© Eveline Beerkircher
- Institutions and discourse
- Multilingualism and ideologies
- Language and power
Research projects (direction)
09.2020 - 08.2025As the question of the teaching-learning of French in vocational schools in Switzerland is under debate once again, it is essential to study and understand the place and role of French as a school discipline, a working tool and a subject...
01.2018 - 12.2019The aim of this research project is to highlight the emergence and development of the Esperantist discourse and movement in Switzerland, in connection with its characteristic sociopolitical and discursive conditions: neutrality and multilingualism....
Discursive genealogy, language ideologies and (post) national constructions at the Council of Europe
10.2012 - 10.2016This thesis traces a discursive genealogy of the language debates at the Council of Europe. Through a sociolinguistic and discursive approach to international institutions, different institutional texts produced between 1949 and 2008 are...
Research projects (collaboration)
01.2020 - 12.2024The project offers a space for methodological reflections about critical ethnographic sociolinguistic research based on researchers’ experiences. On a dedicated website, the team makes available a collection of personal tales about specific...