Symposium on Communication Across Cultural Boundaries

Supported by the Swedish Academy

SIK 2003

Simpozio pri interkultura komunikado

Apogata de la Sveda Akademio

Anonco en esperanto

The Academy of Esperanto, in collaboration with Professors Sture Allén and Sven-Göran Malmgren of Göteborg University, organized a symposium on crosscultural communication in Göteborg, Sweden, on August 2-3, 2003. The Swedish Academy, founded in 1768 by the king Gustavus III, supported the symposium financially; so did the Department of Swedish of Göteborg University.

Languages: Esperanto and English.

Time: 2003-08-02 14:00 through 2003-08-03 17:25.

Venue: Göteborg University, Department of Swedish, Renströmsgatan 6, Göteborg, Sweden. The lectures took place in the lecture room "Lilla hörsalen" in the building "Humanisten."

Program. Titles and abstracts. The program, with abstracts and a list of participants, is available here in three formats: DVI - PS - PDF.

Invited speakers

The following persons were invited to deliver a talk or present a poster at the symposium and actually participated.


Fifty-eight persons participated in the symposium.

Persons who wished to participate in the symposium were requested to announce themselves to Christer Kiselman (address below) no later than July 15, 2003. However, several persons arrived and were welcomed although they announced themselves later.

Program Committee


The symposium volume, published in July, 2005, can be obtained from KAVA-PECH.

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