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Elly Ifantidou is Professor in Language and Linguistics at the Department of English Language and Literature of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens (NKUA). She holds a Ph.D. in Linguistics (University College London) and an M.Phil. in Linguistics (University of Cambridge). She is the author of Evidentials and Relevance (2001) (John Benjamins), Pragmatic Competence and Relevance (2014) (John Benjamins), co-editor of Developmental and Clinical Pragmatics (2020) (De Gruyter Mouton), and Beyond Meaning (2021) (John Benjamins). Her publications include articles in journals such as Journal of Pragmatics, Pragmatics & Cognition, Pragmatics, International Review of Pragmatics, Intercultural Pragmatics, Functions of Language, Lingua, Language (Linguistic Society of America), and chapters in edited volumes by Cambridge University Press, John Benjamins, De Gruyter Mouton, Routledge. Her research interests are in semantics, pragmatics, pragmatic development in first and second language acquisition.

Currently, she is co-editor-in-chief of Pragmatics & Cognition (John Benjamins).

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