Jan Svennevig

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Visiting address Henrik Wergelands hus Niels Henrik Abels vei 36 0313 Oslo
Postal address Postboks 1102 Blindern 0317 OSLO

Member of the research center MultiLing - Multilingualism in Society across the Lifespan.

Academic positions

  • 2008-pres. Professor of Linguistics at the Department of Linguistics and Scandinavian Studies, University of Oslo
  • 2003-2007 Professor of Communication at the Norwegian School of Management, BI
  • 1998-2003 Professor Linguistics at the Department of Scandinavian and Media Studies, Agder University College
  • 1997-1997 Associate professor at the School of Journalism, Oslo University College
  • 1993-1997 Research fellow at the Department of Linguistics and Scandinavian Studies, University of Oslo
  • 1990-1991 Norwegian lecturer at Université Lumière, Lyon 2, France
  • 1989-1989 Norwegian lecturer at Tampere University, Finland

Education

  • Doctor artium (PhD) in Linguistics at the University of Oslo, 1997 (Dissertation: Getting acquainted in conversation. A study of initial interactions, awarded His Majesty King Harald’s gold medal)
  • Candidatus philologiæ (MA) at the University of Oslo, 1989 (Scandinavian Studies, French, Russian)

Research topics

  • Mutual understanding in multilingual interaction (repair, preemptive practices)
  • Interaction in meetings
  • Norwegian discourse markers

Editorial work

Member of the editorial board of:

Edited volumes:

Tags: Multilingualism
Published Dec. 14, 2010 3:17 PM - Last modified Aug. 27, 2021 8:36 PM