What we are up to

Seminar series 2021  





"Corpora and medical/clinical communication" 


(Fridays at 11 a.m. CET)

1 October 2021 

Elena Semino (Lancaster University): "Metaphors of Covid-19"         Join


29 October 2021 

Sylvia Jaworska (University of Reading): "To take or not to take: the worlds of antidepressant use"


12 November 2021 

Gavin Brookes (Lancaster University): "Obesity in the News; A Corpus-Based Critical Analysis"


3 December 2021 

Daniel Hunt (University of Nottingham): "Gangstalking: A linguistic analysis of online communication about a novel persecutory belief system


17 December 2021 


Discussing the role of language and communication medical practice on the territory 

Chair: Rafael Lozano Miralles (Professor of Spanish Literature, Department of Interpreting and Translation, University of Bologna, Forlì)

Guests: Elena Semino (Professor of Linguistics at Lancaster University and Director of the ESRC Centre for Corpus Approaches to Social Science), Antonio Francesco Maturo (Professor of Sociology at University of Bologna and Coordinator of PhD Programme of Sociology and Social Research), Sylvia Jaworska (Associate Professor of Applied Linguistics at University of Reading), Marco Domenicali (Associate Professor of Medical and Surgical Sciences at University of Bologna, Ravenna), Gavin Brookes (Senior Research Associate at ESRC Centre for Corpus Approaches to Social Science, Lancaster University), Alessio Avenanti (Professor of Psychobiology and Physiological Psychology at University of Bologna and Director of the Non-invasive brain stimulation research group, Department of Psychology "Renzo Canestrari", Cesena)