“Language Dynamics and Management of Diversity"

Universität Wien

Institut für Anglistik

Team Leader

Prof. Dr. Barbara Seidlhofer

Deputy Leader

Barbara Soukup

Tasks within the Project

• WP4 Transversal issues

Areas of Expertise

• Solid experience in conceptualisation of English as a lingua franca, compilation of a computer corpus and corpus-based description of English as a lingua franca as used in various settings and contexts; research into (inter alia) language spread, language variation and change, intercultural communication, language education and foreign language pedagogy.
• Experience in research administration and (national and international) project management, including scientific co-ordination, conference organisation and personnel management.