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Public health messaging by political leaders: a corpus linguistic analysis of COVID-19 speeches delivered by Boris Johnson (2021)
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McClaughlin, E., Nichele, E., Adolphs, S., Barnard, P., Clos, J., Knight, D., …Lang, A. (2021). Public health messaging by political leaders: a corpus linguistic analysis of COVID-19 speeches delivered by Boris Johnson. Nottingham: UKRI/AHRC

This study analyses the language of speeches about COVID-19 delivered by Boris Johnson, the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom between 3rd March 2020 and 5th April 2021. We use transcribed speeches to construct a digitised body of texts called a... Read More about Public health messaging by political leaders: a corpus linguistic analysis of COVID-19 speeches delivered by Boris Johnson.

Les idéologies linguistiques : langues et dialectes dans les médias traditionnels et nouveaux (2021)
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Pano Alaman, A., Ruggiano, F., & Walsh, O. (Eds.). (2021). Les idéologies linguistiques : langues et dialectes dans les médias traditionnels et nouveaux. Peter Lang International Academic Publishers. https://doi.org/10.3726/b18121

Les opinions que les locuteurs ordinaires, et pas seulement les linguistes de profession, portent sur les langues (c’est-à-dire les idéologies linguistiques) influencent les langues elles-mêmes, les transforment au fil du temps, et contribuent à la c... Read More about Les idéologies linguistiques : langues et dialectes dans les médias traditionnels et nouveaux.

Historical Acoustemology: Past, Present, and Future (2021)
Journal Article
Mansell, J. (2021). Historical Acoustemology: Past, Present, and Future. Music Research Annual, 2, 1-19

This article surveys the field and methodology of historical acoustemology, an interdisciplinary area of study dedicated to understanding past sounds, hearers, and listeners in their historical contexts. The article charts the field’s emergence in th... Read More about Historical Acoustemology: Past, Present, and Future.

Legal custom & Lex Castrensis?: using law and literature to navigate the North-Sea neighbourhood in the late Viking Age (2021)
Book Chapter
Ruiter, K. (2021). Legal custom & Lex Castrensis?: using law and literature to navigate the North-Sea neighbourhood in the late Viking Age. In D. H. Steinforth, & C. C. Rozier (Eds.), Britain and its neighbours: cultural contacts and exchanges in Medieval and early modern Europe. London: Routledge

In his Lex Castrensis, the thirteenth-century Danish writer Sven Aggesen tells the story of the creation of a law that he attributes to Knútr inn ríki (Cnut the Great) as a means of governing his substantial military following of retainers, known as... Read More about Legal custom & Lex Castrensis?: using law and literature to navigate the North-Sea neighbourhood in the late Viking Age.

Discourse Analysis of Print Media (2021)
Book Chapter
WALSH, O. (in press). Discourse Analysis of Print Media. In Research Methods in Language Attitudes. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press

This chapter examines how discourse analysis as applied to print media can be used to examine language attitudes. It outlines the main strengths and limitations of this method. One of the most important strengths lies in the fact that the printed pre... Read More about Discourse Analysis of Print Media.

The French language: monocentric or pluricentric? Standard language ideology and attitudes towards the French language in twentieth-century language columns in Quebec (2020)
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Walsh, O. (2020). The French language: monocentric or pluricentric? Standard language ideology and attitudes towards the French language in twentieth-century language columns in Quebec. Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development, https://doi.org/10.1080/01434632.2020.1839085

Quebec has a tradition of language columns, articles discussing questions related to the French language produced by a single author and published regularly in the periodical press (Remysen 2005, 270-71). This study examines the content and discourse... Read More about The French language: monocentric or pluricentric? Standard language ideology and attitudes towards the French language in twentieth-century language columns in Quebec.

Les métaphores dans les chroniques de langage en France et en Suisse (2020)
Book Chapter
Walsh, O., & Cotelli Kureth, S. (in press). Les métaphores dans les chroniques de langage en France et en Suisse. In Les idéologies linguistiques: débats, purismes et stratégies discursives (469-492). Berlin: Peter Lang International Academic Publishers

Cet article est le premier à proposer une étude contrastive de deux traditions de chroniques de langage en francophonie. Nous analysons les types métaphoriques et les différents usages des métaphores dans les chroniques françaises et suisses romandes... Read More about Les métaphores dans les chroniques de langage en France et en Suisse.

Rural life, Roman ways?: Examination of late Iron Age to late Romano-British burial practice and mobility at Dog Hole Cave, Cumbria (2020)
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O'Regan, H., Bland, K., Evans, J., Holmes, M., McLeod, K., Philpott, R., …Wilkinson, D. M. (2020). Rural life, Roman ways?: Examination of late Iron Age to late Romano-British burial practice and mobility at Dog Hole Cave, Cumbria. Britannia, 51, 83-116. https://doi.org/10.1017/S0068113X20000136

The scarcity of Romano-British human remains from northwest England has hindered understanding of burial practice in this region. Here, we report on the excavation of human and non-human animal remains and material culture from Dog Hole cave, Haverbr... Read More about Rural life, Roman ways?: Examination of late Iron Age to late Romano-British burial practice and mobility at Dog Hole Cave, Cumbria.

Professional Communication: Consultancy, Advocacy, Activism (2020)
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Mullany, L. (2020). L. Mullany (Ed.). Professional Communication: Consultancy, Advocacy, Activism. London: Palgrave Macmillan

This edited book presents contemporary empirical research investigating the use of language in professional settings, drawing on the contributions of a set of internationally-renowned authors. The book takes a critical approach to understanding profe... Read More about Professional Communication: Consultancy, Advocacy, Activism.

Peasant Perspectives on the Medieval Landscape: A study of three communities (2020)
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Kilby, S. (2020). Peasant Perspectives on the Medieval Landscape: A study of three communities. University of Hertfordshire Press

This compelling new study forms part of a new wave of scholarship on the medieval rural environment in which the focus moves beyond purely socio-economic concerns to incorporate the lived experience of peasants. For too long, the principal intellectu... Read More about Peasant Perspectives on the Medieval Landscape: A study of three communities.

Linking Law: Viking and Medieval Scandinavian Law in Literature and History (2020)
Journal Article
Ruiter, K. (2020). Linking Law: Viking and Medieval Scandinavian Law in Literature and History. The Historian, 8-12

This short magazine article highlights ongoing interdisciplinary scholarship which has cast light on the surprisingly sophisticated world of Viking-Age and Medieval Scandinavian law and its wide-ranging influence in these societies.

Soft Power Determinants in the World and Implications for China: A Quantitative Test of Joseph Nye's Theory on Three Soft Power Resources and of the Positive Peace Agreement (2019)
Journal Article
Lai, H. (2019). Soft Power Determinants in the World and Implications for China: A Quantitative Test of Joseph Nye's Theory on Three Soft Power Resources and of the Positive Peace Agreement. Copenhagen Journal of Asian Studies, 37(1), 8-35. https://doi.org/10.22439/cjas.v37i1.5904

Statistical tests are conducted on two explanations of soft power. One is Joseph Nye's argument that political values, foreign policy, and cultural appeals shape soft power, and the other is the positive peace argument which suggests the significant... Read More about Soft Power Determinants in the World and Implications for China: A Quantitative Test of Joseph Nye's Theory on Three Soft Power Resources and of the Positive Peace Agreement.

From Micro- to Macro-processes of Religious Change (2019)
Journal Article
Lutton, R. (2019). From Micro- to Macro-processes of Religious Change. Church History and Religious Culture, 99(3-4), 412-439. https://doi.org/10.1163/18712428-09903006

The article discusses the Europe-wide late medieval phenomenon of the cult of the Holy Name, using it as a case study to discuss the relationship of micro-and macro-historical transformations by scrutinizing the enormous success of a religious innova... Read More about From Micro- to Macro-processes of Religious Change.

Enchanted Modernities: Theosophy, the Arts and the American West (2019)
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MANSELL, J., SCHEER, C., & TURNER, S. (2019). Enchanted Modernities: Theosophy, the Arts and the American West. Lopen: Fulgur

"It is in America that the transformation will take place, and has already silently commenced" – MADAME BLAVATSKY With these words, written in The Secret Doctrine in 1888, Helena Blavatsky drew a direct connection to the dynamic energy of nineteen... Read More about Enchanted Modernities: Theosophy, the Arts and the American West.

Social representations of marketing work: advertising workers and social media (2019)
Journal Article
Cluley, R., & Green, W. (2019). Social representations of marketing work: advertising workers and social media. European Journal of Marketing, 53(5), 830-847. https://doi.org/10.1108/EJM-12-2016-0682

© 2019, Robert Cluley and William Green. Purpose: Informed by social representation theory, the study aims to explore how marketing workers represent their activities on social media. Design/methodology/approach: A naturalistic data set of 17,553 mes... Read More about Social representations of marketing work: advertising workers and social media.

Colour intensities: logics of race and resistance in Jamaica (2019)
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Wright, C. (2019). Colour intensities: logics of race and resistance in Jamaica. Philosophy Today, 62(4), 18-45

This article evaluates the gains but also the losses of the set-theoretical ontology Badiou develops in Being and Event, in order to stress the importance of the shift to a concern with appearance and difference in Logics of Worlds. It is argued that... Read More about Colour intensities: logics of race and resistance in Jamaica.

Lousy revolutionaries: fiction, feminism, and failure in Ilene Segalove's The Riot Tapes (1984) (2019)
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Bradnock, L. (2019). Lousy revolutionaries: fiction, feminism, and failure in Ilene Segalove's The Riot Tapes (1984). Oxford Art Journal, 42(1), 69-89. https://doi.org/10.1093/oxartj/kcy031

In 1970, Ilene Segalove was a student at the University of California, Santa Barbara, during a period of violent protests against the American Vietnam War. In 1984, as Ronald Reagan was elected to his second term as US President, Segalove made a vide... Read More about Lousy revolutionaries: fiction, feminism, and failure in Ilene Segalove's The Riot Tapes (1984).

Changing play – writing, researching and learning in an early years arts project (2019)
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Franks, A., & Thomson, P. (2019). Changing play – writing, researching and learning in an early years arts project. Ethnography and Education, https://doi.org/10.1080/17457823.2019.1579659

'Changing Play' is an ongoing project initiated by education curators from the Serpentine, a prestigious London art gallery, working with the Portman children's centre nursery. Viewed by curators as a collaboration between artist, children's centre s... Read More about Changing play – writing, researching and learning in an early years arts project.