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English Research Seminar 06.12.2022

06.12.2022 Andreas H. Jucker, University of Zurich 18:00 , D2.2.228 Titel: "Third-wave im/politeness theory: Swearwords and the company they keep"

Research Talk 05.12.2022

"Readability as a mediatization strategy in media relations" - Dr. Claudia Thoms (University of Hohenheim, Germany) - Time & place: 2022-December-05; 18.00-19.30; D2.2.228.

Lectures in Language, Culture and Communication 01.12.2022

01.12.2022 Jesper Falkheimer and Mats Heide 18:00 – 19:30 D2.2.228 Seminarraum Titel: "The research front of strategic communication"

Lectures in Language, Culture and Communication 01.12.2022

01.12.2022 Fabrizio Macagno (Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Portugal) 16:15 – 17:45 D2.2.228 Seminarraum Titel: "Preventing disagreements. The argumentative structure of common ground manipulation"

Day of the Ukrainian Language

Ukrainian students, professors and guests

On November 9, Ukrainian students, professors and guests celebrated the Day of the Ukrainian Language organized by Tetyana Symonenko and Nataliya Molodcha (Department of Foreign Language Business Communication) and the coordinator of the exchange program for Ukrainian students at WU, Volodymiyr Galeta. The famous Ukrainian actor, blogger and popularizer of the Ukrainian language, Andriy Shymanovsky, taught the students how to pronounce certain words in an interactive way and everyone had a lot of fun. The First Secretary of the Embassy of Ukraine in the Republic of Austria Ulyana Zadvorniak attended the event as well as Ukrainian singers and actresses who performed typical Ukrainian pieces of art.

New Master's program "Business Communication"

Students on WU Campus Master Bizcomm

In the new Master’s Program in Business Communication (BizComm), students learn how to plan, design, and manage communications and how to use strategic communication to achieve business goals. The program is based on three main pillars: Business Communication and Language, Intercultural Business Communication, and Strategic Communication Management. Students will explore these areas in depth and in hands-on research projects. They will be equipped with the methodological skills they need to take on leading positions in strategic communication after graduation.