• "[Second Thoughts on Capitalism and the State is a] profoundly reflective book shows a pathway forward for academics and activists alike who are stymied by the disconnect between deep critical scholarship and emancipatory social change, yet who will still not give up the good fight."

    - Professor Diane E. Davis, Harvard University

Post-intercultural Communication and Education

This book series, eclectic in scope, seeks to extend and revitalize scholarship on intercultural communication and education by publishing innovative, interdisciplinary and critical analyses of intercultural encounters. “Post-intercultural” refers to a recent paradigm shift in the way the ‘intercultural’ is conceptualized and researched, which lays more emphasis on the ‘inter-‘ and plural identities rather than on the ‘-cultural’ when dealing with questions of migration, glocalization, digitalization, and Otherness. The primary objective of the series is to challenge e.g. differentialism, culturism and neocolonialism in research on the ‘intercultural’. The series encourages the exploration of new and creative research methods that move beyond methodological nationalism and imaginaries. The series publishes high-quality single-authored or edited volumes.

The published volumes will appeal to an international readership interested in new insights into interculturality: practitioners (teachers/consultants), policy makers, scholars, and advanced students.

Topics (amongst others):

- Research methods and the ‘intercultural’

- Identity and the ‘intercultural’

- Language and the ‘intercultural’

- Social justice and the ‘intercultural’

- Intercultural competence

- Immigration, mobility and expatriation

- The ‘intercultural’ online

- Business and the ‘intercultural’

- Political discourses on the ‘intercultural’

- The ‘intercultural’ in the media and art

- Worldviews/religion and the ‘intercultural’

- Gender and the ‘intercultural’

Books that are currently a part of this series include:

Vol. 1: Whiteness in Academia: Counter-Stories of Betrayal and Resistance

Vol. 2: Intersecting Identities and Interculturality

Members of the scientific committee include:

Martine A.-Pretceille, Professor Emerita, University of Paris 8, France

Jo Angouri, Senior Lecturer, UWE, Bristol, UK

Julie Byrd Clark, Associate Professor, Western University, Canada

Patrick Danaher, Professor, University of Southern Queensland, Australia

Francesca Gobbo, Professor, University of Turin, Italy

Eduard Khakimov, Associate Professor, Udmurt State University, Russian Federation

Tony Liddicoat, Professor, University of South Australia

C. K. Raju, Professor, AlBukhary International University, Malaysia

Michalinos Zembylas , Assistant Professor, the Open University of Cyprus

Fred Dervin is Professor of Multicultural Education at the University of Helsinki (Finland). He is also Associate Professor of Theology/Religious Sciences at the University of Montreal (Canada). He specializes in the sociology of multiculturalism, (language and) intercultural education and applied linguistics. Prof. Dervin’s approach to the ‘intercultural’ gives emphasis to the prefix ‘inter’ and contexts rather than to the old and tired concept of ‘culture’. Dervin has published extensively on identity, the ‘intercultural’ and mobility/migration. His latest books include Politics of Interculturality (co-edited with Anne Lavanchy and Anahy Gajardo (Newcastle: Cambridge Scholars, 2011) and Impostures Interculturelles (Paris: L’Harmattan, 2012).

Critical Interculturality: Lectures and Notes

Critical Interculturality

Making the Most of Intercultural Education

Making the Most of Intercultural Education

Diversities and Interculturality in Textbooks: Finland as an Example

Diversities and Interculturality in Textbooks

Digital Diversities: Social Media and Intercultural Experience

Digital Diversities

Theoretical Turbulence in Intercultural Communication Studies

Theoretical Turbulence in Intercultural Communication Studies

Intersecting Identities and Interculturality: Discourse and Practice

Intersecting Identities and Interculturality

Whiteness in Academia: Counter-Stories of Betrayal and Resistance

Whiteness in Academia