Multilingualism, Facebook and the Iranian diaspora

Elmianvari, A., 2019, [Groningen]: University of Groningen. 280 p.

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The project investigates aspects of multilingualism on Facebook, in particular code selection/code switching by language users of Iranian descent in a Belgium. The focus is three-fold: (i) the distributional salience of the various languages used, (ii) their functional role in the interactional architecture of social media, (iii) the connections with the construction of a diasporic space characterized by fragmented/dislocated identities.
Original languageEnglish
QualificationDoctor of Philosophy
Awarding Institution
  • Slembrouck, S., Supervisor, External person
  • Bot, de, Cornelis, Supervisor
  • Baynham, M., Assessment committee, External person
  • Jacobs, G., Assessment committee, External person
  • Koole, Tom, Assessment committee
  • Mahootian, S., Assessment committee, External person
Award date11-Jul-2019
Place of Publication[Groningen]
Print ISBNs978-94-034-1771-4
Electronic ISBNs978-94-034-1770-7
Publication statusPublished - 2019

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