News & Events

[Seminar] Metaphor in End-of-Life Care

Conference/Seminars
Date                  6 March 2014
Time                 4:30 – 6pm
Venue               AG434

The talk will be conducted in English.

Speakers: Professor Elena Semino and Dr Veronika Koller, Department of Linguistics and English Language, Lancaster University, UK The talk will provide an overview of the goals, methods and preliminary findings of the ESRC-funded project Metaphor in End-of-Life Care at Lancaster University (grant number: ES/J007927/1; http://ucrel.lancs.ac.uk/melc/). This project is concerned with the use of metaphor by members of three stakeholder groups involved in end-of-life care: patients, unpaid family carers and healthcare professionals.

Back
Back to top