Bridges between people: nonverbal mediation in an intercultural perspective and training proposals

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Abstract

Starting from the meaning of terms prejudices and mediation, the paperwill deal with the theme of “intercultural mediation”, discussing aspects that characterizeit, focusing on the non-verbal and creative elements. It will than reflect uponthe necessary professional skills and on possible trainings through the body-artisticlanguage (focusing on dance-movement therapy methodology), drawing inspirationfrom training experiences with professionals who face emergency situations withinvery complex social contexts. Italy receives 89% of the unaccompanied foreign minorsarriving in Europe. However, Italy does not have adequate laws in place to initiate lifeprojects and social inclusion which could help the overwhelming influx of refugeesand migrants. In this very complex situation non-verbal competences can give thepossibility to build bridges between people and to create social networks, that couldhelp bring about more effective actions and, may be, political change
Lingua originaleEnglish
pagine (da-a)265-281
Numero di pagine17
RivistaSTUDI SULLA FORMAZIONE
Stato di pubblicazionePublished - 2019

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