Laboratory for Language and Politics

The Laboratory for Language and Politics studies the use of language and all forms of verbal and non-verbal communication in politics.

Field of research

The research undertaken in the Laboratory focuses on three axes:

  • The use of language and all forms of verbal and non-verbal communication in politics
  • Language policies which may include education policies, policies on minority languages, language homogenisation, development of special jargons etc
  • The diachronic study of European and non-European languages as “vehicles” of culture

Anticipated objectives

The Laboratory shall pursue the following objectives:

  • Primary and secondary research
  • Publications
  • Organization of conferences, scientific workshops, lectures, guest speeches, seminars
  • Participation in research projects
  • Collaboration with other scientific centres, institutes, university departments in Greece and abroad which have similar research interests
  • Presentation of research findings in public and private sector bodies both nationally and internationally
  • Undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral research carried out by the students of the Department

Learn more about the MA "Politics, Language and Intercultural Communication".

Steering Committee

The Laboratory is managed by a five-member Steering Committee. The Steering Committee is assisted by the Scientific Committee, composed of renowned academics and researchers in Greece and abroad who have similar research interests.



Laboratory for Language and Politics
DFLTI – Ionian University
Chr. Tsirigotis Square
Asclepius Building (1st floor)
49132 Corfu

Official website

For more information, visit the official website of the Laboratory:

Official website

Updated: 21-05-2021



Chr. Tsirigoti Sq.
Galenus Building (1st Floor)
GR-49132 Corfu
Tel.: +30 26610 87224

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