Interessante Sietar-bijeenkomsten

De Sietar-bijeenkomst Intercultureel talent in de corporate wereld – Werving & Selectie van 12 september was zeer geslaagd.

Melvin Tjoe Nij: “In de Nederlandse werkcultuur wordt er bij sollicitaties op gelet of je goed bent in je werk, én of je met die persoon goed een biertje kan drinken. Veel allochtonen begrijpen dit niet: over thuis en de privé situatie heb je het niet”.

Hans Siebers: “In assessments wordt geselecteerd op containerbegrippen als communicatief vaardig, authentiek assertief initiatief-rijk. Men meent hierdoor eigenlijk zichtbare en herkenbare zelfverzekerdheid te bepalen. Dát is het sleutelwoord in Nederland “.

Op 9 oktober hadden we een interessante bijeenkomst met Sirous Kavehercy .

Sietar Europa Webinars

This year the Events & Membership Committee has organised 11 webinars on many different subjects with speakers from many different countries. Recordings of our webinars can be found on our SIETAR Europa YouTube Channel here! We are constantly uploading past webinars as well! We also have a Global SIETAR Events calendar, don´t miss checking it out here! Next year’s calendar presents a wide range of themes from a truly international panel of presenters.
Click for the complete SIETAR Europa 2018 webinar program.

Next webinar: November 15th 2018, Thursday, at 14.00 – 15.00 pm (CET)
“The TOPOI model and diversity competence – Cultures don’t meet, people do.”
Abstract: This webinar will present an approach to intercultural interaction based on the concept of diversity competence and on the TOPOI model.

Click here to register

SIETAR Europa Congress 2019

After the success of Dublin, SIETAR Europa welcome you to the bi-anual congress to be held in Belgium from the 27th May to 2nd June 2019.
Theme: Building Dialogues on Diversity – towards a future of hope
Location: Belgium (exact location to be determined)
27th – 29th May Pre-congress Workshops
29th May Congress Welcome Event
30th May – 1st June Official Congress Dates
2nd June Post-congress Workshops

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2019 SIETAR Italia Programme of Events.

Sietar Italia isare currently working on the 2019 SIETAR Italia Programme of Events. Every year we ask members and non-members to deliver workshops, seminars or talks following our guidelines.  Are you willing to deliver an event in 2019?
The areas we would like to highlight in 2019 are:

   •  Companies and organizational challenges
   •  Intercultural and multicultural socio-political contexts
   •  Development of competencies and training of intercultural professionals
   •  Intercultural communication in language education

Do you have any interesting contribution to offer (in English or Italian) on one of these subjects?
If so, please fill in the Form for Events Proposals – 2019 Calendar, and send it to by the 30th October 2018.

SIETAR Europa Webinars 2019 – Call for proposals! (Reminder)

The SIETAR Europa Virtual Events Team is happy to announce that we are now accepting proposals for webinars and congress tracks in 2019.

In 2018, we have 11 webinars organized. (One more than in 2017!) So far this year close to 300 people have attended and we have gathered over 60 participants per webinar on average. We have integrated a Feedback to allow us to continue to improve the quality of our webinars.
For these reasons, we are looking forward to offering a very interesting selection of webinars again in 2019. If you are interested in presenting a webinar in 2019, please submit your proposal via this SIETAR Europa 2019 Webinar Proposal form.  If you have any questions, you may contact us at

Call for submissions: you van apply possible congress tracks untill 15TH NOVEMBER 2018.

Global research team looking for partners

For the last four years we have been studying Cultural Intelligence in Eastern Europe, as a joint US-European research team. As an outgrowth of that work the research now is expanding to study global teams. Therefore we are looking for potential subjects (e.g. teams) for this research who can come from academia, non-profit or business sectors. At this stage, we are still developing the methodology of our global teams research, and therefore are also interested in getting in touch with colleagues working on the same or similar topic.
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SIETAR EUROPA Journal September – November 2018

Sigmund Freud once wrote, “The mind is like an iceberg, it floats with one-seventh of its bulk above water.” He was referring to his discovery in psychoanalysis, that the conscious mind is continuously overwhelmed by unconscious biases. They function beneath the radar, are powerful, consistently undermine our best intentions.
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East and West Bridges Event Helsinki-St. Petersbrug 26th – 28th October 2018

SIETAR Russia & SIETAR Europa present a special “East and West Bridges Event” from Helsinki to St. Petersburg 26th – 28th October 2018, organized by SIETAR Russia in collaboration with SIETAR Europa. Relations between Russia and the West are at the lowest point since the Cold War. What can be done to improve the relationship? Save the dates!

Webinar Code of Ethics

Sietar Netherlands has recently introduced a Code of Ethics. It has not always been easy. Their journey to finally realize a Living Code of Ethics, combined with a compliance procedure and a compliance committee, has taken three years. In a special webinar 25th June 2018 people could meet the three Sietar members that were deeply involved from the beginning.
So good that over 20 European Sietar members joined this webinar, which provided the participants with inspiration and information since ethics is important in our field. Thanks again Matthew Hill for the initiative to organize this and thanks to our members Teuni Looij, Jacqueline Franssens and Yvonne van der Pol for sharing their experiences with other national Sietars.
To watch the recording click here.