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The war in Russia is raging and endangering Ukrainian cultural sites

LVIV, Ukraine—Cultural property protection experts work to verify reports of damage to hundreds of heritage sites across Ukraine and protect them from further destruction, as the Russian offensive s intensifies. Historic buildings, museums, monuments, churches, cemeteries and archaeological sites are among the sites where possible damage has been detected. Over the weekend shelling by Russian […]

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India’s soft power and cultural diplomacy often rise to the occasion

When Natalie Di Luccio, a classic Italian-Canadian singer from Toronto, sings Bollywood hit songs – “Jaane Tu Ya Jaane Na” and “Pehla Nasha”, Luo Ping – a Chinese reality TV show, Super Idol contestant 13 sings ‘Tujh main rab dikhta hai’ from Shah Rukh Khan movie, American school choir decide to sing hit Tamil song […]

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The cultural tourism market is booming worldwide

According to research experts from Qurate Research, “Global Cultural tourism Market 2022 Insights, Size, Sharing, Growth, Opportunities, Emerging Trends, Forecast to 2028.” The study is an anthology of in-depth research studies on many aspects of the global cultural tourism industry. It is an admirable effort to offer a true and transparent picture of the current […]

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Feds accuse founder of Russian-American cultural exchange group of being a Russian spy

NEW YORK (AP) — A Russian-American woman who founded what prosecutors called a “Russian propaganda center” in New York was charged on Tuesday with violating decade-old laws that require officers foreigners to register with the United States The charges against Elena Branson were announced after the unveiling of a criminal complaint in federal court in […]

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Ukraine’s culture minister says Russia is destroying cultural sites

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg speaks during a press statement ahead of an extraordinary meeting of NATO foreign ministers at NATO headquarters in Brussels, Belgium, March 4. (Yves Herman/AP) NATO chief Jens Stoltenberg on Friday denounced the “brutal” Russian invasion of Ukraine, and condemned the attacks on civilians and on the Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant […]

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China set to close Uyghur cultural and linguistic organizations — Radio Free Asia

The Chinese government’s decision to shut down more than 150 Uyghur cultural and linguistic research organizations is another indication of the cultural eradication of the predominantly Muslim community, those formerly involved with Uyghur organizations and artists have said. The Civil Affairs Bureau of the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region (XUAR) issued a “notice of revocation of […]

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Improving Cultural Awareness to Improve Nuclear Security

The threat of nuclear terrorism is the pin in the American flag of national defense policy; you will never see a strategic threat assessment without it. the risk of nuclear terrorism is very real, albeit weak, and the inability to prevent an improvised nuclear device would be catastrophic. A nuclear terrorist attack would forever change […]

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Afghan refugees in the United States navigate cultural shifts | Local News

HOPE KIRWAN News WPR MADISON — Sher Khan and his family arrived at Fort McCoy in western Wisconsin in early September. They were among some 120,000 people evacuated from Afghanistan in August 2021 as the US military withdrew and the Taliban, an armed Islamist group, took control of the country. Many of those evacuees ended […]

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Lonnie B. Harris Black Cultural Center to Host BLM Roundtable

“After the murder of George Floyd, many people promised African Americans a lot about structural and institutional changes at the national level, at the state level, at the level of Oregon State University , etc.”, said Dwaine Plaza, professor of sociology at OSU. “We basically want to examine how various measures of change have actually […]

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DVIDS – News – AFCLC Faculty Improves Introductory Intercultural Communication Course

In response to Department of Defense and Air Force directives to provide cultural education and awareness to enlisted corps, the Air Force Culture and Language Center offers participants of the Community College program Air Force distance learning course, Introduction to Cross-Cultural Communication, to provide knowledge and skills associated with cross-cultural communication in an applied context. […]

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10 Questions with the Director of the UConn African American Cultural Center

In our recurring 10-question series, Neag School catches up with students, alumni, faculty and others throughout the year to offer insight into their Neag School experience and their career, research or current community activities. As UConn Director of the H. Fred Simons African American Cultural Center (AACC) and Affiliate Professor at the Institute of African […]

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NOCD selects Violet to enhance cultural and identity awareness training for therapists to provide more personalized care | Your money

CHICAGO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–February 16, 2022– NOCD, the world’s leading provider of Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (“OCD”) treatment, has chosen Violet as a partner to enhance NOCD’s current therapist training programs. Violet is an innovative company that has standardized how to measure a provider’s cultural competence, compares them, and then offers curated pathways to improve a clinical team’s […]

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Cultural awareness

by Rylan Vanacore | published on February 11, 2022 Artwork by TingYu Chang VSCultural awareness is someone’s understanding of the difference between themselves and people from different countries or cultural backgrounds. In the age of technology, where a large amount of information is at our fingertips, we are more connected than ever. With all the […]

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A week of important political and cultural milestones

This article is an on-site version of our The Week Ahead newsletter. Sign up here to receive the newsletter straight to your inbox every Sunday Hello and welcome to the working week. There will likely be a lot of uncertainty over the next seven days as European foreign ministers prepare for meetings with Moscow to […]

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How cultural communication bridges East and West

Special: WE speak By China News Service Reporter: Liu Guanguan (ECNS)– The Museum of Asian Art in San Francisco is dedicated to spreading Asian culture and art, with a collection of nearly 20,000 Asian cultural relics spanning 6,000 years. The Chinese collection is the most abundant. How does the museum act as a bridge in […]

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University of Utah police investigate Black Cultural Center bomb threat

The threat comes after a series of other racist incidents at the Salt Lake City school. (Trent Nelson | The Salt Lake Tribune) People walking through the University of Utah Salt Lake City campus on Monday, January 10, 2022. A bomb threat was issued against the Black Cultural Center campus the next day. | January […]

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Why is intercultural management important?

In an increasingly globalized world, where people can connect across multiple countries simultaneously, it is beneficial for you to understand different corporate cultures. Cultural differences often vary between countries and regions, from the number of working hours per day to the various processes that go into decision-making. Overcoming differences and working across borders is essential […]

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In California, tribal members and older protected from liability for controlled cultural burns

Details Through Jenna kunze 05 January 2022 More than half a million native California people are now protected by a law that allows them to do better what they’ve always done: fight fire with fire. From time immemorial, Indigenous peoples have managed their forests in hot, dry areas – like much of present-day California – […]

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Top Companies 2021 Culture Tourism Market Size Analysis and Forecast to 2028

New Jersey, United States, – Market Research Intellect has been analyzing cultural tourism technology and markets since 2018. Since then, through the analysis of business research, we have been very close to the latest market research and development. In addition, Market Research Intellect works closely with many clients to help them better understand technology and […]

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Group of Filipino nurses help members navigate COVID and cultural transitions

Fear. Frustration. Anxiety. Stress. Depression. These were the everyday emotions that Lloyd Gamboa has dealt with over the past two years of the COVID pandemic as a registered nurse working in the intensive care unit at the university medical center. Like other nurses, Gamboa has worked to fight COVID-19 with limited protective equipment, taking overtime […]

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Saudi cultural and sports festivals: real reforms or “Mr. Saw” whitewashing shows?

Abdullah al-Ouda, the leader of the National Assembly Party (NASS), a Saudi opposition party founded outside the country last year by a group of dissidents, posted images of Washington in a Twitter post saying : “Today we observed people walking through the streets and shouting that we deserve democracy, not Mr. saw”, referring to bin […]

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How to celebrate Kwanzaa, a serene cultural festival

Kwanzaa is a cultural festival that celebrates the achievements of Africans and African Americans. Learn how to celebrate Kwanzaa. Photo: Getty Images. Do you crave a calm, non-commercial vacation that helps you reflect on past achievements and prepare for a better future? Then Kwanzaa is a perfect celebration to add to your December traditions. What […]

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Paul Harmon’s “Petite Voyage” arrives at the Customs House Museum & Cultural Center

CLARKSVILLE, TN – During 2020, Tennessee artist Paul Harmon has created over 100 works all under 10 inches. Most of these small oil paintings debut in the Planters Bank Peg Harvill Gallery at the Customs House Museum & Cultural Center this month. With a selection of painted Harmon cans and bottles, the exhibition, The little […]

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USC Cultural Centers Team Up to Celebrate Identity and Diversity

Decorative monarch butterflies at the new First Generation Success Center Plus makes at least one student cry. Monarchs live in a state of perpetual migration, moving from the United States to Mexico in search of a mild climate. This trait has made it a symbol for undocumented immigrants living in the United States. At the […]

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Cultural Studies Program Welcomes Former Black Panthers | News

Tuesday April 13, the university’s cultural studies program sponsored a panel discussion with former members of the Black Panther Party (BPP) and other black activists. Panelists Diane Fujino, Matef Harmachis, Dequi Kioni-Sadiki and Hank Jones spoke about their book, “Black Power Afterlives: The Enduring Significance of the Black Panther Party,” which is available to order […]

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Cultural studies critical to national security

After the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, a commission was formed to understand why the attacks occurred. One of the culprits, according to the commission September 11 reportwas a “lack of imagination”. With few exceptions, the report said, government officials could not imagine that Osama bin Laden and his affiliates, hiding in a remote […]

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The innovative career course includes intercultural studies, the importance of humanities

“Career Design for Global Citizenship” Uses Study Abroad Metaphor for Career Exploration Daniel Youngchul Son, graduate student of the School of City and Regional Planning, chats with Jenny Strakovsky, deputy director of vocational education and graduate programs at the School of Modern Languages, during a session of the course Career Design for Global Citizenship April […]

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Stuart Hall and the Rise of Cultural Studies

In the summer of 1983, Jamaican scholar Stuart Hall, who lived and taught in England, traveled to the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, to give a series of lectures on what is called “cultural studies”. At the time, many academics still considered the serious study of popular culture under them; a much sharper division then […]