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Researcher

Tom Van Hout

  • Research interest  (University of Antwerp):My work focuses on the circulation and articulation of expert knowledge in society. That means I study language, discourse, and communication in a range of contexts from the perspective of participants to grasp how expertise is performed, audiences are anticipated, and social events get represented. My work has been published in scientific journals, edited volumes, digital media outlets and popular media.
  • Keywords  (University of Antwerp):PROFESSIONAL COMMUNICATION, KNOWLEDGE SOCIETY, DISCOURSE ANALYSIS, EXPERTISE, JOURNALISM, IDENTITY, MEDIA STUDIES, Language and literature (incl. information, documentation, library and archive sciences)
  • Disciplines  (University of Antwerp):Linguistic anthropology, Journalism studies, Discourse analysis, Pragmatics
  • Users of research expertise  (University of Antwerp):Knowledge workers such as journalists, consultants, entrepreneurs, politicians, and scientists