Focus area
Health care curricula in multicultural societies

This paper aims to present and argue the need for a profound change in the healthcare curricula by describing our observations and experiences within medical education.

Diversity is a Fact; Inclusion is a Choice

The organizers of this conference have chosen a topic that is crucial for the future of our societies: Will they be inclusive, welcoming, and based on trust, or exclusive, mistrustful, and driven by populism, xenophobia and violent extremism?

Journal of Intercultural Communication

A Journal published since 1999 by the Immigrant Insitute, Sweden. It is a branch out of the Nordic Network for Intercultural Communication. 

Projects and Programmes
Democratising cultural policy

The European Cultural Foundation (ECF), together with Netwerk Democratie, organised a workshop on ‘Participation in culture all right, but then what ..?’ to discuss how municipalities can successfully involve citizens in cultural policy. The report and details of the workshop, and information on the wider project can be found here.

Projects and Programmes
Intercultural Fluency Courses

A course which aims to develop skills of communicating, understanding, learning, working and influencing in cross-cultural settings. 

Civil Society Dialogue Compliance Project for Refugees

This publication is a study of refugee integration, based on four cities, Istanbul, Kayseri, Sakarya and Şanlıurfa.

"A Conceptual Framework Regarding the Multicultural Education Competencies of Teachers / Öğretmenlerin Çokkültürlü Eğitim Yeterliklerine İlişkin Kavramsal Bir Çerçeve"

This article looks at the role of multicultural education 'to contribute to the establishment, application and maintenance of social justice and equality and thus ensure a social transformation'. The article argues that this needs a change in the education curriculum, and teacher training. The article outlines the cultural competencies that teachers need. 

How Virtual Reality can create the ultimate empathy machine

Chris Milk talks about how virtual reality can be used to help raise awareness, funding and empathy. 

White Paper on Intercultural Dialogue "Living Together As Equals in Dignity"

The White Paper argues 'that our common future depends on our ability to safeguard and develop human rights…democracy and the rule of law and to promote mutual understanding' and that 'the intercultural approach offers a forward-looking model for managing cultural diversity'.

Projects and Programmes
Diverse City: A report on the co-design workshop. European Cultural Foundation

A co-design workshop by Migrationlab, The Hague University of Applied Sciences [HHS] and ECF at Laaktheater, The Hague. As a follow up to a preparatory workshop at HHS in April and to the ‘Peace Through Culture’ citizen’s dialogue of May 10th some 40 students, academics and cultural changemakers got together in The Hague’s Laaktheater on October 12th. The purpose? To identify concrete proposals and action plans to make our professional surroundings better reflect the diversity which is a given in our public space.