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Carolina Silveira is a PhD researcher working on the topic of Scottish identity and comedy. Her research seeks to identify the ways in which ideas about Scottishness are constrcuted and reproduced through stand-up comedy.

Desired research direction

Discourse Analysis, identity, nationalism, politics and international relations

Area of academic expertise - outline

Discourse Analysis, Multimodality, Constructivist Theory, Qualitative Methodology

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Research Output

Analysing discourse in sports entertainment through multiple modalities

Quinn, J. & Silveira, C., 2 Apr 2018, In : The Popular Culture Studies Journal. 6, 1, p. 189-203 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
  • Radge politics: satire and Scottish identity

    Silveira, C., Leith, M., Quinn, J. & Flynn, R., 10 Apr 2017.

    Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

    Open Access
  • 15 Downloads (Pure)

    On the brink of Brexit: Scotland’s future in Europe

    Silveira, C., 27 Dec 2016, The New Federalist.

    Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle

    Open Access
  • Open Access
  • 24 Downloads (Pure)

    Youth as political actors after the "Arab Spring": the case of Tunisia

    Silveira, C., 25 Mar 2015, Youth, Revolt, Recognition: The Young Generation during and after the "Arab Spring". Isabel, S. (ed.). Berlin: Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, p. 17-26 10 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

    Open Access


    • 10 Participation in workshop, seminar, course
    • 5 Participation in conference
    • 1 Editorial activity
    • 1 Oral presentation

    Scottish Journal of Performance (Journal)

    Carolina Silveira (Editor)

    Sep 2017

    Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial workEditorial activity

    The Value of Comedy

    Carolina Silveira (Participant)

    11 Aug 2017

    Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

    Radge Politics: Satire and Scottish Identity

    Carolina Silveira (Speaker)

    11 Apr 2017

    Activity: Talk or presentationOral presentation

    Scottish Graduate School of Social Science Summer School 2017

    Carolina Silveira (Participant)

    6 Jun 20178 Jun 2017

    Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in workshop, seminar, course

    Scottish Graduate School of Arts and Humanities Summer School 2017

    Carolina Silveira (Participant)

    19 Jun 201721 Jun 2017

    Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in workshop, seminar, course