Johannes Woschitz

Issued: Mon, 25 Sep 2017 15:58:00 BST

University of Edinburgh

An Ontology of Sociolinguistics in the 21st Century

Academic History:

09/2016 - present: PhD in Linguistics and English Language, University of Edinburgh

09/2014 - 09/2015: MA in Applied Linguistics (Research Methodology), University of Southampton

03/2014 - 06/2014: Semester abroad at the master-programme MOTION (multilingualism and Education), University of Hamburg

10/2010 - 03/2014 - BA in Linguistics, University of Vienna


Professor John Joseph

Dr Josef Fruehwald

Research Interests:

  • Sociolinguistics
  • Variationism
  • Indexicality
  • Semiotics
  • Linguistic Anthropology
  • Philosophy of Science
  • Scientific Realism

Previous Research Projects:

Turkish in Austria. An Assessment of Language Attitudes Towards a Minority Language (MA Dissertation)

"We are still a noble district". On the language-ideaological construction of the foreign, its institutional manifestation and its consequences for Austria. (Undergraduate Dissertation)


Arts & Humanities Research Council Scholarship

Merit scholarship (Study Promotion Act of the University of Vienna) for extraordinary marks in the last study year

Contact Details:

Address: Dugald Stewart Building, 3 Charles Street, Edinburgh EH8 9AD

Work Tel No: +43 699 1095 1787