Public Lecture - GET INVOLVED!: Language and Political Engagement in a New Media Ecology

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On 6 December 2012, Professor Nuria Lorenzo-Dus will deliver an inaugural public lecture, introduced by Swansea University Vice-Chancellor Professor Richard B Davies, on the role of language in political involvement.

The pitifully low turnout in the recent police commissioner elections is indicative of low levels of contemporary popular political engagement. Governments and media are having to work ever harder and more innovatively to connect with citizens across a growing range of platforms.  Language is a key element of these efforts.  This lecture explores the relationship between language and political involvement in three contexts.

The lecture, starting at 6pm, will be held in the University's Wallace Lecture Theatre, Wallace Building.  Read more >>>