUES, VOTE
The Visit of the Indian Consultants
Keywords: COLLABORATION, CRITICAL INCIDENT, EATING HABITS, HIERARCHY, INDIA, MEDIATION, NON-VERBAL COMMUNICATION, OUTSOURCING
The Vote on Minarets
Keywords: ISLAM, MEDIATION, MINARETS, RELIGION, RELIGIOUS SYMBOLS, RELIGIOUS VALUES AND IDENTITY, SWITZERLAND, SYMBOL, VOTE
Turkish Delight
Keywords: CRITICAL INCIDENT, DANCING, INTERCULTURAL RELATIONSHIP, MEETING THE PARENTS, NATIONAL SYMBOL, NON-VERBAL COMMUNICATION, STEREOTYPES, TURKEY, WESTERN VS ORIENTAL
Wearing a Veil in a Danish School
Keywords: ASYLUM, CONFLICT RESOLUTION, DENMARK, EDUCATION, IMMIGRATION, ISLAM, MEDIATION, PARENTS, RELIGION, STEREOTYPES, VEIL
Yes is not the Answer
Keywords: COLLABORATION, CRITICAL INCIDENT, GOING ABROAD, INTERNATIONAL SETTING, LINGUISTIC MEANING, MANAGEMENT, MISCOMMUNICATION, PHILLIPINES, STRESS, TIME ORIENTATION, WORKING STYLE
You Don’t Belong Here
Keywords: AUSTRALIA, BEING DIFFERENT, DISCRIMINATION, GENERALISATION, HOSTILITY, IMMIGRATION, SOUTH-EAST ASIAN IMMIGRANTS, STEREOTYPES, TWO CULTURES
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