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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 2014 2018

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
discourse analysis

Radge politics: satire and Scottish identity

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

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Open Access
national identity
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Jugend als politischer akteur nach dem "Arabischen Frühling": der fall Tunesien

Silveira, C. 2014 In : Berliner Debatte Initial. 25, 4, p. 18-24 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Activities 2015 2017

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

Scottish Journal of Performance (Journal)

Silveira, C. (Editor)
Sep 2017

Activity: Editorial activity

Scottish Graduate School of Arts and Humanities Summer School 2017

Silveira, C. (Participant)
19 Jun 201721 Jun 2017

Activity: Participation in workshop, seminar, course

Comedy, Gender, and Offence

Silveira, C. (Participant)
8 Mar 2017

Activity: Participation in conference

The Value of Comedy

Silveira, C. (Participant)
11 Aug 2017

Activity: Participation in conference

National Cultures of Television Comedy

Silveira, C. (Participant)
16 Nov 201717 Nov 2017

Activity: Participation in conference