1st Sosnowiec Symposium on Communication across Cultures will take place on 26th-27th of April 2013, in Sosnowiec. The event is organized by Institute of English.
The Sosnowiec Symposium on Communication across Cultures is to bring together an international group of researchers who study interpersonal communication, its cross-cultural and intercultural aspects in particular.
The special theme of the symposium is Face and Interaction and thus it focuses on the concept of face and its role in social interaction.
Plenary speakers are:
Francesca Bargiela-Chiappini (University of Warwick, UK),
Andrzej Łyda (University of Silesia, Poland),
Maria Sifianou (University of Athens, Greece),
Helen Spencer-Oatey (University of Warwick, UK).
Detailed program of the conference is available here: http://ija.us.edu.pl/sub/face/program.htm