Seminarfinanzierung

Rebecca Dahl, (on parental leave)

Education
M.A. degree (Magistra Artium) in Speech Science, Musicology and Psychology from the University of Landau/Palatinate (Germany). Additional certificate “German as a foreign language“ from Trier University. 

Thematic expertise 

  • Rhetoric for speeches
  • Communication as professional key competence
  • Rhetoric and political education
  • Visual rhetoric, use of media
  • Migration, integration
  • Sustainable consumption

Publications, lectures, media reports

  • Thömmes Rebecca; Thömmes, Arthur: Die schnelle Stunde Kommunikationstraining: 30 originelle Unterrichtsstunden ganz ohne Vorbereitung. Auer Verlag; 2015
  • Thömmes, Rebecca: So stimmt es mit der Stimme: Übungen zur Sprech- und Stimmbildung für Lehrer. Verlag an der Ruhr; 2011
  • Thömmes; Rebecca: Zugänge zur politischen Bildung mittels rhetorischer und ästhetischer Kommunikation. In: Oliver Strauch, Claas Willeke, Florian Penner: Kunst der Demokratie: Das Handbuch. Saarbrücken: Die Redner, 2011.

Communication (languages)
German (native language), English (B2)

Tanja Pech

Astrid Domann, Seminarassistenz

Sophia Rickert

Education
French-German studies: cross-border communication and cooperation in Saarbrücken (Germany) and Metz (France) // Intercultural education, migration and multilingualism in Karlsruhe (Germany). M.A. degree (Master of Arts)

Thematic expertise 

  • French-German relations
  • Intercultural communication 
  • Didactics of intercultural youth education

Publications, lectures, media reports

  • Wert(voll). Tool-Kit für die interkulturelle Jugendarbeit, EAO, 2018

Communication (languages) 
German (native language), French (C2), English (C1)

Stéphanie Bruel, Executive Director

Education
Study of History and German Studies, European Studies in Paris/Besançon (France)

Thematic Expertise

  • Intercultural communication 
  • European integration 
  • Franco-German relations
  • Didactics of intercultural youth education 
  • Cross-border mobility

Publications, lectures, media reports

  • Wert(voll). Tool-Kit für die interkulturelle Jugendarbeit, EAO, 2018
  • "Wege und Grenzen der Anlasspädagogik in der europapolitischen Jugendbildung“, in Politische Dimension der internationalen Jugendarbeit, IJAB, Bonn, 2014
  • "Graffiti-Projekt Die Jugend gestaltet Europa: regards croisés franco-allemands. Europapolitik für junge Auszubildende durch ästhetisch-politische Bildung erfahrbar machen.“ In: ibidem

Communication (languages)
French (native language), German (C2), English (B2)

Nicola Speer

Education
Study of Speech Science and Phonetics in Halle/Saale (Germany). Diploma in Speech Science. Postgraduate studies of Clinical Speech Science in Halle/Saale. Diploma in Clinical Speech Science.

Thematic expertise 

  • Speech and discussion rhetoric for different target groups and contexts
  • Rhetoric and political education
  • Communication in conflict situations
  • Speech and communication
  • Intercultural communication
  • Rhetoric and inclusion

Publications, lectures, media reports

  • „Populismus – eine Einordnung"
  • "Themenfeld antidemokratische Tendenzen: Umgang mit Hate Speech, Fake News, Rassismus."
  • "Wie siehst Du mich, wie sprichst Du mit mir? Gruppenbezogene Menschenfeindlichkeit"
  • Podcast "Hab ich das laut gesagt!?" / Interview in the magazine "Forum - Das Wochenmagazin", 21.05.2021 with Julia Indenbaum

Communication (languages) 
German (native language), English (C2), French (B1)

Marco Wölflinger, Executive Director

Education
Study of business administration (Saarland University), General Management Academy (Universities of Mannheim, Michigan)

Professional experience:

  • Commercial management positions in industry, trade and service

Main areas of expertise:

  • External and internal accounting, IT, human resources
  • Controlling
  • Organizational Development
  • Private and corporate law

Communication (languages) :
English, French

Verwaltung

Veranstaltungsmanagement

Alysse Boisneau

Education
B.A. German culture and literature, M.A. European intercultural studies - Clermont-Ferrand/Regensburg/Madrid, Topic of the master’s thesis: « Les Misérables (2019) de Ladj Ly : démystifier la banlieue. »
Certificate for leaders of intercultural youth exchange initiatives 

Thematic expertise

  • Intercultual communication
  • Translation
  • European culture and literature
  • European politic and international relations
  • Migration policy

Publications, lectures, media reports

  • Brochure "Auslandserfahrung? Na klar!" - Guide for young people from the German border region with a wish to experience abroad, publication date 2022
  • Brochure "Osez la Mobilité !" - Guide for young people from the French border region with a desire to experience abroad, publication date 2022

Communication (languages)
French (native), German (C1.2), Spanish (C1), English (B2), Russian (A2) 

Clémence Faivre, Project assistant

Project assistant for cross-border cooperation

Education
B.A. in applied foreign languages. Franco-German M.A. European intercultural studies (Clermont-Ferrand/Regensburg)

Thematic expertise

  • Intercultural Communication
  • Political science and history
  • European Politics
  • International relations
  • Culture and Media
  • Translation

Communication (languages)
French (native), German (C1), English (C1), Spanish (A2) 

Justine Bitam

Education
French-German B.A. “European Media Studies/Information and communication” in Weimar (Germany) and Lyon (France) // Peace and Conflict Studies in Marburg (Germany). M.A. degree (Master of Arts)

Thematic expertise 

  • French-German relations 
  • Journalism and European news media 
  • Peace and reconciliation in post-conflict contexts, conflict transformation 
  • Intercultural youth education  

Communication (languages) 
French (native), German (C2), English (C1), Spanish (B2), Russian (A2)

Kristin Müller

Education
B.A. degree (Bachelor of Arts) in Speech Science, from the University of Halle/ Saale, (Germany). State-recognized speech therapist, Leipzig, Additional certificate as systemic consultant, Leipzig

Thematic expertise 

  • Rhetoric for speeches
  • Conversation technique
  • Implementation of voice and communucation professionally
  • Rhetoric and political education
  • Inclusion

Publications, lectures, media reports

  • Müller, Kristin: Spannungsfeld Autorenlesung — Der Autor zwischen (Sprech-) Kunst & Vermarktung. Online-Zeitschrift DGSS aktuell; 2015 

Communication (languages)
German (native language), English (B2)

Jana Stehlíková

Education
Master's degree in International Relations (Prague University of Economics and Business/Czech Republic). Since 2017 further pursuing doctoral studies with a focus on EU affairs with anticipated completion in 2022.

 Thematic Expertise

  • International Relations
  • European Integration
  • Data Surveillance and International Data Protection Regimes
  • Digitalisation (Industry 4.0), Disinformation, Digital Democracy and Digital Media
  • Globalisation und Transatlantic Relations 

Publications, lectures, media reports

Publications:

  • STEHLÍKOVÁ, J. (2021): The corona crisis, data protection and tracking apps in the EU: the Czech and Austrian COVID-19 mobile phone apps in the battle against the virus. Czech Journal of International Relations. https://doi.org/10.32422/mv-cjir.1764  
  • STEHLÍKOVÁ, J. (2020): Disinformation and the European Union. How Can Digital Technologies Build a More Integrated Europe? Nomos eLibrary. Series: Mindset Europe doi.org/10.5771/9783748908111-49
  • LOMBARDO, L. - STEHLÍKOVÁ, J. - VOKÁLEK M. (2020): Cyberdefense in a Globalized World. How Can Digital Technologies Build a More Integrated Europe? Nomos eLibrary. Series: Mindset Europe. doi.org/10.5771/9783748908111-91
  • DRULÁKOVÁ, R. (Ed.) - HNÁT, P. (Ed.) (2021): Setting up the coordination mechanism within the Presidency of the Council of the EU: preparation and realization from the perspective of selected Member States, lessons learned, and recommendations for CZ PRES 2022. Research Analysis. Authors: ANTAL, J. - BIČ, J. - DRULÁKOVÁ, R. - DUBSKÝ, Z. - HNÁT, P. - KOČÍ, K. - GREBE, E. - GRMELOVÁ, N. - HOVORKOVÁ, J. - STEHLÍKOVÁ, J.

International Conferences: 

  • Online Platforms and The European Union: Digital Age as a Challenge to Democratic Principles. Central European Political Science Association (CEPSA) Conference, University of Pécs, September 2019
  • Disinformation and the European Union. CEEISA-ISA 2019 Joint International Conference, University of Belgrade - Faculty of Political Science, June 2019

Communication (languages)
Czech (native language), English (C2), German (C1)

Dr. Marie-Louise Brunner, Tandem-Professor

The tandem professorship combines the responsibilities of a professor at the Environmental Campus Birkenfeld, Trier University of Applied Sciences, with applied work as Project Leader for Sustainability Communication at the Europäische Akademie Otzenhausen and thereby creates exciting new synergies and opportunities.

Education
Bachelor of Arts in English: Linguistics, Literatures, and Cultures & French Culture Studies and Intercultural Communication at Saarland University, Saarbrücken, Germany
Master of Arts in English, American, and Anglophone Studies & Intercultural Communication with a Focus on Francophone Cultures at Saarland University, Saarbrücken, Germany
PhD in English Linguistics (topic: Understanding Intercultural Communication: Negotiating Meaning and Identities in English as a Lingua Franca Skype Conversations) at Saarland University, Saarbrücken, Germany 

Thematic expertise

  • Sustainability Communication
  • Business Communication, Customer Interaction & Communication Optimization on social media
  • Social Media Marketing and digital brand identity
  • Intercultural Communication
  • Linguistics and Culture Studies
  • Language and Food

Publications, lectures, media reports (selection)

  • Brunner, Marie-Louise; and Stefan Diemer. 2022. Cross-platform analysis. Research Methods for Digital Discourse Analysis, ed. by Camilla Vasquez. Bloomsbury Publishing.
  • Brunner, Marie-Louise. 2021. Understanding intercultural communication: Negotiating meaning and identities in English as a Lingua Franca Skype conversations. Berlin: J.B. Metzler. 
  • Brunner, Marie-Louise; and Stefan Diemer. 2021. Section on "Let the Cat Out of The Bag! – Raising Intercultural Awareness with Hedgehog, Giraffe and Co." In: Whalen, D. Joel 2021 "Selections From the ABC 2020 Annual Conference, Online: Gathering Around the Cool Fire to Share Business Communication Teaching Innovations" Business and Professional Communication Quarterly 84(3): 266-286. 
  • Brunner, Marie-Louise; and Stefan Diemer. 2020. Section on "Crisis Communication via Social Media: Can You Do Better?" In: Whalen, D. Joel. 2020. “Selections from the ABC 2019 Annual Conference, Detroit, Michigan: Dancin’ in Motown’s Streets to the Beat of My Favorite Assignments.” Business and Professional Communication Quarterly 83(2): 234-255. 
  • Diemer, Stefan; and Marie-Louise Brunner. 2020. "Tell me about food and I tell you who you are" - Expert identity in intercultural food discourse via Skype. Talking about Food. The social and the global in eating communities, ed. by Sofia Rüdiger and Susanne Mühleisen, 167-187. Amsterdam: Benjamins.
  • Brunner, Marie-Louise; and Stefan Diemer. 2019. Meaning negotiation and customer engagement in a digital BELF setting: A study of Instagram company interactions. Iperstoria – Testi Letterature Linguaggi 13(1): 15-33 [Special section: Negotiating Meaning in Business English as a Lingua Franca, ed. by Alessia Cogo and Paola Vettorel].
  • Brunner, Marie-Louise; and Stefan Diemer. 2019. Section on "Business Goes Intercultural: Developing an Intercultural Marketing Campaign" In: Whalen et al. 2019. Selections from the ABC 2018 Annual Conference, Miami, Florida: Teaching Innovations Bright as the Tropical Sun. Business and Professional Communication Quarterly 82(2). 
  • Brunner, Marie-Louise; Stefan Diemer; and Selina Schmidt. 2018. "I mean ... we have good coffee in Italy ... why do we need Starbucks?" – ‘America’ in the construction and negotiation of European identities. (Pop) Cultures on the Move: Transnational Identifications and Cultural Exchange Between East and West [Saravi Pontes 8], ed. by Astrid M. Fellner; Tetjana Ostapchuk; and Bärbel Schlimbach, 17-33. Saarbrücken: universaar - Saarland University Press. 
  • Polzin-Haumann, Claudia; Christina Reissner; Stefan Diemer; and Marie-Louise Brunner. 2016. Die Erprobung landeszentraler Sprechaufgaben in den Abiturprüfungen in Französisch und Englisch an saarländischen Schulen [The practical trial of centralized speaking tasks in French and English Abitur examinations at Saarland secondary schools]. Scientific evaluation study commissioned by the Saarland Ministry of Education and Culture. Saarbrücken: Ministerium für Bildung und Kultur des Saarlandes. 

For a full list of publications, lectures, and media reports see www.umwelt-campus.de/ml.brunner.

Communication (languages)
German (native language), English (C2), French (B2), Italian (B1)