Russian Corporate Communication: Discourse Analytical Aspects

The project team (Photo credit: A. Hechtl)

The goal of the project is an empirical study on Russian business communication from a discourse-analytical perspective, based exclusively on empirical data from real-life situations (field research, recordings of verbal interactions, corporate documents and media).The project is being realized in close cooperation with linguists from Saratov State University and Yuri Gagarin State Technical University of Saratov. Austrian experts included applied linguists and researchers from the cultural, social, and economic sciences.

Funded by the Austrian Science Fund (FWF) and the Russian Foundation for Basic Research (RFBR)
Duration: October 2011 - March 2015
Project heads: Renate Rathmayr (WU Vienna), Tatiana Milekhina (Saratov State University)