Learn about cutting edge cross-cultural research at an in-person flash conference on Wednesday 06 April 2022.
This academic conference showcases the research by Applied Languages students on a cultural aspect of a country related to one of the languages they have been studying.
Find out about topics from scandal and discrimination to fashion and femininity.
All Oxford Brookes staff and students are welcome to attend! All presentations will be in English and each panel will be followed by a discussion.
The conference is in-person and will take place in CLC.2.12 on Wednesday 06 April 2022, between 10:00 and 13:00.
Conference schedule (UK time) and presentations:
10:00 – Introduction and Welcome
10:10 – Panel 1: Analysing the News
- “To what extent do rugby players suffer media discrimination if they transfer abroad between the UK and France in order to gain financial benefit?” by Alec Bruce-Gardyne
- “How a fast fashion Spanish brand, Zara, is portrayed in Spanish and English newspapers during a scandal” by Phoebe James
10:55 – Break
11:05 – Panel 2: Ethnographies of Health and Education
- “A Cross-Cultural Comparison: The motivators and barriers towards healthy eating of students from France and Germany” by Antonia Allen
- “What are the key differences between nurseries in the United Kingdom and in France?” by Imogen Clifford
11:50 – Break
12:00 – Researching Fashion in the 21st Century
- “To what extent do Cosmopolitan France and Cosmopolitan U.K. magazines present traditional and empowered femininity?” by Emily Hopwell
- “How are LVMH adapting their strategies to remain in the luxury fashion market?” by Zara Edminston
12:45 – Concluding Remarks
All are welcome!