Comparing aspects of multiculturalism and interculturalism as inseparable elements of integration process
Comparing aspects of multiculturalism
and interculturalism as inseparable
elements of integration process
Petr Potchinchtchikov, Art Promotion Center, Finland
Presentation at the workshop “Culture, identity and multiculturalism”
International conference „Integration Challenges in a Radicalizing World“
29 – 30 November 2016, Tallinn, Estonia
WHO IS MR. P.?
Petr Potchinchtchikovis an entrepreneur and cultural producer.
Petr is specializing in cultural localization, and works as a project
coordinator for a multicultural roof organization, freelance
moderator and facilitator.
He also works as expert for Art Promotion Center Finland
(member of National Council for Interdisciplinary Art, Diversity
and International Activities; chairperson of Subcommittee for
Previously Petr has worked as executive manager of FARO –
Finnish Association of Russian-speaking Organizations, and in The
Culture for All Service Finland.
..and what is he going to talk about?
The presentation will deal with the questions of multuculturalism
and interculturalitybased on experience of being involved in a
number of integration activities in Finland over the span of over
20 years, as an expert and a Russian-speaker who is integrating
into Finnish society since 1994. I will highlight some general
questions of integration, such as language learning, the image of
migrants integrating in the society, distance of integrating cultures,
specifics of second and third generation, and present them both
from the perspective of the society, and of migrant group – in this
particular case Russian-speakers in Finland.
Multuculturalism and Interculturality
Inclusion (or exclusion)