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)
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...
Associate Professor in Intercultural Business Communication
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
Tseng, P., & Pilcher, N. (2019). Evaluating the key factors of green port policies in Taiwan through quantitative and qualitative approaches. Transport Policy, doi: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,
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...
Kranert, M. (in press). 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, doi: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). doi:10.1080/09571736.2018.1484797. ISSN 0957-1736
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). ISSN 1614-905X
P. Stanley, & G. Vass (Eds.), (2018). Questions of culture in autoethnography
Autoethnography allows researchers to make sense of the ‘ethno’ – the cultural – by studying their own experiences – the ‘auto’. It links the self to the cultural, allowing fo...
Zhou, V., & Pilcher, N. (2018). ‘Intercultural competence’ as an intersubjective process: a reply to ‘essentialism’. Language and Intercultural Communication, 18(1), (125-143). doi:10.1080/14708477.2017.1400510. ISSN 1470-8477
In this paper, we problematise a competence-oriented reflective approach to intercultural education by drawing on four students’ reflective essays about their experiential lea...
M. Kranert, & G. Horan (Eds.), (in press). Doing Politics: Discursivity, performativity and mediation in political discourse
Bremner, N., & Bahmad, J. (2017). Introduction. French Cultural Studies, 28(3), (241-247). doi:10.1177/0957155817714118. ISSN 0957-1558
Although the act of labelling cultural practices or products as trash is often framed as a casual dismissal based on self-evident assumptions, it can in fact be viewed as a me...
Edinburgh Napier University, Craiglockhart Campus
20 June 2018 - 21 June 2018