Language and Security – A Philological Point of View

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In the fields of marketing and public relations the value of getting your texts, slogans and advertising messages right is well known. Yet, in the scientific field of international relations the power of words is still underestimated, despite some scholars working on and with political discourse analysis. The last months showed an increased interest in the role of language in political processes. During the Austrian presidential elections the use of NLP by Norbert Hofer was discussed, and the EU enlarged its task force to counter Russian disinformation.

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Hanna Grininger

Hanna Grininger

Hanna is a graduate student of Interdisciplinary Eastern European Studies and Romance Philology at the University of Vienna. She constantly links both of her study fields, focussing on discourse analysis. Hanna is a language geek and interested in International Relations, security policy and conflict studies.

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