Dr. Charlotte Taylor
- Charlotte Taylor is Senior Lecturer in English Language and Linguistics at the University of Sussex.
- She combines pragmatics, discourse analysis and corpus linguistics in her research which focuses on language and conflict in two contexts: mock politeness and the representation of migration.
- Her publications include Corpus Approaches to Discourse: A Critical Review (with Anna Marchi), Exploring Absence and Silence in Discourse: Empirical Approaches (with Melani Schroeter), Patterns and Meanings in Discourse: Theory and Practice in Corpus-Assisted Discourse Studies (with Alan Partington & Alison Duguid) and Mock Politeness in English and Italian.
- Agnes is an experienced intercultural business coach, trainer and facilitator, with a Norwegian and South-African background.
- Previously Agnes worked for fintech company Bloomberg LP and has run her own intercultural coaching company since 2007.
- Agnes regularly leads workshops at the Norwegian School of Economics and is a guest lecturer to MA students in intercultural communication at University of Manchester.
- Agnes is Director of Professional Development for SIETAR UK and Vice President of the Norwegian-British Chamber of Commerce.
- Agnes holds an MA in Intercultural Communication, an MSc in business administration and has qualifications in comparative politics, psychology and teaching.
- Gabriela Weglowska is Intercultural Skills Consultant at Learnlight and Director of Communications at SIETAR UK.
- Gabriela holds an MA in Intercultural Business Communication and a CIPD diploma in Learning & Development.
- Her work focuses on cultural competence, soft skills and diversity & inclusion. She advises on and designs learning content and blended solutions that meet the needs of the Modern Learner.
Professor. Prue Holmes
- Prue Holmes is Professor, and Director of Postgraduate Research in the School of Education, Durham University, United Kingdom.
- She researches and supervises postgraduate students in the areas of intercultural and international education, languages and intercultural communication, and intercultural dialogue.
- Prue has also taught English language and intercultural education in higher education in China, Hong Kong, Italy, and New Zealand.
- She is Principal Investigator of the AHRC GCRF-funded project “Building an intercultural pedagogy in higher education: Culture, identity, and language” (AH/S003967/1); and Co-Investigator on the Erasmus+ project “Resources for Interculturality in Chinese Higher Education” (RICH-Ed).
- She chairs the International Association of Languages and Intercultural Communication (IALIC) and co-edits the Multilingual Matters book series Researching Multilingually.
Dr. Charlotte Taylor