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Intercultural competence as ‘construalistic’ expressivity (2021)
Book Chapter
Philburn, R. (2021). Intercultural competence as ‘construalistic’ expressivity. In T. Harden, & A. Witte (Eds.), Rethinking intercultural competence : theoretical challenges and practical issues. Peter Lang Publishing

Conversational competence as 'construalistic' activity (2018)
Journal Article
Philburn, R. (2018). Conversational competence as 'construalistic' activity. Journal of International Scientific Publications : Language, Individual & Society (Online), 12, 1-8

This paper builds on the previously advanced notion of the 'conversational construal', that is, the degree to which persons overlap with or differentiate from each other based on their conversational contributions. Specifically, the paper explores th... Read More about Conversational competence as 'construalistic' activity.

The case for the conversational construal (2016)
Journal Article
Philburn, R. (2016). The case for the conversational construal. Journal of International Scientific Publications : Language, Individual & Society (Online), 10, 25-36

This paper brings together a range of commentary on conversational organisation and work on the notion of the self construal to present an argument for what is termed ‘the conversational construal’. The argument rests on observations around such thin... Read More about The case for the conversational construal.

Aspects of English and German sociable selfhood (2011)
Book Chapter
Philburn, R. (2011). Aspects of English and German sociable selfhood. In A. Witte, & T. Harden (Eds.), Intercultural Competence: Concepts, Challenges, Evaluations. Oxford, UK: Peter Lang