conferences

Organizer of following conferences

Tourismus im Spannungsfeld von Polaritäten
Salzburg, Austria 04/2010 (12th Tourism Forum)
In cooperation with FH Salzburg (R. Egger)

China’s Changing Values– and its impact on society, culture and economy.
Shanghai, 06/2007 (conference language: English and Chinese);
In Cooperation with Fudan University, Shanghai (Prof. Yu Zhenwei), ICT&S (Ass.Prof. U. Maier-Rabler), Eurasia
Pacific Uninet (Prof. B. Winklehner, Dr. L. Malfent)

Tourismus: Challanges: Future
9th Tourism Forum, Salzburg, 10/2007 (conference language: German); In cooperation with FH Salzburg (Roman
Egger)

Tourism: Innovation & Trends
SAFIT Congress, Salzburg 09/2005 (conference language: German); In cooperation with FH Salzburg (Roman
Egger) and Salzburg Research (Markus Lassnig)

Prospects: Tourism research
7th Tourism Forum, Salzburg 04/2005 (conference language: German); In cooperation with FH Salzburg (Roman
Egger)

Speaker

2014

What’s on your mind? The impact of social networking sites on interpersonal relations among students in Austria and China
Lisbon/Portugal, 09/2014, ECREA (European Communication Research and Education Association), (mit Bichler,
Götzenbrucker, Köhl)

“Always on – Communication practices of mobile, networked youth in Europe and SE-Asia
Lisbon/Portugal, 09/2014, ECREA (European Communication Research and Education Association), (mit Köhl,
Götzenbrucker, Bichler)

Das (verdeckte) rezeptive Interview: eine methodische Perle im ‚Land des Lächelns‘?
Salzburg, 10/2014, Tagung der Österr. Gesellschaft für Soziologie (Soziologische Methoden und
Forschungsdesigns)

Diversity underlying surface similarity: a debate of values
Brussels, 11/2013, BCCDS (Brussels Center for Chinese Discourse Studies): International Invitation

Typologies: criticizing a popular concept in the field of interculturality
Brussels, 11/2013, KU Leuven (Campus Brussels); International Invitation for a Guest Lecture for the academic
faculty

Two guest lectures at the HUB (Hogeschool Universiteit Brussel)
Brussels, 11/2013, Guest lecture for students of Multilingual Communication (lecture: culture and values) and
students of Journalism (lecture: media and culture)

Barrieren im Diskurs: Kommunikationskulturen zwischen Interkulturalität und Transkulturalität.
Klagenfurt, 10/2013, KWT-Tagung der ÖGK (Österr. Gesellschaft für Kommunikationswissenschaft)

Interkulturelle Kompetenz als Schlüsselqualifikation im Tourismus: Herausforderung Asien.
Bremen, 11/2013, 17. Kolloquium der DGT (Deutsche Gesellschaft für Tourismuswissenschaft)

Cultural surface synchronization in times of globalization and its impact on identity building
Dublin/Ireland, 06/2013, IAMCR (International Association for Media and Communication Research)

Significance of mirror neurons in visual culture in an intercultural setting
Dublin/Ireland, 06/2013, IAMCR (International Association for Media and Communication Research)

Theorizing National Identity and Global Cultural Flows (chair of the session)
Dublin/Ireland, 06/2013, IAMCR (International Association for Media and Communication Research)

Chinas neue Manager?
Hannover, 04/2013, „Gesprächskreis China“ der Industrie- und Handelskammer

Tourism, Modernization, Identity
Bangkok, Thailand 12/2012; at Chulalongkorn University
Input presentation at the Workshop: Communicating Cultural Heritage -Cultural Identities, Tourism and Modernization)

Aristotelian logic versus Taoist and dialectical thought: Implications for the academic mindset and for analyzing communication processes
Istanbul, 10/2012, ECREA (European Communication Research and Education Association), 4th European Communication Conference

Beyond Hofstede: Overcoming the limitations of the binary opposition paradigm
Phoenix/USA, 05/2012, ICA (International Communication Association), Annual Conference

Welche Bilder von China prägen unsere Wahrnehmung?
Salzburg, 11/2012, 15. China Business Club, Veranstaltung mit Botschafter der VR China Zhao Bin

Deconstructing Typologies: From an either/or to a both/and Approach
Erfurt, 10/2011, DGPuK: „Beyond ‚Center’ and ‘Periphery’: (De-)Westernization in International and Intercultural Communication”)

Die Verantwortung der Medien in der gegenseitigen Verständigung zwischen Staaten
Wien, 09/2011, Mediensymposium „40 Jahre diplomatische Beziehungen China – Österreich“
Veranstalter: Bundeskanzleramt der Republik Österreich & Informationsbüro des Staatsrats der VR China)

Changing Values: The Phenomenon of “Cultural Surface Synchronization”
Salzburg, 09/2011, 1st Global Conference: Creating Cultural Synergies

Kommunikation – Kultur – Werte in der West-Ost-Dialektik
Wien, 06/2011; 2. Symposium der FH des bfi Wien; mit Maier-Rabler

Wir & Die Anderen: Interkulturelles Begegnungsfeld Tourismus
Salzburg, 04/2010, 12th Tourism Forum

China going global?
Salzburg University, 09/2009; Asians in Europe: Global Labour Migration and Transnational Communities (Dep. of History)

Interkulturelle Kompetenz im Tourismus
Gastein, 10/2008, 3. Gasteiner Tourismusforum

Chinas changing values – empirical results
Shanghai; 06/2007; Conference at Fudan University about „China’s changing values and its impact on society, culture and economy – an east-west perspective”)

Die Zukunft im Blick: Szenario-Technik als Katalysator
Salzburg; 10/2007, 9th Tourism Forum (with R. Egger)

Zwischen Digital Divide und Kulturverständnis: Integrierte Sichtweisen als Chance für den Tourismus
Salzburg; 10/2007, 9th Tourism Forum (with R. Egger)

Austria-Taiwan Conference on Tourism Education and Research
Salzburg University, 11/2007

Presentation of the Master Exchange Program
Shanghai; 05/2006; at the EU-China Cooperation on higher education

Die Zukunft im Blick: Szenariotechnik als Katalysator touristischer Entwicklungen
Salzburg; 07/2005, SAFIT-Tagung

Netizen and Information Culture: a dialectical interplay
Peking; 07/2005, 22nd international congress of history of science

Grenzüberschreitende Kommunikation: Trends und Herausforderungen
(Techno Z Salzkammergut; 03/20.05
Veranstaltung: Communication without limits (?); gemeinsam mit Kristijan Mihalic, ICT&S) Vortrag:

The Cultural Dimension of Leadership
Prag; 03/20.05; 1st global conference in leadership

Aspects of Terrorism in the Tourism Industry
Prag; 03/2005; 6th global conference on “Perspectives on evil”

Customer Relationship Management als Erfolgsfaktor im Tourismus
Salzburg; 04/2005; 8th Tourism Forum