PhD Masterclass on Discourse Theoretical Approaches to Politics, Society, Communication and Media ((with Nico Carpentier, Jason Glynos, David Howarth, and Yannis Stavrakakis)

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DESIRE, the centre for the study of Democracy, Signification and Resistance ( is happy to invite PhD students to submit proposals for a one-day PhD masterclass on discourse theoretical approaches to politics, society, communication and media. The PhD masterclass will take place on 6 February 2019 in Brussels.

DiscourseNet Winter School No. 4 | The Transformation and Reproduction of Social Inequalities: Discourse, Power, and Critique

Today’s world is marked by different forms of power, inequality, exploitation and exclusion. Global inequalities on the level of international political economy as well as more localised inequalities and inequalities along the lines of race, gender, social class and other social categories affect people acting in different social contexts and taking symbolic positions through discursive practices.