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Authors: Cramer, Rahel
Date: 2015
Language: eng
Resource Type: other
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1073500
Description: The Volkswagen (VW) emissions scandal has received significant media coverage in and outside of Germany. Besides accounts of the developments that led to the discovery of Volkswagen’s unethical behavi ... More
Date: 2015
Language: eng
Resource Type: other
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1185966
Description: In a previous post to the MAHB Blog the story of the endangered orange-bellied parrot of Tasmania was told. Another gorgeous Australian parrot is also in deep trouble, this time at the northern extrem ... More
Authors: Piller, Ingrid
Date: 2015
Language: eng
Resource Type: other
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1073599
Description: Ever since my research for my 2002 book Bilingual Couples Talk I’ve regularly been told by people – or been asked to confirm their belief – that a cross-cultural relationship is beneficial once the co ... More
Authors: Piller, Ingrid
Date: 2015
Language: eng
Resource Type: other
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1073649
Description: A while ago, I reported on the findings of a US study that demonstrated that children of immigrants who achieve high-level bilingual proficiency in both English and their home language have, as young ... More
Authors: Piller, Ingrid
Date: 2015
Language: eng
Resource Type: other
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1073514
Description: My migration newsfeed in the past few weeks has been dominated by news about the Syrian refugee crisis and the various European and international responses. But there have also been two other notewort ... More
Authors: Caldis, Susan
Date: 2015
Language: eng
Resource Type: other
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1222835
Description: Book review of 'Teach like a pirate : increase student engagement, boost your creativity, and transform your life as an educator' by Dave Burgess (2012). San Diego, CA: Dave Burgess Consulting; ISBN: ... More
Authors: Piller, Ingrid
Date: 2015
Language: eng
Resource Type: other
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1073532
Description: Some of the most striking images from the refugees who have been trekking across Europe are of families and children. Beyond the immediate perils of their journeys, migration inevitably changes famili ... More
Authors: Piller, Ingrid
Date: 2015
Language: eng
Resource Type: other
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1073669
Description: I’ve just come across a fascinating article about the schooling of migrant children during the Great Depression era in the US West Coast states. The authors, Paul Theobald and Rubén Donato, tell a fas ... More
Authors: Piller, Ingrid
Date: 2015
Language: eng
Resource Type: other
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1073490
Description: Recently, I signed a contract for a revised second edition of my 2011 book Intercultural Communication: A Critical Introduction to be published in 2017. One way in which I am planning to extend the bo ... More
Date: 2015
Language: eng
Resource Type: other
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1044955
Description: 2 page(s)
Date: 2015
Language: eng
Resource Type: other
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1073469
Description: Australia has a proud national narrative of migration and multiculturalism. It also has an equally prevalent history of exclusionary and discriminatory migration policy. Perhaps the most famous is its ... More
Date: 2015
Language: eng
Resource Type: other
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1073549
Description: When people arrive in countries like Australia, seeking to be recognised as refugees and offered protection, it is obviously important that they are able to communicate their experiences and respond t ... More
Authors: Piller, Ingrid
Date: 2015
Language: eng
Resource Type: other
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1073568
Description: It is a key finding of contemporary educational research that the children of migrants experience educational disadvantage vis-à-vis their native-born peers. The educational disadvantage of bilingual ... More
Authors: Piller, Ingrid
Date: 2015
Language: eng
Resource Type: other
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1073544
Description: In the Middle Ages those suspected of witchcraft were often subjected to a ‘trial by fire’ to prove their innocence or guilt. The idea was that fire was a divine manifestation and hence the ordeal of ... More
Authors: Grey, Alexandra
Date: 2015
Language: eng
Resource Type: other
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1183417
Description: Seventeen parcel bombs exploded in Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region last Wednesday, and there was a further explosion on Thursday. There were ten deaths, more than 50 casualties, and photos of a five ... More