Talli Cedar is a postdoctoral researcher at the School of Education at the Hebrew University. Specializing in pragmatics her research is interdisciplinary. It draws on different fields such as linguistics, psychology, sociology and anthropology, focusing on theories of positioning and politeness, Goffman’s notion of face, ironic and humouristic indirectness and translation studies. Cedar is a professional translator and conference interpreter, trained at Bar-Ilan University. Her skills will serve the DIALLS research in terms of discourse analysis and translation policy.