Monash Intercultural Lab

Monash Intercultural Lab

The Monash Intercultural Lab (MIL) works to ensure students and staff have the intercultural skills to thrive in globalised workplaces and communities. Monash University is committed to ensuring that intercultural competence is a hallmark of a Monash education.

News & Events

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Monash Indonesia Cultural Awareness program

The Monash Intercultural Lab and the Herb Feith Indonesia Engagement Centre have successfully collaborated to offer a professional development training workshop for staff heading over to the Monash Indonesia campus.

12 October 2020

Research Brief: The role of language technologies and government policies to facilitate and support effective multicultural and multilingual crisis communication

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In this brief, we highlight the need for teamwork from language experts and policy makers to effectively communicate health information to culturally and linguistically diverse communities in the current pandemic as well as be better prepared for future crises.

25 September 2020

MITN Translators’ Café: The cost of translation bungles during a pandemic

Translation errors in government messages aimed at multicultural communities during the Covid-19 pandemic have been widely reported on in the media.

17 September 2020

New publication on Chinese-English interpreting and intercultural communications

Big congratulations to our colleagues Dr. Jim Hlavac and Dr. Zhichang Xu for the publication of their monograph -- Chinese-English Interpreting and Intercultural Communication.

10 September 2020
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Cultural Competence prizes

Congratulations to Jeremy Luk and Brooke Gagiero for winning the Cultural Competence prizes. The faculty awards prizes for the top students in each year level in each program.

9 September 2020
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