Learning Circle detail coming soon!

Oct 18 – Dec 13, 2024  Brain, Mind & Culture Masterclass *REGISTRATION IS OPEN


July-November 2023 Learning Circle Series: Worth debating! – Intercultural Assumptions We Disagree On

Learning Circle: Globalization and Deep Culture Learning

Thur. Jul 27, 2023 (19:30-21:00 JST) Discussion: Ethnocentrism! Where does it come from and what can we do about it?

Thur. Sep 28, 2023 (19:30-21:00 JST) Discussion: Attitude! Is the right attitude enough to avoid cultural misunderstanding?

Jan-May 2023 Learning Circle Series: What are “the basics”?

Learning Circle: Globalization and Deep Culture Learning

Thur. May 25, 2023 (19:30-21:00 JST) Discussion: Cultural Learning Processes 

Thur. Mar 23, 2023 (19:30-21:00 JST) Discussion: The Goals of Cultural Learning 

Thur. Jan 26, 2023 (19:30-21:00 JST) Discussion: Talking about cultural difference 


Oct 22- Dec 16 2022 BMC5

Brain, Mind & Culture Masterclass

Jul-Nov 2022 Learning Circle Series: What’s wrong with intercultural theory?

Learning Circle: Globalization and Deep Culture Learning

Thur. Nov 24, 2022 Discussion: The future of intercultural education theory. 

Thur. Sep 22, 2022 Panel discussion: Beyond WEIRD intercultural theory. 

Thur. Jul 28, 2022 Discussion: Intercultural concepts – What’s useful?

Feb 11 – Apr 8, 2022 BMC4

Brain, Mind & Culture Masterclass

Jan-May 2022 Learning Circle Series – Bias and intercultural understanding

Learning Circle: Globalization and Deep Culture Learning

Thur. May 26, 2022 :How to talk about bias?

Thu Mar 24, 2022 :What types of bias are there? 

Thu Jan 27, 2022 :What is bias?


November 2021 Learning Circle

Thur. Nov 25, 2021 (19:30-21:00 JST):The C Factor: The Overlooked Dynamic of the Social Brain

September 2021 Learning Circle

Thur. Sept 30, 2021 (19:30-21:00 JST):Transformative learning: Investigating perspective changes during a virtual exchange project

July 2021 Learning Circle

Thur. July 29, 2021 (19:30-21:00 JST)

Translating Deep Culture – Expanding Intercultural Education  in Turkey

June 2021 Learning Circle

Thur. June 10, 2021 (19:30-21:00 JST):Hanako’s Story – A Deep Culture Difference Activity 


May 2–July 2, 2021
Brain, Mind & Culture Masterclass 

January 27-March 10, 2021
Brain, Mind & Culture Masterclass  

October 21-December 2, 2020
Brain, Mind & Culture Masterclass  

July-October, 2020 (*Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the Learning Circle is currently transitioning to a virtual format.)
Learning Circle: Globalization and Deep Culture Learning

January-June, 2020 (virtual meetings)
Learning Circle:Academic Study Group – Language, Culture, and the Embodied Mind

February 21(THU)-22 (FRI), 2020
Deep Culture Seminars: Foundations Seminar


September 20 (FRI), 2019
Learning Circle: Creating a Cross-Cultural Understanding Course—Insights and Challenges

June 29 (SAT), 2019
June Learning Circle: Half-day workshop—Engaging students with the Linguaculture Motivation Profiler

May 30 (THU), 2019
Intercultural Session V—Deep Culture Learning

May 24 (FRI), 2019
JII Learning Circle: Language and Culture in the Lower-level Classroom—Best Practices

April 19 (FRI), 2019
JII Learning Circle: Culture, Cognition and Intercultural Learning for a Global Age

February 8 (FRI), 2019
JII Learning Circle: ‘Caught in the loop’: The engagement-resistance cycle in intercultural encounters

January 31 (THU), 2019
Intercultural Session IV-Workshop: Deep culture learning IV 

January 12 (SAT), 2019
JII Learning Circle: Welcome to the Pelican family! Simulating an intercultural encounter in your classroom



December 8, 2018
CEGLOC Conference-21st Century Classroom

November 2, 2018
JII Learning Circle: Culture in Language Teaching—Ideas and Activity Sharing

September 7, 2018
JII Learning Circle: Javier Salazar, Ph.D.

August 8, 2018
Workshop, SIETAR World Congress

July 14, 2018
Joseph Shaules Lecture: Yume-nabi Live

July 6, 2018
JII Learning Circle: Harumi Ogawa Ph.D

July 1-5, 2018
Joseph Shaules Presentation at International Association for Cross-cultural Psychology Congress

June 1, 2018
JII Learning Circle: Hanna Chouchane

February 23-24, 2018
Train the Trainer Workshop (Germany)
Title: Mind, Brain and Culture: New Paradigms in Intercultural Understanding



December 2, 2017
Resistance is Normal-Barriers to Motivation and the Psychology of Language Learning 
Sponsored by the Japan Intercultural Institute, with support from MEXT (Japanese  Ministry of Education)

September 29-30, 2017
JALT Shizuoka Chapter Conference

Constructive Communication Across Gender And Cultures

June 10, 2017
JII One-day Intensive Seminar Linguaculture Learning—Theory, research and classroom practice