Cultural Diversity, Migration, and Education
July 7th - 9th, 2016
University of Potsdam, Germany
The 2016 Cultural Diversity, Migration, and Education Conference will take place at the University of Potsdam, located just outside of Berlin, Germany, from July 7th through 9th, 2016. This interdisciplinary conference is organized and hosted by the Inclusive Education department and the Potsdam Center for Empirical Research on Inclusive Education (ZEIF) within the Faculty of Human Sciences. It is funded by the German Research Foundation (DFG). The conference will be held in English.
<< Updated Conference Program available now (effective July 4th)
<< Updated Conference Abstracts available now (effective June 23rd)
The invited keynote lectures will be presented by:
Professor Carola Suárez-Orozco (University of California, Los Angeles, USA) | Bridging the Empathy Gap: An Essential Element for Successful Integration
Professor Geneva Gay (University of Washington, USA) | Crossing Diversity Borders in Culturally Responsive Education
Professor Petra Stanat (Institute for Educational Quality Improvement, Germany) | Language and the Integration of Immigrant Students in the Education System
Professor Brit Oppedal (Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Norway) | Educational Aspirations and Vocational Commitments Among Unaccompanied Refugee Youth
Professor Adriana Umaña-Taylor (Arizona State University, USA) | Latino Youth in the United States: Cultural Risks, Cultural Assets, and Opportunities for Intervention
Professor Frosso Motti-Stefanidi (University of Athens, Greece) | Refugee and Immigrant Children and Youngsters: Some Reflections on Their Successful Integration in Receiving Societies
On this website you can submit a presentation proposal, register as a participant, and find detailed information about the conference. Click here for a pdf of the Conference Flyer.
To submit a presentation proposal, please select "Submit contribution" on the left. To register as a participant, please select "Register now". During the registration process you have to create an account. With this account you can log in later using the log in box on the left.
The deadline for abstract submissions is March 1st.
The deadline for registration is July 1st.
If you have any questions, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
We look forward to seeing you in Potsdam!
Linda Juang, Maja K. Schachner
The registration for the conference is supported by Converia, a conference management application.