I am Adina Nerghes and I recently completed my PhD at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, The Netherlands. I started my work at the VU in October 2011 and until March 31, 2016 I was based in the department of Organization Sciences. My project looked at media, central banks, and political discourses in the context the financial crisis that started in 2008. A short abstract of my dissertation is available here and my full CV can be downloaded from here. 


On March 29, 2016 at 9:45am I defended my dissertation: "Words in Crisis: A relational perspective of emergent meanings and roles in text.The defense took place in the Aula of the VU Amsterdam and was followed by a reception at a nearby location. A digital copy of my dissertation can be downloaded here. Bellow you can watch the brief presentation of my research. 

Language gains power in the hands of the powerful.