Workshop on Intercultural Communication

  • DATE / TIME:
    2023•12•11    14:30 - 16:30



    Prof. Dr. Melissa Siegel, Professor of Migration Studies, UNU-MERIT

    Professor Melissa Siegel (Head of Migration Studies at UNU-MERIT) will be leading this online workshop, which will provide an insightful exploration of Erin Meyer’s book “The Culture Map: Breaking Through the Invisible Boundaries of Global Business”. The eight cultural dimensions will be presented, along with their impact on intercultural interactions. The workshop will equip participants with practical insights to better understand and navigate the complexities of our interconnected, multicultural world.

    This online event is open to the public – everyone is welcome to join.

    Date: Monday 11 December 2023
    Time: 14:30 – 16:30 CET

    Join via Zoom:
    Meeting ID: 859 8633 6109

    To help us organize the workshop activities, we’d love to know if you’ll be joining us.

    Please register here.
    About the speaker:

    Melissa Siegel is a Professor of Migration Studies at UNU-MERIT and Maastricht University where she manages several migration research projects, coordinates the Migration Studies Specialization as part of the Master’s programme in Public Policy and Human Development and formerly headed the Migration Management Diploma Programme. She is Co-Director of the Maastricht Center for Citizenship, Migration and Development (MACIMIDE). She currently holds the Chair of the UNU Migration Network and is a Research Associate at the Center on Migration, Policy and Society (COMPAS) at the University of Oxford. She is also on the advisory board of the Migration Policy Center, EUI and was formerly on the board of the Hague Process on Refugees and Migration. She has done visiting research fellowships at Harvard University, the Kiel Institute for the World Economy and the University of Oxford. She has advised, worked on or headed projects for several governments and international organisations. She is regularly involved in migration-related trainings/capacity building for governments and international organizations  as well as teaching at the Bachelor’s, Master’s and PhD level. She has also given advice at the United Nations and European Commission on migration issues. Her main research interests lie in the causes and consequences of migration with a strong emphasis on the linkages between migration and development.

    About the ILO Project:

    The Intercultural Learning Online (ILO) project aims to enhance the educational experience of international students in our universities. By fostering effective mentoring practices, the project aims to create a more inclusive and supportive environment for all our students.

    Venue: Online (Zoom)

    Date: 11 December 2023

    Time: 14:30 – 16:30  CET