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In this paper, we study on the ways the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) communicates scientific knowledge on climate change to policymakers in the Summary for Policymakers of the Fifth Assessment Report (AR5); the most recent Assessment Report issued by the IPCC. We investigate implicit argumentation with a special focus on the way...
The analysis was based on a large-scale corpus of tweets in English in the Twitter discussion with the hashtag #jesuisCharlie. The analysis was conducted sequentially with mixed methods: language technology method, quantitative analysis of modality, and digital discourse analysis of the opinions expressed in the tweets. The data contained multiple...
Intelligent design is a pseudoscientific concept conceived in an attempt to bring religion-based teaching into the classroom. As such, it is involved in a constant struggle for dialogic space with the dominant scientific discourse of the theory of evolution. Here, we use a corpus linguistic approach to study how intelligent design discourse uses en...
This article explores the multilingual and multicultural aspects of community-building, networking and communication in the European Union’s (EU) political and administrative system. We investigated the networking and communicative preferences of EU civil servants and lobbyists using survey data and thematic interviews. Our aim was to gain a deeper...
This presentation explores the multilingual and multicultural aspects of community-building, networking and communication in the EU's political and administrative system with special attention to the effects of a multilingual and multicultural working environment on the actors’ identities. In order to track these aspects we investigated the network...
This paper offers a politolinguistic analysis of four ‘state of the nation’ speeches delivered by the Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán between 1999 and 2002. The analysis focuses on the ways in which Orbán’s self-representation, his discourse strategies and the tone of the speeches changed in response to changes in the ideological background o...
In this presentation I analyze linguistic constructions of collective identities in speeches delivered in English by state representatives speaking for Finland, the United Kingdom and Hungary. In the past there has been no attempt to produce such contrastive descriptions of actual European political