Luisa Conti


Researcher and Lecturer

Co-founder of the research group:
“ReDICo: Researching Digital Interculturality Co-operatively” funded by BMBF
(German Federal Ministry for Education and Research)
November 2020 – October 2024

Principal Investigator of “KIDS4ALLL: Key Inclusive Development Strategies for Lifelong Learning” funded by European Council (Horizon 2020)
April 2021 – March 2024

Associate Editor of the Journal “Intercultural Education” (Taylor & Francis / Routledge)


Friedrich Schiller University Jena
Intercultural Studies/IWK
Ernst-Abbe-Platz 8
07743 Jena

twitter: @LuisaContiEU

Seminars sommer semester 2022

  • Social Media und Kulturwandel. Globale und lokale Transformationen am Beispiel Italiens  [Social Media and Cultural Change. Analysing Global and Local Transformations through the Example of Italy]
  • Lehren in einer digitalisierten und diversen Gesellschaft [Teaching in a Digitalized and Diverse Society] 

Fields of study and teaching

  • Digital interculturality
  • Social cohesion: exclusion and inclusion
  • Transformative dialogue and intercultural dialogue

Academic career

2022: Habilitation. Venia Legendi: Intercultural Communication and intercultural Pedagogy
Thesis: “Inclusion by deconstruction. The dialogic approach to realize inclusion in the field of education.”

2020-2024: Researcher  in ReDICo (Researching Digital Interculturality Co-operatively), financed by the German Ministry of Education and Research)

2021-2024: P.I. EU-Innovation Project Horizon 2020 KIDS4ALLL (Key Inclusive Development Strategies for Life long Learning)

2016-2018: Principal Investigator Erasmus+ action research project SHARMED (SHARed MEmories and Dialogues) at Friedrich Schiller University (FSU) Jena

1/2012: Binational doctorate conferral
Title of doctoral dissertation: “Webbasierte interkulturelle dialogische Interaktion. Entwicklung eines reflexiv-orientierten Modelles” [Web-based nintercultural dialogic interaction. Developing a reflexive-oriented model]
Doctoral advisors: Prof. Dr. Jürgen Bolten, FSU Jena & Prof. Dr. Giuseppe Milan, Università degli Studi di Padova, Italy

2009-2011: Doctoral candidate at the graduate college for Education at University of Padua, Italy

2009: Master’s examination in Intercultural Business Communcation, FSU Jena Grade: Magistra Artium (first class)

Since 4/2006: Academic employee at the professorship for International Business Communication with Prof. Dr. Jürgen Bolten, FSU Jena

2003: Magistra Artium (first class)
Title of Master’s thesis: “Das Bild der Jugend in der Werbekommunikation. Eine Vergleichsanalyse zwischen Ecuador und Italien“ [Images of youth in advertising. A comparative analysis between Ecuador and Italy]

1999-2003: Studies in “Relazioni Pubbliche” (Public Relations, interdisciplinary degree course with a focus on Cultural Studies and Communication Studies) at University of Udine, Italy

1999: Completion of secondary education at the Lyceum for classics and humanities “Antonio Canova”, Treviso, Italy
1997-1998: School exchange year in Detroit Lakes, Minnesota, USA

Other relevant professional experience

Since 2007: Intercultural trainer, coach and project manager for NGOs, charities, governmental institutions and businesses
Thematic fields: Intercultural education: dialogic approach and facilitation as a teaching method; intercultural competence; intercultural awareness; intercultural learning; intercultural cooperation; migration; racism; Italy; Latin America.

April 2004–March 2006: Founding and management of the department for romance language  and cultural areas: project management, customer advisory service, quality control, language adaptations. ADAPT copywriting and design for international markets, Berlin, Germany

Most relevant professional development courses:

  • Intercultural conflict mediation

2010 Binational training seminars (German-French) “Intercultural mediation and constructive conflict regulation“, Berlin, Germany, 1 week (40 hrs)

2011: “Intercultural mediation in groups and teams“, Mittelwihr/Colmar, France, 1 week (40 hrs)

  • Processing international or interethnic conflicts

2009: Trinational seminar (Germany-France-Croatia): Cultures and Borders
1 week in Vukovar (Croatia, on the border to Serbia); 1 week in Strasbourg, France; 1 week in Berlin, Germany

University teaching

2010-2011: “Zertifikat Lehrqualifikation Advanced” [advanced teaching qualification certificate] at FSU Jena

2009-2010: “Zertifikat Lehrqualifikation Basic” [basic teaching qualification certificate] at FSU Jena


  • Diskriminierung und Rassismus in Europa: Die Realität verstehen, die Zukunft gestalten [Discrimination and Racism in Europe: Understanding the Reality, Shaping the Future]
  • Digital Interculturality and global cultures
  • Dialogue as a transformative approach
  • Theory of Intercultural Communication
  • Gender equality 2020? Analysis of the Italian context.
  • Bestärkende Haltung, kompetente Handlung. Kultursensible Kommunikation in heterogenen Lerngruppen. [Empowering attitude, competent action. Culturally sensitive communication in heterogeneous groups of learners.]
  • Brand activism. Kennen, verstehen, einsetzen. [Advertising for a diverse & sustainable society. ]
  • Interkulturelle Bildung als Kampf um Anerkennung. Konzepte, Diskurse, Träume und Kämpfe in Europa und in Lateinamerika [Intercultural education as a struggle for recognition. Concepts, discourse, dreams and struggles in Europe and Latin America]
  • Rassismus und Ausgrenzung in Europa – Kritische Auseinandersetzung mit Politik, Medien und Zivilgesellschaft am Beispiel Italiens [Racism and marginalisation in Europe – critical analysis of politics, media and civil society via the example of Italy]
  • Zukunftdesign: transnationale Bestrebungen zur Gestaltung einer inklusiven Gesellschaft [Future design: transnational efforts at creating an inclusive society]
  • Theorien interkulturellen Handelns [Theory of intercultural action]
  • Italien: Quo vadis? [Italy: Quo vadis?]
  • Relaciones interculturales entre Alemania y América Latina [Intercultural relations between Germany and Latin America]
  • Handlungskulturen im deutsch-italienischen Vergleich [German and Italian action cultures in comparison]
  • Intercultural Theory
  • Aktuelle Diskurse der interkulturellen Handlungsforschung [Current discourse in intercultural action research]
  • Rassismus und Ausgrenzung in Europa – eine Auseinandersetzung mit Politik, Medien und Zivilgesellschaft am Beispiel Italiens [Racism and marginalisation in Europe – critical analysis of politics, media and civil society via the example of Italy]
  • Diversity in Italien und Deutschland: zwischen Diskriminierung und Teilhabe [Diversity in Italy and Germany: from discrimination to participation]
  • Konzeption und Gestaltung von interkulturellen Projekten [Conception and design of intercultural projects]
  • Theorie interkulturellen Handelns (Online) [Theory of intercultural action, online]
  • Kulturgeschichte Italiens: zwischen Staatsmisstrauen und bürgerschaftlichem Bewusstsein [Cultural history of Italy: from governmental mistrust to civil awareness]
  • Italien: Mediengeschichte als Kulturgeschichte [Italy: media history as cultural history]
  • Italien: Migrationsgeschichte als Kulturgeschichte [Italy: media history as cultural history]
  • Deutsche und italienische kulturelle Stile im Vergleich [Comparison of German and Italian cultural styles]
  • Deutsch-italienische Beziehungen: Der Einfluss von Stereotypen auf interkulturelle Kommunikation [German-Italian relations: the influence of stereotypes upon intercultural communication]
  • Werbung und Kultur: Ein deutsch-italienischer Vergleich [Advertisement and culture: a comparison between Germany and Italy]
  • Gesprächs- und Diskussionskultur in Internetforen: Deutschland und Italien im Vergleich [Conversation and discussion culture in online forums: a comparison between Germany and Italy]
  • Planspiel “Interact“ – Interkulturelles Verhandlungstraining (als Co-Trainerin) [Simulation game “Interact” – intercutural negotiation training (as co-trainer)]

Additional courses and lectures:

  • Souverän in die interkulturelle virtuelle Zusammenarbeit. [Confident in intercultural virtual cooperation] Training for Postdocs, JProfs and New Appointees, University of Konstanz, 29 October and 5 November 2021.
  • The Transformative Potential of Dialogue in the Perception and Creation of Reality. Seminar, Summer School “Global Knowledge Transfer & Translocal Paradoxes” for doctoral students at the FSU, 19-20 July 2021
  • Key skills for successful virtual collaboration. Workshop (online) for researchers (doc and post-doc) at Saarland University, 16 and 23 February, 2 March 2021
  • Methoden zur Förderung interkulturellen Lernens. [Methods for promoting intercultural learning] Workshop, Department DAF/Z, FSU Jena, 13 January 2021
  • Intercultural Competence. [Competenze Interculturali] Co-teaching at the University of Padua (I), together with Prof. Luca Agostinetto. Nov.-Dec. 2019
  • Dialogic Intercultural Competence. [Interkulturelle Dialogische Kompetenz] Workshops at the Dep. for German as a foreign and second language, FSU Jena, 4 December 2019
  • Intercultural Dialogue… intercollective dialogue? [Interkultuerller Dialog… interkollektiver Dialog?] Workshop at Dep. for German as a foreign and second language, FSU Jena, 28 November 2019
  • Intercultural Dialogue: Challenges and Chances of interdisciplinary exchange. [Interkultureller Dialog: Herausforderungen und Chancen des interdisziplinären Austausche] Presentation at doctoral colloquium of IWK-DAF/Z Isntitute, FSU Jena, 30 October 2019.
  • Dealing with Heterogeneity in Schools. One-day qualification course for teacher trainers. Berlin Senate Administration for Education, Youth and Family Affairs. Berlin, 11 November 2019.
  • You know something I don’t know. An introduction to dialogic moderation of learning environments.Workshop, Professorship for Education Science and Primary Science Didactics, University of Erfurt 28 October 2019.
  • Every child counts. Key competences in dealing with heterogeneity. Two-days Qualification course for professionals leading development processes in kindergartens and after-scool care clubs. WillkommensKITAs, Saxony, 2.-3.September 2019.
  • Putting a world of experience into words. Motivation strategies for teaching German as a foreign/second language. Workshop, Department for German as a foreign/second language, FSU Jena, 15 May 2019.
  • Common pitfalls when dealing with learners with foreign backgrounds. Interdisciplinary seminar series by the Department for International Business Communication and the Department for German as a foreign/second language for both Bachelor’s and Master’s students, FSU Jena, 8 May 2019.
  • Competencias Interculturales [Intercultural competence]. Professional development course for lecturers of various departments at University Santo Tomás (UST) Temuco, Chile (100 hrs), 31 August – 7 October 2015.
  • Competencias Interculturales para la enseñanza [Intercultural competence for teaching]. Training for lecturers of various departments at UST Valdivia und Los Ángeles, Chile, 9 October 2015.
  • Inclusión y interculturalidad [Inclusion and interculturalism]. Workshop for Master’s students in Educational Science at UST Temuco, Chile, 3.October 2015.
  • 2007-2012: Annually: Studying abroad: an opportunity? Workshop for Master’s, diploma and Bachelor’s students at FSU Jena, Departments for International Business Communication and Economics.
  • Il Country, il Brand, il Country-Branding [Country, Brand, Country-Branding]. University of Udine Workshop for Bachelor’s and Master’s students, 24 February 2009.
  • Prospettive europee: il programma Erasmus [European perspectives: The Erasmus programme]. Workshop for Bachelor’s and Master’s students at the University of Udine, 25 February 2009 & 28 February 2007.
  • La pubblicità allo specchio [Advertising mirrored in society]. Workshop for Bachelor’s and Master’s students at the Unviersity of Udine, 27 February 2007.

Own conferences:

  • Lifewide Learning: Transformations and new Connections in Postdigital Societies (with Fergal Lenehan), BMBF ReDICo, Online, 29.6.2022; Hybrid, 30.6.2022; Dornburger Schlösser, Jena, 1 July 2022 Link
  • Fronteras, migraciones y crisis: miradas desde América Latina y Europa [Borders, Migrations and Crisis: Perspectives from Latin America and Europe] (with Lucila Nejamkis & Mustafa Aksakal), BMBF/CALAS Plataforma para el Diálogo, Guadalajara (Mexico), 22-24 November 2021 Link
  • Interkulturalität in (post-)digitalen Kontexten [Interculturality in (post-)digital contexts] (with Fergal Lenehan), BMBF/ReDICo Introductory Conference, Online, 20 September 2021 Link
  • ¿Crisis migratorias en el siglo XXI? Diálogos entre América Latina y Europa [Migration Crises in the 21st Century? Dialogues between Latin America and Europe] (with Lucila Nejamkis & Mustafa Aksakal), BMBF/CALAS Plataforma para el Diálogo, Online, 5 October 2020 Link
  • SHARMED Final Conference (with partners at Università di Modena e Reggio Emilia and Suffolk University), EU project SHARMED, Modena (Italy), 10-11 December 2018. Link


  • Internationale virtuelle Zusammenarbeit. Empirisch fundierte Leitlinien für Teams. [International Virtual Collaboration. Empirical  Based Guidelines for Teams] Lecture Series „Lectures and Language Culture Community“, WU Wien, Wien, 2 June 2022.
  • Identitätskonzepte und Heimatgefühle in einer (post-)digitalen Welt. [Identity concepts and feelings of “Heimat” in a (post-)digital world]. Lecture series “Digitale Lebenswelten. Politics – Media – Communication”, University of Hildesheim, Hildesheim/Online, 11 January 2022. 
  • Active Citizenship. Reflections on its meaning and its meaningful impact. KIDS4ALLL lecture, Online, 15 December 2021.
  • De la construcción de la otredad a su deconstrucción. Cómo deslegitimar la matriz de dominación. [From the construction of otherness to its deconstruction. How to delegitimise the matrix of domination] International conference “Fronteras, migraciones y crisis: Miradas desde América Latina y Europa” [ “Borders, migration and crisis: Views from Latin America and Europe”], Guadalajara (MX), 23 November 2021.
  • Internationale virtuelle Zusammenarbeit. Wie entsteht ein echtes Miteinander? [International virtual cooperation. How does real togetherness emerge?] (with Milene Mendes de Oliveira and Barbara Nietzel) Symposium “Interculturality in (post-)digital contexts”, Online, 20 September 2021. Link
  • Heimat wird Netzwerk. Reflexionen über Diaspora-Gemeinschaften im postdigitalen Zeitalter. [“Heimat” becomes network. Reflections on diaspora communities in the post-digital age] GAL Sections Conference, 16 September 2021
  • Language and power: reflections around dynamics of exclusion and self-exclusion in online role-playing games. GAL Sections Conference, 15 September 2021
  • To what extent can post-digitality be understood as “life-world hybridity”? (with Fergal Lenehan and Roman Lietz) International Conference “Cultural Identities in a Global World: Reframing Cultural Hybridity”. Giessen/Online, 23 June 2021.
  • Opening a Global Conversation. Building Trust in Digital Intercultural Communities. Medialogue on Propaganda, University of Rhode Island and Julius-Maximilians-Universität Würzburg, Online, 22 June 2021.
  • The Transformative Aspect of Dialogue and Emerging Communities. Academic Workshop “Dialogue with and among the Existing, Transforming and Emerging Communities”, Dialogue Society, Online, 16 June 2021. Link
  • Narraciones opuestas en torno a la identidad. Estrategias para luchar contra la exclusión. [Opposing narratives around identity. Strategies to fight exclusion] CALAS Dialogue Platform “Migration crises in the 21st century: Dialogues between Latin America and Europe”, Online, 5 October 2020.
  • Introducing the dialogic approach as a key strategy for citizenship-building. Learning for Citizenship Conference, University of Nottingham, Online, 26 May 2021. Link
  • Pädagogik der Vielfalt: Inspiration für Lehrkräfte aus dem internationalen Projekt „SHARMED“. [Pedagogy of Diversity: Inspiration for teachers from the international project SHARMED]. Invited lecture at the “SchuBiNet Meeting 2019”, Ernst Abbe Library, Jena, 2 December 2019.
  • Dialogic Intercultural Competence: What It Is and Why Teachers Need It. Amsterdam IAIE Conference “Another Brick of the Wall. Rethinking Education”, Amsterdam, 14 November 2019.
  • Intercultural in-competence. On dealing with pupils with foreign backgrounds. 28th annual conference of the German Commission for Research and Pedagogy for Primary Schooling, “One school for everyone – 100 years of primary schooling – myths, contradictions, certitudes.” Erfurt, Germany, 27 September 2019.
  • “I brought this photo with me…” – Expressing diversity through dialogic moderation (poster). Annual conference of the German Commission for Education and Humanistic Psychology, section 13, “Broaching diversity, shaping commonalities and differences,” Hamburg, Germany, 17 September 2019.
  • I Show You My Picture, I Tell You My World. SHARMED Method To Foster Inclusive Intercultural Education. ECER Conference, Network 20. Research in Innovative Intercultural Learning Environments SES 11: Issues of Inclusion: Teachers‘ identity and intercultural practices, Hamburg, Germany, 5 September 2019.
  • Universität: ein Universum der Diversität? / University: a Universe of Diversity? Opening lecture for FSU Jena’s Diversity Day, 28 May 2019.
  • Rethinking cultural diversity – observations, reflections and proposals for an inclusive approach to hetereogeneity. Guest lecture, Forum PROFJL² “Schools as a site of tension between meritocracy and inclusion,” Jena, 22 May 2019.
  • Sharmed Multifunctional Platform, w/ Mathilde Berhault. Concluding conference for SHARMED (SHARed MEmories and Dialogues,, Modena, Italy, 10 December 2018.
  • War – Imagined and Experienced. Autumn conference of the DVPB, German association for civic education. Berlin, 16 November 2018.
  • Methodological challenges in the research on diversity. The experience of SHARMED. Department for Inclusive Education, research group “Diversity in Education and Development.” University of Potsdam, 15 November 2018.
  • Insight into the SHARMED training course: a sensitive approach to diversity. Presentation of the outcomes of SHARMED. FSU Jena, 9 October 2018.
  • “Why was the car amongst the clouds?” Learning processes in an inclusive era. 5th annual conference of the Berlin Interdisciplinary Education Research Network (BIEN). Berlin, 18. September 2018.
  • Homeland goes digital. Questioning the appeal of discursive diaspora communities. International Conference ‘Digital Crossroads. Media, Migration and Diaspora in a Transnational Perspective.’ Utrecht University, Netherlands, 29 June 2012.
  • Intercultural learning – combining formal, non-formal and informal education. International Conference ‘Connect 2.0.’ Karlsruhe, 21 June 2018.
  • Why flee and what does that have to do with us? The difference between self image and responsibility. Keynote speech as part of the conference ‘Us or others? The future can only be together!’, Melton Foundation. Jena, 17 June 2016.
  • Who does Latin America belong to? Plural identities searching for recognition. Closing speech as part of the conference ‘Migration in Latin America and Europe: History, Perspectives and Challenges.’ German/Latin American Business Administration degree programme CALA, FH Münster University of Applied Sciences and Franz Hitze Haus Academy. Münster, 21 May 2016.
  • Intercultural competence: An opportunity for Araucanía region? Lecture series, ‘An interdisciplinary focus on Argentina and Chile.’ ARCOSUR, International research college Argentina/Southern Cone. Jena, 10 May 2016.
  • Introducción a las Competencias Interculturales [Introduction to Intercultural Competencies]. Guest lecture, UST Temuco. Chile, 2 October 2015.
  • El diálogo intercultural en el contexto europeo [Intercultural dialogue in a european context]. Temuco Catholic University, Master’s programme in Intercultural Ethics. Temuco, Chile, 25 September 2015.
  • El debate europeo sobre el dialogo intercultural [The european debate regarding intercultural dialogue]. Guest lecture for doctoral candidates, post-docs and professors. Universidad Veracruzana, Institute for Educational Research. Xalapa, Mexico, 20 September 2012.
  • From the real to the virtual and back again. The paths of intercultural dialogues. DIR 2011 conference, ‘Von der digitalen zur interkulturellen Revolution?’ [From the digital to the intercultural revolution]. University of Passau, Germany, 8 July 2011.
  • Intercultural Campus: limitless didactic opportunities. 8th biennial international conference for university teaching. Università degli Studi Padova, Italy, 1-2 December 2010.
  • Digital and intercultural simulation game Planspiel InterAct 2.0. Guest Lecture, WSB University. Poznań, Poland, 7 April 2010.
  • Place Branding 2.0: Virtuality or reality? 3rd Academic symposium on concepts and perspectives in the cultural field, ‘Culture Branding III’. Offenbach am Main, 9. Oktober 2009.
  • From intercultural to transcultural dialogue: a shift of perspectives. Conference, ‘Transculturalism – Transnationalism – Transstatehood – Translocality. Theoretical and empirical definitions,’ European University Viadrina. Frankfurt a.d. Oder, Germany, 2 October 2009.
  • Prospettive europee: il programma Erasmus [European perspectives: The Erasmus programme]. Guest lecture, University of Udine, 25 February 2009 & 28 February 2007.
  • Country Branding and media technology in a globalised context, w/ Francisco Javier Montiel. 8th annual conference of the research collaboration EUKO, ‘Brand and society as reflected in advertisement and PR communication. Problems and methods in theory and practice.’ Technische Universität Darmstadt, Germany, 25 September 2008.
  • New proposals for collaboration between Italian and German universities. Conference, ‘Italian as a foreign language: new trends in teaching and the case of Germany.’ Italian Cultural Institute, Munich, Germany, 9 December 2006.

Extramural presentations

  • Inklusive soziale Arbeit in der postdigitalen Gesellschaft  [Inclusive social work in the post-digital society] Digitalis, Drudel 11 e.V., 5 May 2022
  • Kultursensible Haltung und Umgang mit Vielfalt – mit Blick auf eigene Identität und eigene Haltung [Culturally sensitive attitude and dealing with diversity – with a view to one’s own identity and one’s own attitude, workshop in the context of the annual meeting] WillkommensKITAs 2021, DKJS, 30 November 2021.
  • DU & ICH ZUSAMMEN. Buddy-Systeme kennenlernen und implementieren. [TOGETHER YOU & ME- Getting to know and implementing buddy systems] Workshop as part of the yearly conference “Vielfalt entfalten. Diversitätssensible Schulentwicklung – Impulse und Vernetzung für die pädagogische Praxis” [Unfolding Diversity. Diversity-sensitive school development – impulses and networking for pedagogical practice], DKJS, 4 November 2021.
  • Das Inklusionsparadigma und seine Verwirklichung in der sozialen Arbeit [The inclusion paradigm and its realisation in social work] and Dialog als Schlüsselkonzept für eine transformative Praxis [Dialogue as a key concept for transformative practice]. Lectures at the LIGA expert forum “Demokratie Raum geben” [Making space for democracy], 14 July 2021.
  • Weil jedes Kind zählt. Schlüsselkompetenzen im Umgang mit Heterogenität. [Because every child counts. Key competences in dealing with heterogeneity]. Module 1 of the qualification “”Professionally accompanying development processes in Kindergardens and after-school care facilities” WillkommensKITAs, DKJS Saxony, 2-3 September 2019; 7-8 September 2020; 17-18 June 2021; 29-30 September 2021.
  • Welche Hindernisse erschweren die Beteiligung von Kindern? Und: was habe ich damit zu tun? [What are the obstacles to children’s participation? And: what do I have to do with it?] DKJS-BarCamp “KindGERECHT beteiligen”, 24 March 2021.
  • Dealing with Heterogeneity in Schools. One-day
    qualification course for teacher trainers. Berlin Senate Administration
    for Education, Youth and Family Affairs. Berlin, 11 November 2019.
  • Inklusion: Der Paradigmenwechsel kommt in die Praxis… [Inclusion: The paradigm shift comes into practice…] Invited lecture, Federal Congress “Qualität vor Ort”, DKJS, Berlin, 4 May 2019.
  • Zum Paradigma der Inklusion und der Besonderheit aller Schüler_innen. [On the paradigm of inclusion and the special nature of all pupils] Introductory
    lecture at the spring conference of the Berlin Senate Department for Education, Youth and Family, Berlin, 30 April 2019.
  • Interkulturalität in Zeiten der Inklusion. [Interculturality in times of inclusion] Invited lecture, Cultural Development Plan, Intercultural Area – City of Dresden 10 August 2017.
  • Interculturalidad: el dialogo como oportunidad. [Interculturalism: dialogue as an opportunity]. Guest lecture, Fundación Aitué, Temuco, Chile, 30 September 2015.
  • Interkulturalität oder Multikulturalität? Eine einführende Betrachtung der Begrifflichkeiten [Interculturalism or multiculturalism? An introductory overview of the terminology] Guest lecture, Catholic diocese of Frankfurt am Main. Frankfurt, Germany, 4 November 2013.
  • Italien: 150 Jahre Transformationsprozesse. Kultur- als Musikgeschichte [Italy: 150 years of transformations. Culture as music history] Guest lecture, Neusäß town hall, Germany, 26 June 2012.
  • Italiener in Deutschland: zwischen interkultureller Kompetenz und Diversity Management [Italians in Germany: from intercultural competence to diversity management] Guest lecture, Symposium: “Intercultural keys for success in the German economy and industry.” Com.It.Es. Hannover, Germany, 13 November 2010.



  • Conti, Luisa; Mendes de Oliveira, Milene; Nietzel, Barbara (in press): A genuine ‘Miteinander’. On becoming a team in an international virtual simulation game. Interculture Journal.
  • Conti, Luisa (in press): Dialogic Intercultural Competence: What It Is and Why Teachers Need It. In: Palaiologou, Nektaria (Ed.): Rethinking Intercultural Education in times of Migration and Displacement. Cambridge Scholars Publishing.
  • Conti, Luisa (in press): The transformative potential of dialogue. For education and for society. In: D’Angelo, Alessio / Carrasco, Silvia / Ricucci, Roberta (Eds.): Supporting Migrant Students through the pandemic and beyond. Focus on International Migration, UAB.


  • Conti, Luisa (2021). Caring and Power-Sharing: How Dialogue Influences Community Sustainability. Journal of Dialogue Studies, 9(1), S. 34-52. Link
  • Conti, Luisa (2021): The SHARMED Participatory Digital Archive. In: Baraldi, Claudio / Farini, Federico / Joslyn, Erica (Eds.) Promoting children’s rights in European schools through intercultural dialogue and facilitative pedagogy. London: Bloomsbury Publisher, 193-216. DOI: 10.5040/9781350217812
  • Conti, Luisa (2021): Dealing with “Intercultural Issues”. In: Baraldi, Claudio / Farini, Federico / Joslyn, Erica (Eds.) Promoting children’s rights in European schools through intercultural dialogue and facilitative pedagogy. London: Bloomsbury Publisher, S. 113-132. DOI: 10.5040/9781350217812
  • Nejamkis, Lucila / Conti, Luisa / Aksakal, Mustafa (Eds.): (Re)pensando el vínculo entre migración y crisis Perspectivas desde América Latina y Europa. [ (Re)thinking (of) the link between migration and crisis Perspectives from Latin America and Europe] Colección CALAS. Buenos Aires: CLACSO. Link
  • Conti, Luisa (2021): Identidad y cultura: conceptos con gran efecto. Un análisis comparativo entre Latinoamérica y Europa. [Identity and culture: concepts with great effect. A comparative analysis between Latin America and Europe] Nejamkis, Lucila / Conti, Luisa / Aksakal, Mustafa (Eds.): (Re)pensando el vínculo entre migración y crisis Perspectivas desde América Latina y Europa. Colección CALAS. Buenos Aires: CLACSO, S. 301-328. Link
  • Conti, Luisa (2021): Migrationshintergrund – eine exklusionsförderliche Kategorie? [Migrant background – a category that promotes exclusion?] In: Graff, Ulrike / Iwers, Telse (Hrsg.) Vielfalt Thematisieren. Gemeinsamkeiten und Unterschiede gestalten. Bad Heilbrunn: Julius Klinkhardt KG, S. 75-92. Link
  • Conti, Luisa (2021): Interkulturelle Inkompetenz. Zum Umgang mit Schüler*innen mit Migrationserfahrung. [Intercultural incompetence. Dealing with pupils with migration experience.] In: Böhme, Nadine / Dreer, Benjamin / Hahn, Heike / Heinecke, Sigrid / Mannhaupt, Gerd / Tänzer, Sandra (Hrsg.): Eine Schule für alle – 100 Jahre Grundschule – Mythen, Widersprüche, Gewissheiten. Jahrbuch Grundschulforschung. Wiesbaden: Springer VS, S. 305-311. Link


  • Conti, Luisa (2020) Inklusive Bildung als Demokratiebildung. Didaktische Vorschläge und Reflexionen für die Schule der Vielfalt. [Inclusive Education as Democracy Education. Didactic Proposals and Reflections for the School of Diversity.] In: Haarmann M., Kenner S., Lange D. (Hrsg.) Demokratie, Demokratisierung und das demokratische Bürgerbewusstsein (Schriften zur Politischen Kultur und Politischen Bildung). Wiesbaden: Springer VS, S. 189-206. Link
  • Conti, Luisa (2020): Webinare dialogisch moderieren. Partizipation aller fördern. [Moderate webinars in dialogue, promote participation of all.] Intercultural Journal 19 (33), S. 45-65. Link
  • Conti, Luisa (2020): Hold On to inclusion! Reflections on School Crisis Management Amidst Pandemic and Its Impact on Vulnerable Pupils. PoliTeknik International No. 2. Link


  • Conti, Luisa (2019): Schule wandeln, dialogisch handeln. Das Aktionsforschungsprojekt SHARMED [Changing sides in dialogue, changing tides in schools. The SHARMED action research project]. QfI – Qualifizierung für Inklusion, 1(1). Link
  • Conti, Luisa (2019): The View from… Germany. In: Research Intelligence. New perspectives on international, intercultural and global education (140), p.39.
  • Conti, Luisa (2019): Review of S. Nothnagel (2018): “Interkulturelles Lernen. Die Rekonstruktion kultureller Differenzerfahrung auf Basis einer narrativ-biografischen Längsschnittstudie” [Intercultural learning. The reconstruction of cultural experiences of differences on the basis of a narrative biographical longitudinal study]. interculture journal 18/31, p.93-94. Link


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