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Anne Birgitta Nilsen

Anne Birgitta Nilsen


Anne Birgitta Nilsen holds a doctorate in linguistics and has specialized in discourse analysis. In recent years, she has researched hate rhetoric and extremism, where she has analyzed large data from social media in interdisciplinary groups. Nilsen has also published in the field of interpreting in the public sector and especially interpretation for children and interpretation from text to speech.

Fields of study

Academic disciplines

Applied linguistics   Cultural studies

Subject areas

Rhetorics   Discourse analysis   Power   Right-wing extremism   Mobbing   Arabic   Interpreting   Public Service Interpreting   Multimodality   Interpreting for children   Osama Bin Laden   Intercultural rhetoric   Hate speechy   Visual rhetoric   Language and culture   Islamist extremism


North Africa   The Middle East

Research projects

Scientific publications

Paton, Nathalie; Nilsen, Anne Birgitta ; Dechesne, Mark; Sakellariou, Alexandros; Helm, Grant; Salord, Tristan; Cabanac, Guillaume (2022). The European Far Right and Islamist Extremism on Twitter: From Radicalisation to Political Participation. 33 p. Essachess - Journal for Communication Studies. Vol. 15.

Ahlsen, Birgitte ; Nilsen, Anne Birgitta (2022). Getting in touch: Communication in physical therapy practice and the multiple functions of language. 8 p. Frontiers in Rehabilitation Sciences. Vol. 3.

Nilsen, Anne Birgitta (2021). Kommunikativ bevissthet: et lingvistisk bidrag til gestaltterapien. 13 p. Norsk Gestalttidsskrift. Vol. 2.

Nilsen, Anne Birgitta (2021). Interpreter-Mediated Communication with Children in Healthcare Settings. Sebnem, Susan; Spišiaková, Eva (Ed.). The Routledge Handbook of Translation and Health. p. 285-299. Routledge.

Nilsen, Anne Birgitta (2021). Elevers språkbruk Hvordan forbedre relasjoner i klasserommet. ISBN: 9788202632748. 140 p. Cappelen Damm Akademisk.

Nilsen, Anne Birgitta (2020). European Female Supporters of the Islamic State: A Multimodal Discourse Analysis of their Facebook Profiles. 11 p. Nordic Journal of Religion and Society. Vol. 33.

Nilsen, Anne Birgitta ; Havnen, Randi (2019). Sight Translation: Best Practices in Healthcare and in Training. de V. Souza, Izabel E.T.; Fragkou, Effrossyni (Ed.). Handbook of Research on Medical Interpreting. p. 375-396. IGI Global. 10.4018/978-1-5225-9308-9.ch0

Nilsen, Anne Birgitta (2019). FIENDEBILDER BLANT EKSTREME ISLAMISTER. Babylon - Nordisk tidsskrift for Midtøstenstudier.

Fylkesnes, Sandra ; Mausethagen, Sølvi ; Nilsen, Anne Birgitta (2018). The Double Meaning Making of the Term Cultural Diversity in Teacher Educator Discourses. Nordic Journal of Comparative and International Education (NJCIE). Vol. 2.

Nilsen, Anne Birgitta ; Fylkesnes, Sandra ; Mausethagen, Sølvi (2017). The linguistics in othering: Teacher educators’ talk about cultural diversity. 10 p. Reconceptualizing Educational Research Methodology (RERM).

These publications are obtained from Cristin. The list may be incomplete