Preliminary reading before the Riga event

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The following article problematizes the current use of the concepts of "culture" and "interculturality" in the context of higher education. The article also discusses some of the pitfalls in the attempts of Finnish universities to build intercultural awareness. The article serves here as an introduction to our discussions on culture and intercultural competence. 

Please read the article before the first learning session of the Riga event. 

You can access the article from this link. 

http://blogs.helsinki.fi/dervin/files/2013/01/Dervin-Layne.pdf