Schwyter Jurg Rainer
Swiss Studies in English (with Andreas Fischer, Martin Heusser and Wener Senn). Tübingen: Francke
Transatlantic Aesthetics and Culture (with Boris Vejdovsky and Beverly Maeder). Berne: Lang
North-West European Language Evolution (NOWELE Supplement, with Hans Frede Nielsen). Amsterdam & New York: John Benjamins
Langues en contact
Jürg Schwyter's research interests include historical linguistics, legal English past and present, questions of language standardization and generification processes, and Broadcast English in Britain and overseas. In 2016, he published 'Dictating to the Mob: The History of the BBC Advisory Committee on Spoken English' (OUP).
After suffering a severe brain stroke, his research interests focus, naturally, on all aspects of language and the brain, neurolinguistics and the reintegration into everyday life of stroke survivors.
Collaborations and networks
eHistLing (English Department, University of Basel, and Swiss Virtual Campus)
Broadcast English Project (UNIL - Fribourg CH - Freiburg i.Br.)
ESP Project (University of Geneva)
Events and demonstrations
Broadcast English Past, Present, and Future (organized at UNIL, June 2006)
Le discours (in)direct dans les langues médiévales (organized at UNIL, June 2004)
SWELL: Swiss Work in English Language & Linguistics (organized at UNIL, January 2004)