Olga Solovova


Olga Solovova is a member of the Humanities, Migrations and Peace Studies Research Group, holds a PhD in Modern Languages and Literatures (Sociolinguistics), awarded in 2014 by the School of Arts and Humanities, University of Coimbra. At CES, Olga Solovova co-coordinated, together with Dr Maria José Carvalho (North-South Library), the organisation and implementation of the annual series of advanced training workshops "Publish do not Perish: Survive the Stampede" designed for early career researchers. Solovova was also the scientific consultant for the national project "(De)Othering: Deconstructing Risk and Otherness in the Media", coordinated by Dr Gaia Giuliani and Dr Sílvia Roque. In 2018-2020 Solovova was a Marie Sklodowska-Curie postdoctoral research fellow at the Centre for Multilingualism in Society across the Lifespan (MultiLing) at the University of Oslo, Norway, with the project on the role of Russian language in the multilingual economy of the borderland region between Norway, Russia and Finland. Olga Solovova's research interests include language ideologies and policies, the discursive construction of cultural identity in multilingual societies, multilingual and biliterate literacy practices, and semiotic approaches to the social construction of space.