Workshop

ParlaCLARIN II: LREC2020 workshop on creating, using and linking parliamentary corpora with other types of political discourse

Parliamentary data is a major source of socially relevant content. It is available in ever larger quantities, is multilingual, accompanied by rich metadata, and has the distinguishing characteristic that it is spoken language produced in controlled circumstances which has traditionally been transcribed but is now increasingly released also in audio and video formats. All these factors require solutions related to structuring, synchronization, visualization, querying and analysis of parliamentary corpora.

Summer School ›The Sociology of Knowledge Approach to Discourse (SKAD)‹

The organizers invite novice as well as experienced academics from a wide range of disciplines, including but not limited to sociology, ethnology, political science, linguistics, psychology and educational science, to explore the potential of the Sociology of Knowledge Approach to Discourse (SKAD) to studying discourses in the context of their own projects and research.<

Autumn School "The Sociology of Knowledge Approach to Discourse (SKAD)"

Dear colleagues, there are only few free places left in our introductory workshop on the Sociology of Knowledge Approach to Discourse (SKAD) at the University of Augsburg in 2018. The organizers invite novice as well as experienced academics from a wide range of disciplines, including but not limited to sociology, ethnology, political science, linguistics, psychology and educational science, to explore the potential of this approach to studying discourses in the context of their own projects and research.

PhD course: Figurative language in public discourse: metaphor, irony and sarcasm

PhD Course title: Figurative language in public discourse: metaphor, irony and sarcasm

Course leader: Professor Andreas Musolff, University of East Anglia, UK

This PhD course focuses on the role of figurative language in political discourse, using both cognitive and discourse-analytical methodology. It consists of four main parts:

1. Introduction into Cognitive, Pragmatic and Discourse-historical methods to studying figurative language, specifically metaphor, irony and sarcasm