New publication - Journal for Discourse Studies (JfDS)/ / Zeitschrift für Diskursforschung (ZfD), 8 (2-3)

Dear discourse researchers,

The Journal for Discourse Studies (JfDS)/Zeitschrift für Diskursforschung (ZfD) is a bilingual, double blind peer-reviewed academic journal that documents the widespread interest in discourse studies within social sciences by publishing outstanding articles from several academic disciplines in the field of discourse research.

All English-language articles are published under a Creative Commons license, which allows for a fast impact and increased citations and publicity. Furthermore, all issues of the Journal for Discourse Studies up to and including the issues of the sixth volume are freely available on the publisher's homepage.

The latest issue of the Journal for Discourse Studies, Volume 8, Issue 2-3, has just been published. The first part of the issue focuses on the topic “Transdisziplinarität der Diskurslinguistik”. The guest editors of this part of the issue are Philipp Dreesen and Peter Stücheli-Herlach:

  • Philipp Dreesen/Peter Stücheli-Herlach:Transdisziplinarität der Diskurslinguistik
  • Simon Meier-Vieracker: Diskurslinguistik für Fans. Kritisches Medienmonitoring von Fußballfans als Gegenstand und Ziel der Diskurslinguistik
  • Fabienne Tissot/Noah Bubenhofer: Diskurslinguistik in der Praxis. Ein wissenssoziologischer Blick auf die Herausforderungen transdisziplinären Arbeitens
  • Attila Mészáros: Visualisierung von Diskursdaten als linguistische Erklärungsarbeit. Möglichkeiten und Herausforderungen einer angewandten Diskurslinguistik in der fachexternen Kommunikation
  • Peter Stücheli-Herlach/Natalie Schwarz: Die Diskurslandschaft einer Weltausstellung. Ein kasuistischer Ansatz für die angewandte Diskurslinguistik

The second part of the issue contains the following articles:

  • Laura Stielike: Das Dispositiv als Analyseperspektive für die Migrationsforschung
  • Christoph Haker/Lukas Otterspeer: Right-Wing Populism and Educational Research. Exploring theoretical and methodological perspectives


  • Christina Meyn: Elberfeld, Jens (2020): Anleitung zur Selbstregulation. Eine Wissensgeschichte der Therapeutisierung im 20. Jahrhundert
  • Folke Brodersen: Georg, Eva (2020): Das therapeutisierte Selbst. Arbeiten am Selbst in Psychotherapie, Beratung und Coaching.

For further information on the current issue of the JfDS, please visit our publisher's website:

As an interdisciplinary forum for discourse studies, the Journal for Discourse has been publishing contributions on theory, methodology, methods, and empirical studies from social scientists, linguists, and researchers from other disciplines since 2013. It offers a forum for discussion that is open to all theoretical and empirical perspectives on discourse research.

The Journal for Discourse Studies is published two times a year and we hereby like to remind you that the JfDS is interested in your submissions!

You are welcome to submit your manuscripts at any time in German or English by sending them to Many different formats are possible, including but not limited to empirical or theoretical articles, essays, or discussions.

Our general guidelines for submissions can be found at

Please feel free to contact the editors if you have any questions.


Reiner Keller, Professor of Sociology at University of Augsburg (

Werner Schneider, Professor of Sociology and Social Studies at University of Augsburg (

Willy Viehöver, Senior Researcher at the Chair of Society and Technology at RWTH Aachen (

Wolf J. Schünemann, Assistant Professor of Political Science at University of Hildesheim (

Saša Bosančić (†), Senior Researcher at the Chair of Sociology at University of Augsburg

Editorial department ( Moritz Hillebrecht, Amira Malik