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Xiaowei Zhou, V., & Pilcher, N. (2019). Revisiting the ‘third space’ in language and intercultural studies. Language and Intercultural Communication, 19(1), 1-8. doi:10.1080/14708477.2018.1553363
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Kranert, M. (2013). Korrigieren, Prüfen und Testen im Fach Deutsch als Fremdsprache Ein kurzer Leitfaden. http://www.geisteswissenschaften.fu-berlin.de/we04/germanistik/studium/studiengaenge/master/master_daf/download/Michael-Kranert---Korrigieren_-Pruefen-und-Testen-im-Fach-Deutsch-als-Fremdsprache-1.pdf?1383813949
An Introduction into Examining and Testing for MA students of Teaching German as a Foreign Language.
Kranert, M. Text and Context in the Discourses of the Third Way in Germany and the United Kingdom A Comparative Study of the Language of ‘New Labour’ and ‘Die Neue Mitte’. (Thesis). University College London. Retrieved from http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/Output/402527
This thesis undertakes a comparison of the discursive strategies of New Labour and the German SPD at the turn of the twenty-first century, when both parties engaged in a disco...
Wilkinson, J. (2019, November). Rewriting 'Selves' and 'Others' in 'Postmigrant' Theatre. Paper presented at Translating Cultures, Cultures in Translation (19th Annual Conference of the International Association for Languages and Intercultural Communication), Universitat de València, Spain
The last decade has witnessed a proliferation of German-language plays engaging with stories of migration. After a relatively slow ‘trickle’ of plays narrating the experiences...
Kranert, M. (2017, March). Mapping political cultures, or genre as central category of comparative political discourse analysis. The case of Third Way discourses in Germany and the UK at the turn of the 21st century. Presented at Research Group Meeting - Language, Ideology and Power (Lancaster University), Lancaster University, Lancaster, UK
Stanley, P. (in press). Unlikely hikers? Activism, Instagram, and the queer mobilities of fat hikers, women hiking alone, and hikers of colour. Mobilities, https://doi.org/10.1080/17450101.2019.1696038
This paper investigates a nascent, primarily online community of so-called 'unlikely hikers', united in the premise that hiking is good for everyone's mental and physical heal...
Wilkinson, J. (2019). Dialogicity, monologicity and the crisis of hospitality in Elfriede Jelinek's Die Schutzbefohlenen. Austrian Studies, 26, 91-105
This article argues that the combination of dialogicity, monologicity and polyphony in Jelinek’s play Die Schutzbefohlenen [Charges] serves to present Austria and the EU’s so-...
Tseng, P., & Pilcher, N. (2019). Evaluating the key factors of green port policies in Taiwan through quantitative and qualitative approaches. Transport Policy, 82, 127-137. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tranpol.2018.12.014
This paper presents a holistic picture of the factors that affect green port policies through the use of both quantitative and qualitative approaches. Quantitatively, fuzzy an...
Victoria, M. (2019). The Use of Humour in the Off-task Spaces of the Language Classroom. ELT Journal, 73(2), 186-196. https://doi.org/10.1093/elt/ccy054
The focal point of most investigations into classroom discourse tends to be on the institutionally sanctioned and legitimized on-task exchanges between teachers and students w...
M. Kranert, & G. Horan (Eds.), (2018). Doing Politics: Discursivity, performativity and mediation in political discourse. https://doi.org/10.1075/dapsac.80
This edited volume explores the discursive, performative and mediated dimensions of contemporary political discourse. The strengths of the volume are manifold: it contains cut...
Kranert, M. (2018). Political myth as a legitimation strategy: The case of the golden age myth in the discourses of the Third Way. Journal of Language and Politics, 17(6), 882-906. https://doi.org/10.1075/jlp.17059.kra
Golden age myths as an answer to political crises are a recurrent phenomenon. This article demonstrates how the idea of a past golden age as the answer to a crisis of society ...
Cortazzi, M., Pilcher, N., & Jin, L. (2018). Music Generated Narratives: Elaborating the Da Capo Interview Technique. Qualitative Report, 23(10),
Qualitative researchers draw on multiple, creative ways to elicit participant narratives. Our previous use of playing researcher-selected music to participants to elicit narra...
Forster, A. M., Thomson, D., Richards, K., Pilcher, N., & Vettese, S. (in press). Western and Eastern Building Conservation Philosophies: Perspectives on Permanence and Impermanence. International Journal of Architectural Heritage, (1-16). ISSN 1558-3058
In this conceptual paper, we illuminate Western building conservation philosophy practice with insights into Eastern conservation philosophy and associated aesthetic understan...
Victoria, M. (2018). The verbal and the visual in language learning and teaching: insights from the ‘Selfie Project’. Language Learning Journal, 1-12. https://doi.org/10.1080/09571736.2018.1484797
That ‘a picture can stimulate a thousand words’ aptly summarizes the role of the visual in the field of language learning and teaching. The power of the image to generate lang...
Kranert, M. (2018). Populistische Elemente in den Wahlprogrammen von AfD und UKIP. Aptum: Journal of Language Criticism and Language Culture, 14(1), 61-77
Seit dem Erstarken neuer rechter Parteien in Europa und der Wahl Donald Trumps zum 45. Präsidenten der Vereinigten Staaten dominiert Populismus als politischer Kampfbegriff de...
Edinburgh Napier University, Craiglockhart Campus
20 June 2018 - 21 June 2018