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School of Languages, Linguistics and Film

Stamatina Katsiveli-Siachou


Research - PhD



Stamatina Katsiveli-Siachou is a PhD candidate at Queen Mary University of London. Her current research, funded by a full QMUL research studentship, focuses on sexual identity construction in talk-in-interaction and the way it is related to national identity. On a second level the project examines the extent to which speakers’ place is important to their sexual/national identifications.

Thesis title: The interrelation between sexual and national identity construction in talk: evidence from Greek LGBTQI communities in Greece and in the UK

Supervisors: Erez Levon and Colleen Cotter


Research Interests:

  • sociolinguistics
  • conversation analysis
  • gender and sexuality
  • language and identity
  • intersectionality
  • language and place
  • Greek national identity


Katsiveli, S. (2020). Marking the unexpected: the case of ba in Greek talk-in-interaction. Journal of Pragmatics 170, 55-68.