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Open DiscourseNet Seminar, London - monthly online seminar in Discourse Studies

We invite you to join us for our monthly English-language seminars from London, a collaboration of the School of Languages and Applied Linguistics at the Open University, UK and DiscourseNet. 

Are upcoming talks (1pm-2pm, London time) are on:

26th January 2024, Andreas Musolff (University of East Anglia): How did Reichsbürger integrate COVID-19 conspiracy theories into their own conspiracy ideology?

“Hate speech online: Reflections, Methods and Goals of the Decoding Antisemitism Project”

We are excited to invite you to our next seminar of the Open DiscourseNet Seminar London, which will take place on Friday, 24 February 2023, 1-2pm (London time). We will hear Matthias Becker (Center for Research on Antisemitism at the Technical University Berlin) “Hate speech online: Reflections, Methods and Goals of the Decoding Antisemitism Project”.

A Zoom link will be sent out on the night before. 


Race, religion and royalty (3R) are relatively entrenched in Southeast Asia, often constituting the basis of legitimacy to governance. 3R legitimizes the dominance of particular groups in Southeast Asian countries and normalizes ethno-religious collective identities. Despite Western-based political systems, the region continues to present the preference for selected groups in socio-cultural milieus. It has not helped cohesion for its socio-demographic cleavages, namely ethnic, linguistic, regional or religious.

How to embark on a PhD in Discourse Studies? A webinar with tips from DiscourseNet

Are you thinking of doing a PhD in a field related to Discourse Studies? If you want to turn your interest in discourse into a professional academic career but do not yet know what to expect, how to write a project proposal or who to contact, this webinar is a good place to start. Members of DiscourseNet will share their experience and give you a first orientation about how to get your project going. If you haven't started a PhD yet, you may join and ask any questions you might have.