Solvej Helleshøj Sørensen

Solvej Helleshøj Sørensen

PhD fellow

PhD project: Communicative challenges for nurses from outside the EU/EEA in Denmark

Supervisor: Martha Sif Karrebæk

This project uses linguistic ethnography to explore the role of language in the recruitment, employment and retention of nurses from outside the EU/EEA in Danish hospitals.

I have previously worked with sociolinguistic perspectives on courtroom interpreting as a research assistant in the INTERPRETING project.

Primary fields of research



Language at work

Language and globalization

Language commodification

Linguistic ethnography


Transnational health care workers

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