If you have plans to head to another country, and you're interested in learning a little more about the perspectives and culture of the people there, see if you can find a podcast about it. We highlight a few language- and culture-specific podcasts here.
As the world becomes more interconnected, businesses will require a more global workforce—employees who are able to work across and within other countries and cultures. That requires not only language skills, but the ability to adapt and find common ground.
In this video, a retired Army major describes the presentation of material wealth in Qatar.
In this video, a retired Army major describes the reception of the U.S. military in Qatar.
In this video, a retired Army lieutenant colonel describes life and religion in Qatar.
In this video, an Army captain discusses women in Qatar.
In this video, a retired Army lieutenant colonel describes current and past infrastructure in Qatar.
The “Women, Peace and Security” forum on September 19 consisting of women military officers, defense analysts and conflict-resolution specialists from the United States and seven African nations, and examined women’s roles as soldiers and civilian activists in building lasting regional stability.
Cities around the United States use food, through events such as food festivals, as a way to connect the diverse threads of their communities, and to introduce people to cultures they may not know much about.
What happens to culture when a language dies? Today we look at language extinction, and what that means for the loss of cultural knowledge and identity.