Intercultural & Transcultural Communication

Course contents
  • The various elements of conflict to let us better understand its nature
    Culture as an influencing factor of conflicts
    Different theoretical approaches to conflict
    Tools to manage and/ or help solve a conflict
    Reflections on personal conflict behavior
    Paradigm shift in the understanding of peace and health
    Negative peace, positive peace
    Personal, structural, cultural violence
    Peace families
    Ways of dealing with conflict
    Conflict transformation through communication and expression: defensive communication styles; active listening; nonviolent communication; creative/intuitive writing; theatre of the oppressed/theatre for living