CID Fall 2013 Lecture Series

Lectures by Vaclav Rericha                                             

Monday, October 28                                                                             

Time Lecture  Location
11-11:50 a.m. Impressions of Communism, A Moral Lesson Mercer 239
1-1:50 p.m. Impressions of Communism, A Moral Lesson Mercer 128

Tuesday, October 29

1:30-2:45 p.m. Word of Misunderstanding, a Case Study for English Speaking Companies and Investors Mercer 139
3-4:15 p.m. Word of Misunderstanding, a Case Study for English Speaking Companies and Investors Mercer 116
6:30-7:45 p.m. Impressions of Communism, A Moral Lesson TBD

Lectures by Emanuel Tundrea

Monday, November 11                                                                                

Time Lecture  Location
9:00 a.m.  How Technology Can be Used to Improve Business Conditions in an Emerging Nation Like Romania Mercer 137
11:00 a.m.  How Technology Can be Used to Improve Business Conditions in an Emerging Nation Like Romania Mercer 128
2:00 p.m. Youth Unemployment in Romania, and its impact on Individuals and the Romanian Economy Mercer 110
6:00 p.m. Economic Conditions for the Roma Minority of Romania Mercer 137 

Thursday, November 14       

11:00 a.m.

 Economic Conditions for the Roma Minority of Romania TBD

Dr. Vaclav Rericha

Dr. Vaclav Rericha has  served since 1975 as a senior lecturer and associate professor at the Department of English and American Studies, Philosophical Faculty, Palacký University in Olomouc, Czech Republic. Dr. Rericha is the author of numerous publications including Harrap's Czech Phrase Book, London – Paris. (1991,1995,1998); A Czech Rough Guide Phrase Book, London. (1997); Czech Phrase Book, London. (1998); European Languages. The Rough Guide, London. (2000); Czech Phrase Book, London (2001, 2006);  and The Rough Guide Dictionary, Phrase Book Czech, London (2006).
 
Dr. Rericha has been a guest lecturer on numerous occasions in the United States, India and Europe focusing on topics such as A Guide to Central and East European Thinking, Introduction to Culture and Business in Central and Eastern Europe,  Languages and Cultures of Central Europe, Introduction to the Central European Languages and Culture, and A View of Moravian Culture and The Accidental Entrepreneur. He has been a major partner in several European Union projects including Interactive ICT-based Programme To Train and Learn English Language Competences for Instructors of Technical Subjects at Initial Vocational Training Schools, Foreign Languages for People Working With Wood, INCA – a project to develop a framework, diagnostic tool and record of competence for the assessment of intercultural competence integrated with language competence and subject knowledge competence and Car-Mechatronic - EU-Leonardo da Vinci Pilotprojekt Blended-Learning-Konzept für Auszubildende im Sektor Car-Mechatronic.
 
Dr. Reicha speaks Czech, English and Russian. He is married and has a daughter and three grandsons who live in North Carolina.


Dr. Emanuel Tundrea

Dr. Emanuel Tundrea is a professor at the Griffiths School of Management at Emanuel University in Oradea, Romania. He has a PhD from the University of Nice, Sophia-Antipolis, France. He is an expert in how the application of technology can improve business practices and productivity. Dr. Tundra is the author of three books and has published 19 articles in professional journals in Romania, France, China and Moldova. His studies include the utilization of smart models based on an Eclipse platform related to the automation, quality and testing of robotics; frameworks for generating on-line learning software solutions; designing platforms for mechatronic software systems; and the understanding of web application security threats and incidents.
 
Dr. Tundrea was a speaker in 2013 at the European Leadership Forum, a guest lecturer at Arizona Christian University, received a Research Triangle, USA grant and was an associate researcher at the Institut Universitaire de Technologie de Nice et de la Cote d’Azur.