Søren Beck Nielsen

List of John Benjamins publications for which Søren Beck Nielsen plays a role.


Experimental research recommends that climate change debaters actively contradict misinformation. This study examines discursively how participants do so during prominent televised Danish debates, that is, how they orient towards elements in other participants’ preceding talk about climate change… read more | Article
This paper puts the spotlight on the discursive practices by which politicians, interest group representatives, and other influential public figures in effect promote climate inaction by conveying confidence in technological innovation. Data consist of policy debates on prominent public service… read more | Article
Thøgersen, Jacob, Søren Beck Nielsen, Lian Malai Madsen and Christina Fogtmann Fosgerau 2022 Language psychologyHandbook of Pragmatics: Manual, Verschueren, Jef and Jan-Ola Östman (eds.), pp. 826–843
Beck Nielsen, Søren 2020 Silence gestures revisitedGesture 19:2/3, pp. 246–268
This paper revives an interest in a gestural phenomenon: silence gestures, that is, cases where speakers suspend talk and produce a gesture in momentary silence. Earlier research noted this phenomenon, but largely left interactional details unaddressed. Consequently, we have known of the phenomenon… read more | Article
Thøgersen, Jacob, Søren Beck Nielsen, Lian Malai Madsen and Christina Fogtmann Fosgerau 2018 Language psychologyHandbook of Pragmatics: 21st Annual Installment, Östman, Jan-Ola and Jef Verschueren (eds.), pp. 3–24
Beck Nielsen, Søren 2014 “I’ll just see what you had before”: Making computer use relevant while patients present their problemsInteracting with Objects: Language, materiality, and social activity, Nevile, Maurice, Pentti Haddington, Trine Heinemann and Mirka Rauniomaa (eds.), pp. 79–98
This chapter focuses on how doctors, during consultations, use computers as objects that serve diagnostic purposes. Specifically, the chapter investigates instances when doctors shift their attention towards their computers while patients present their problems. Such shifts momentarily change the… read more | Article
Medical records are documents of tremendous social importance. They have been the subject of much medical and sociological research, in particular regarding validity, accessibility and readability. This paper uses Conversation Analysis to add an aspect to the understanding of medical records that… read more | Article