Call for papers

29th IAICS International Conference 2024 – Call for Papers

University of Opole, Poland. 18-20 September 2024


The 29th International Conference of the International Association for Intercultural Communication Studies will be held on 18-20 September 2024 at the University of Opole, Poland. The theme of the conference will be “Intercultural Encounters: Global perspectives – local contexts“

We would invite submissions from all disciplines of social sciences and humanities, including cultural studies, media and communication studies and linguistics. All submissions will be considered. Accepted proposals will be eligible for submission to a special issue of the IAICS journal. 


The following (and related) topic areas will be considered: 

Language teaching and intercultural communication

Intercultural business communication

AI (artificial intelligence) in language teaching

Anti-xenophobic curriculum

ELF (English as a lingua franca)

Culturally relevant pedagogy

Communication during and post pandemics 

IC in the healthcare systems 

Cosmopolitanism in culture 

Intercultural communication and cosmopolitanism 

Shifts in Linguistics 

Time and space in culture / literature 

Language and culture 

Intercultural communication and nationality 

Language and identity 

Comparative culture 

Cultural identity 

Interculturality in literature 

Cultural hybridity 

Diversity studies 

Intercultural communication and interculturality 

Language Teaching and IC

Mediated intercultural communication 

Virtual intercultural communication 

Multi cultures and interculturality 

Intercultural communication competence 

Culture and travel 

Intercultural education 

Cross cultural encounters 

Indigenous cultures 

Comparative poetics 

Public policy 

Comparative literature 

Transnational enterprises and IC

Social media and culture 

Cultural study theories 

Literature and religion 

Culture and diplomacy 

Literature and film 

Language planning and policy 

Cultural Heritage and Communication 

Intercultural Business Communication 

Intercultural pragmatics 

Communication, stress and anxiety 

Communication and therapy 

Computer assisted learning and teaching 



Submit abstracts to  by 31.03.2024. 


Guidelines for Submissions: 

Abstract: 100-150 words in English. Please include positions, affiliations, and email addresses for all authors. Please use Times New Roman 12-point font size, single spaced. 


Panel proposals reflecting the conference theme or topic areas may be submitted. Panel proposals should include title of panel, a 100-150 word abstract of each panelist’s paper (as above). Panel proposals must include positions, affiliations, email addresses for all authors. Please use Times New Roman 12-point font size, single spaced


Proposals Acceptance: 

Scholars will be informed of acceptance decisions by 30 April 2024. 


Conference webpage:


Conference registration:

Registration will be available 1 May 2024.


Conference Programme: 

Information will be emailed by 31 May 2024. 

Programme will be available online by 30 June 2024. 


Conference Working Language: 

Abstracts should be submitted using English


University of Opole:

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