Building rapport in diversity

Carmel Desmarchelier

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Pierre Bourdieu implemented the concept of habitus (dispositions to act) within cultural contexts. This paper explores contemporary and historical interpretation of events, showing how habitus structures what we see and how we interpret what is seen. Images and objects illustrate notions of habitus and culture within natural, social and build environments. Sharing food, smells, and artefacts illustrate differing cultural tastes. Factors influencing interpretation include history, access and awareness of the place in time and space hence IT images are used to interrelate differing interpretations.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationIAA 2007
Subtitle of host publicationBuilding Blocks
Place of PublicationSydney, Australia
PublisherInterpretation Australia
Number of pages1
Publication statusPublished - 2007
EventInterpretation Australia Association (IAA) National Conference - Sydney, Australia, Australia
Duration: 06 Nov 200709 Nov 2007


ConferenceInterpretation Australia Association (IAA) National Conference


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Desmarchelier, C. (2007). Building rapport in diversity. In IAA 2007: Building Blocks (pp. 10). Interpretation Australia.