Prof. Stavros Assimakopoulos

Prof. Stavros Assimakopoulos

Prof. Stavros Assimakopoulos


Associate Professor

Institute of Linguistics and Language Technology
Room 602
MaKS building
University of Malta
  +356 2340 2674
  • Pragmatics
  • Critical Discourse Analysis
  • Semantics
  • Cognitive science
  • Philosophy of language
  • Translation and stylistics

ASSIMAKOPOULOS, S., 2021. Beyond meaningNN and ostension: Pragmatic inference in the wild. In: E. IFANTIDOU, L. DE SAUSSURE and T. WHARTON, eds, Beyond Meaning. Amsterdam: John Benjamins, pp. 10-28.

ASSIMAKOPOULOS, S., 2020. Incitement to discriminatory hatred, illocution and perlocution. Pragmatics and Society, 11(2), pp. 177-195.

ASSIMAKOPOULOS, S., VELLA MUSKAT, R., VAN DER PLAS, L. and GATT, A., 2020. Annotating for Hate Speech: The MaNeCo Corpus and Some Input from Critical Discourse Analysis, Proceedings of The 12th Language Resources and Evaluation Conference, may 2020, European Language Resources Association, pp. 5088-5097.

BAIDER, F.H., MILLAR, S. and ASSIMAKOPOULOS, S., eds, 2020. Hate speech: Definitions, interpretations and practices (Special issue of Pragmatics and Society).

ASSIMAKOPOULOS, S. and VELLA MUSKAT, R., 2018. Xenophobic and homophobic attitudes in online news portal comments in Malta. Xjenza Online, 6(1), pp. 25-40.

ASSIMAKOPOULOS, S., 2017. Context selection in Relevance Theory. In: J. BLOCHOWIAK, C. GRISOT, S. DURRLEMANN and C. LAENZLINGER, eds, Formal Models in the Study of Language: Applications in Interdisciplinary Contexts. Berlin: Springer, .

ASSIMAKOPOULOS, S., ed, 2017. Pragmatics at its Interfaces. Berlin/New York: Mouton de Gruyter.

ASSIMAKOPOULOS, S., 2017. Relevance. In: A. BARRON, Y. GU and G. STEEN, eds, The Routledge Handbook of Pragmatics. Abington/New York: Routledge, pp. 310-322.

ASSIMAKOPOULOS, S. and VELLA MUSKAT, R., 2017. Exploring xenophobic and homophobic attitudes in Malta: Linking the perception of social practice with textual analysis. Lodz Papers in Pragmatics, 13(2), pp. 179-202.

ASSIMAKOPOULOS, S., BAIDER, F.H. and MILLAR, S., 2017. Online Hate Speech in the European Union: A Discourse-analytic Perspective. 1 edn. Berlin: Springer.

CREMONA, M., ASSIMAKOPOULOS, S. and VELLA, A., 2017. The expression of politeness in a bilingual setting: Exploring the case of Maltese English. Russian Journal of Linguistics, 21(4), pp. 767-788.

KECSKES, I. and ASSIMAKOPOULOS, S., eds, 2017. Current Issues in Intercultural Pragmatics. Amsterdam/Philadelphia: John Benjamins.

ASSIMAKOPOULOS, S., 2015. The insularity of scientific reasoning. In: R. HEIMRATH and A. KREMER, eds, Insularity: Small Worlds in Linguistic and Cultural Perspectives. Würzburg: Königshausen & Neumann, pp. 223-239.

ASSIMAKOPOULOS, S., 2015. Motivating the procedural analysis of logical connectives. Nouveaux Cahiers de Linguistique Française, 32, pp. 59-70.

ASSIMAKOPOULOS, S., ed, 2012. Cognitive Pragmatics and its Interfaces in Linguistics (Special issue of The Linguistic Review).

ASSIMAKOPOULOS, S., 2012. On encoded lexical meaning: Philosophical and psychological perspectives. Humana.Mente: Journal of Philosophical Studies, 23, pp. 17-35.

FRÁPOLLI, M.J. and ASSIMAKOPOULOS, S., 2012. Redefining logical constants as inference markers. The Linguistic Review, 29(4), pp. 625-642.

  • LIN2083 - Issues in Semantics and Pragmatics
  • LIN2401 - Directed Study in Linguistics 2
  • LIN3001 - Synoptic Study-Unit: Topics in General Linguistics
  • LIN3002 - Synoptic Study-Unit: Interdisciplinary Linguistics
  • LIN3003 - Synoptic Study-Unit: General Linguistics
  • LIN3004 - Synoptic Study-Unit: Interdisciplinary Issues in Linguistics
  • LIN3098 - Corpus Linguistics
  • LLT1011 - Introduction to Linguistics 1
  • LLT1012 - Introduction to Linguistics 2
  • LLT3410 - Discourse, Ideology and Power