Alan Partington was born in Manchester (UK). He has degrees from the Universities of Oxford, Birmingham and Siena. He has taught at the Universities of Siena, Camerino, the School for Translators and Interpreters in Forlì, Leeds (UK), Lancaster (UK) e Bologna.
His research fields inlcude political linguistics, corpus linguistics, that is, the study of language using computerised corpora and dedicated software, and Corpus-Assisted Discourse Studies (CADS), that is, the use of corpora to study aspects of interactive communication, generally in political discourse.
He is the author or coauthor of six books and over 70 international journal or book articles.
He is currently a panel member of the DIT International Doctorate programme (36th cycle) in Translation, interpreting and intercultural studies..
He is currently editor-in-chief of the international Journal of Corpora and Discourse Studies (JCaDS).
Coordinatore della sezione Bolognese del SiBol international research group
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Visiting Professor alla University of Lancaster dal 2012.
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