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Laughter during the war: Russian agression in Ukraine in political cartoons and memes

Modern wars differ from the classic ones in that they use not only military equipment and regular troops. Values, ideology, culture, symbols, media, humor are becoming weapons in the 21st century.
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Publications

Books

Semotiuk, O. (2021). Rossijsko-ukrajinska vijna v suchasnij politychnij karykaturi. Mediatizatsia vojennych konfliktiv suchasnosti/The Russian-Ukrainian war in modern political cartoon. Mediatization of modern military conflicts. KOLO

Semotiuk O., Shyrokov, V. et al. (2015). Text corpus data in linguistic research. Lviv Technical University.

Articles in journals (recent)

Semotiuk, O. (2023). Superhero contra butcher: Zelensky and Putin in political cartoons on Russian aggression. Visual Communication. https://ispan.waw.pl/ireteslaw/handle/20.500.12528/1972?show=full

Semotiuk, O. Śmiech w czasie wojny: rosyjska agresja w politycznych karykaturach memach. Interdyscyplinarne laboratorium badań wojny w Ukrainie. Part 1. Part 2.

Semotiuk, O. (2023, August 25). Russian aggression in Ukraine in political cartoons and memes (in Ukrainian). LB.ua

Semotiuk, O. (2023, June 30). Laughing at political opponents: Poroshenko’s vs. Zelensky’s supporters in memes. European Journal of Humour Reseach, 11 (2), 37-48. https://doi.org/10.7592/EJHR.2023.11.2.792

Semotiuk, O. (2023, January 25). Ukraine: Humour as a Weapon of War. Centre for East European and International Studies (ZOiS) https://www.zois-berlin.de/en/publications/zois-spotlight/ukraine-humour-as-a-weapon-of-war

Semotiuk, O. (2022). Making fun of power: political cartoons and memes about President Zelensky (quantitative and qualitative analysis). European Journal of Humour Reseach, 10 (4), 82-98. https://doi.org/10.7592/EJHR.2022.10.4.703

Semotiuk, O. (2022). Russian-Ukrainian military conflict: terminological and discursive dimensions. Visnyk of the Lviv University. Journalism Series, 51, 96–105. 10.30970/vjo.2022.51.11399

Semotiuk, O. (2021). “War”, “armed conflict”, “hybrid war in media: interrelation of concepts. GeoPolitica. Revista de Geografie Politica, Geopolitica si Geostrategie, 87-88 (2), 152-156.

Semotiuk, O. (2021). Wer bin ich: Strategie oder Zufall? Medienlinguistische Analyse von Karikaturen und Memes über den Präsidenten Zelensky. In D. Kaczmarek & M. Michon (Eds.), Texte und Medien. Linguistische Zugänge zu Textmanifestationen in medialen Spielräumen. (pp. 143-164). Peter Lang. DOI: 10.3726/b18695

Semotiuk, O. (2021). Internationale Konflikte in der politischen Karikatur: medienlinguistische Analyse von Karikaturen zum russisch-ukrainischen Militärkonflikt. In J. Bateman & A. Kapuscinska (Eds.), Sprache und Bild in der öffentlichen Kommunikation, (pp. 259-281). Peter Lang. DOI: 10.3726/b16982

Semotiuk, O. (2020). Ukrainisch-russischer Militärkonflikt in amerikanischer, deutscher und ukrainischer Karikatur: medienlinguistische Analyse. In M. Cieszkowski & J. Pociask (Eds). Text- und Diskurswelten in der massenmedialen Kommunikation. (pp.259-281). Peter Lang. DOI: 10.3726/b16982