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From talk to text — Using the 'Conversation Analytic Role-play Method' to engage (potential) mediation clients in spoken and written communication
The Evolution of the Conversation Analytic Role
play Method The Conversation Analytic Role
play Method, or CARM, is an approach to communication training based on conversation analytic (CA) ...
Pre- and post-conflict perspectives of identity and culture in Uganda
This article is an extract of a comparative study on Identity, Culture and
in Refugee (Oruchinga Valley) and Returnee Communities (Gulu) in Uganda. The study is mainly qualitative in design, ...
Reading between the lines — Life through literature in a prison reading group
In Northern Ireland, the complexities of literary fiction are embraced for their capacity to unite. Every week, I read literature with female prisoners at a Belfast prison. We read aloud and discuss short ...
When is a terrorist a terrorist?
'The problem we had then was the terrorists,' began the former soldier. A veteran of the Second World War, victory over Hitler's Germany had brought him no rest. Instead, he had been sent to another
Where they stand — How Europe talks about the Israeli-Palestinian conflict
As a linguist, what interests me about political debate is not just what people say. I am also interested in how they say it and what they don't say. These features can reveal the positions from which ...
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