LSS Research Seminar 2019-20

Institute for Forensic Linguistics Seminar Series 2019 - 2020
Centre for Critical Inquiry into Society and Culture Seminar Series 2019 - 2020
Aston Centre for Europe Seminar Series 2019 - 2020

LSS School Seminar Series 2019/2020

Teaching Period 1

MB554 4-6pm (unless otherwise stated)

13th November 2019
Lucian Leustean (PIR), Gaja Maestri (SaP), Jelena Obradovic-Wochnik (PIR), Gayatri Patel (Law School), Georgios Trantas (PIR) (4.30-6pm).
Migration, minorities and religion.

21st November 2019
Anders Björkvall (Örebro University)                          
A Practice of Stating the Obvious? Main results from a research on ‘platform values’ at Swedish public authorities’. Download the abstract.
Mats Deutschmann (Örebro University)
‘I don’t stereotype, do I?’ Results from a project Raising Awareness Through Virtual Experiencing'. Download the abstract.

28th November 2019

David Wright, Nottingham Trent University - (4-6pm NW104B)
The Use of Corpora in Many Types of Forensic Linguistic Analysis is Becoming Increasingly Commonplace: A Decade on from Cotterill (2010)

4th December 2019                             
Stephen Fay (4.30-6pm)
'Dementia and therapeutic storytelling: a pilot project in Medellín, Colombia'

12th December 2019                      
Isobelle Clark, Lancaster University - (4-6pm NW104B)     
Inauthentic Identities: Comparing Trolling Tweets to General Tweets

Teaching Period 2

MB108 4-6pm (unless otherwise stated) 

CANCELLED - 5th February 2020
Parvenn Akthar, (PIR) Tom Mills (Sociology), David Parker (PIR), Samia Yasmin (Sociology) Workshop: (Counter) Radicalisation

19th February 2020                              
Anton Popov and colleagues 

CANCELLED 18th March 2020 (4.30 – 6pm)
Dr. Valeria Vanesio. Hill Museum and Manuscript Library in Collegeville, MN, USA.
Endangered Manuscripts and the Digital Humanities: and the Ethics of Modern Online Manuscript Research 

6th May 2020
Dr Veronika Koller
The discourses of BREXIT

2nd April 2020    
David Wright, Nottingham Trent University - (4-6pm NW104B)
The Use of Corpora in Many Types of Forensic Linguistic Analysis is Becoming Increasingly Commonplace: A Decade on from Cotterill (2010)

29th April 2020
Erika Darics (Aston University) 
So What Has Language To Do With It? On the importance of language awareness and discourse in business and the professions

LSS School Seminar Series 2018/2019


Teaching Period 1

Room: MB146
Time: 4.30 to 5.30pm

Wednesday 10th October 2018
Professor Tendayi Bloom, Open University, UK
Noncitizenism and Global Migration Governance (Sociology) 

Wednesday 24th October 2018
Alison Ribeiro de Menezes (University of Warwick) & Verónica Díaz-Cerda (Aston University)
Memory and Justice Beyond Borders: A research seminar to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the detention of Chilean dictator Augusto Pinochet in London 

Wednesday 14th November 2018, 15:30-16:30pm
Judi Atkins, Katie Tonkiss, Su Jones & Dany Fitzpatrick, Aston University (PIR)                     
Workshop: Citizenship and Belonging After Brexit 

Thursday 22nd November 2018, 16:00pm, MB568
Maria Gonzâlez Davies, University Ramon Llull, Barcelona, Spain (LTS)
Translation in Language Learning. From Grammar-Translation to T.O.L.C. (Translation for other Learning Contexts)

Wednesday 5th December 2018, 16:30-6pm
Interdisciplinary Approaches to Online Sexual Crime: linguistics and law. 

Abhilash Nair (Aston Law, ABS) - Regulating Virtual 'Child Pornography'
Emily Chiang  (CFL, LSS & UoB) - "What do you like watching?": Performing the offender identity in online undercover child abuse investigations.
Tim Grant (CFL, LSS) – Admissible language evidence in online sex offence cases – investigative linguistics in law and practice

Link to abstract

Teaching Period 2

Room: MB146
Time: 4.30 to 5.30pm

Wednesday 30th January 2019, 3.00-4.30pm room MB155
Professor Ana Llinares (Universiy of Madri)
Investigating content and language integration in CLIL: students' expression of academic content and classroom participation

Wednesday 30th January 2019, 4.30-5.30pm room NW109
Holger Schulze (University of Copenhagen)
What are Sound Studies? A Journey into Historical, Anthropological and Political Aspects of Listening and Sounding

Wednesday 6th February 2019
Daniel Jenkin-Smith, Aston University
From the desks of Lamb and Ymbert: Literary portrayals of early nineteenth-century bureaucracy

Wednesday 13th February 2019, room MB564 
PD Dr. Christian Jäger (Humboldt University, Berlin)                       
Cut/Uncut: On the Relationship between German Popular Music and History (1978-188)

Wednesday 20th February 2019, 4-5pm
Elizabeth Schimpfossl, Tom Mills and Yaprak Gursoy, Aston University
Interdisciplinary Workshop: Elites in Turkey, Russia and the UK: Networks and Reproduction

Wednesday 27th February 2019
Dr. Daria Dayter (Visiting scholar), Department of English - University of Basel, Switzerland
The language of attraction: does it exist? Corpus-based discourse analysis of the speed seduction community online

Wednesday 6th March 2019, Room NW109 (CANCELLED)
Helena Farrand-Carrapico,Graeme Hayes, Karolina Augustova and Jelena Obradovic-Wochnik                       Interdisciplinary Workshop: The Refugee Crisis

Wednesday 13th March 2019, 3.00-4.00pm Room NW109                           
Joss Moorkens, Dublin City University and ADAPT Centre
Human Factors in Neural Machine Translation

Wednesday 20th March 2019
Professor Matt Smith 
More than the gap year: ‘local’ volunteers, donors and development

Wedneday 27th March 2019
Furzeen Ahmed & Ian Cushing
A cognitive linguistics approach towards understanding knowledge and linguistics in the classroom

Wednesday 3rd April 2019
Professor Tammy Proctor, Utah State University (LTS)
Internationalism and the Great War: The United States and Britain

Wednesday 1st May 2019
Nur Hooton, Aston University                                     
Discourses of Running