Hanna Lappalainen | Therese Leinonen | Camilla LindholmAli Reza Majlesi | Leigh Oakes | Elisabeth Reber | Susanne Nylund Skog | Eveliina Tolvanen | Lena Wenner | Jenny Öqvist

Hanna Lappalainen. Photo: Arto Lappalainen
Hanna Lappalainen. Photo: Arto Lappalainen

Hanna Lappalainen

Hanna Lappalainen is a university lecturer of Finnish at the University of Helsinki. Her current research topics are address practices, variation and its functions in interaction as well as real time change in idiolects.

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Therese Leinonen
Therese Leinonen. Photo: Private

Therese Leinonen

Therese Leinonen is a researcher affiliated to University of Turku. Her main research areas are socio-phonetics, dialectometry, variationist sociolinguistics, corpus linguistics, language attitudes and language ideologies.

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Camilla Lindholm. Photo: Mirkku Merimaa
Camilla Lindholm. Photo: Mirkku Merimaa

Camilla Lindholm

Camilla Lindholm is an acting professor in Scandinavian languages at the University of Helsinki. Her main research areas are interaction in institutional settings, asymmetric interaction involving participants with communication impairment, and structures in spoken Swedish.

Camilla Lindholm takes an interest in applying her research findings and creating a dialogue with society.

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Ali Reza Majlesi
Ali Reza Majlesi

Ali Reza Majlesi

Ali Reza Majlesi is a researcher and a lecturer at Stockholm University, at the Department of Education. His research draws on ethnomethodology and conversation analysis with social practice as an analytic object. His interests lie in language use, multimodality, and embodied practices. He broadly works on interaction with people with various communicative and cognitive abilities. 

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Leigh Oakes
Leigh Oakes. Photo: Private

Leigh Oakes

Leigh Oakes is reader in French and Linguistics at Queen Mary University of London. His research focuses broadly on language policy and planning, language and identity, and language attitudes and ideologies, especially in Quebec, France and Sweden. He is particularly interested in the notion of pluricentric linguistic justice, which extends the recent literature on language ethics to the specific context of pluricentric languages.

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Elisabeth Reber
Elisabeth Reber

Elisabeth Reber

Elisabeth Reber is a lecturer and researcher in English linguistics at the University of Würzburg. She has worked broadly on prosody and grammar across interactional settings. Her main research topics are affect-laden minimal responses in telephone conversations, evidential practices and linguistic change in parliamentary interaction, and embodied activities.

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Susanne Nylund Skog. Foto: Johan Skog
Susanne Nylund Skog. Photo: Johan Skog

Susanne Nylund Skog

Susanne Nylund Skog is reader in ethnology at Uppsala University and in comparative folklore at Åbo Academy. She works as a researcher at the Department of Dialectology and Folklore Research in Uppsala. Nylund Skog’s main research areas are everyday and autobiographical narratives, which she has explored through the perspective of gender theory and narrative analysis in several of her projects.​

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Eveliina Tolvanen. Foto: Mari Ratia
Eveliina Tolvanen. Photo: Mari Ratia

Eveliina Tolvanen

Eveliina Tolvanen works as a post doctoral researcher at the School of Languages and Translation Studies at the University of Turku. Her main research interests include text research and institutional communication in Swedish and Finnish. Currently she is investigating service encounters in Swedish and Finnish from a Systemic-Functional perspective based on data collected in IVIP.

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Lena Wenner
Lena Wenner. Photo: Bengt Edqvist

Lena Wenner

Lena Wenner is a researcher at the Institute for Language and Folklore in Gothenburg. Her main research areas are dialectology and sociophonetics. Currently she is studying sound changes in Swedish dialects.

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Jenny Öqvist. Photo: Private
Jenny Öqvist. Photo: Private

Jenny Öqvist

Jenny Öqvist is a researcher at the Institute for Language and Folklore in Uppsala. Her main research areas are variationist sociolinguistics, language ideologies, and interactional linguistics.

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