Previous Conferences

Rhetoric in Society #7, September 2019, Ghent University

7th Rhetoric in Society Conference, 11-13 September 2019, Ghent University, Belgium: “Rhetoric as equipment for living” Organized by the Rhetoric Society of Europe in collaboration with the Department of Educational Studies at Ghent University We are very happy to announce that proposals are now invited for panels, papers, roundtables and other forms of presentation to be […]

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Rhetoric in Society #6, July 2017, University of East Anglia

The Sixth Rhetoric in Society Conference of the RSE, University of East Anglia, Norwich, July 3rd-5th 2017: “Rhetorics of Unity and Division” The conference is hosted by The Rhetoric Society of Europe (RSE), The Rhetoric and Politics Group of the UK Political Studies Association, The School of Politics, Philosophy, Language and Communication Studies, University of East Anglia. Keynote […]

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Rhetoric in Society #5, June 2015, Warsaw University

Rhetoric in Society 5 conference, June 24-26, 2015: Rhetoric in the Knowledge Society The website of the conference can be visited here. Organizers: Rhetoric Society of Europe, Polish Rhetorical Society, Department of the Italian Studies, University of Warsaw Key notes: Prof. Christian Plantin (University of Lyon, France) Prof. Maria Freddi (University of Pavia, Italy) Prof. Izabela […]

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Rhetoric in Society #4, January 2013, University of Copenhagen

The fourth Rhetoric in Society conference was held in Copenhagen, January 15-18, 2013. It was organised by the Section of Rhetoric at the University of Copenhagen. Organizing committee: Mette Bengtsson, Mark Herron, Christian Kock, Rasmus Rønlev, Lisa S. Villadsen.

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Rhetoric in Society #3, January 2011, Lessius University College

Welcome to the Rhetoric in Society III Conference Since Aristotle, the study of rhetoric has focused on the persuasive aspect of discourse in the political, forensic, and ceremonial domains. Rhetoric deals with doxa, the shared opinions and reasons people consider plausible and acceptable in a specific situation. It involves decisions taken by participants in public discourse on the […]

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Rhetoric in Society #2, January 2009, Leiden University

The second Rhetoric in Society conference was held in Leiden, the Netherlands, January 21-23, 2009. I was organised by the Speech Communication Department and the Department for Journalism and New Media of the Humanities Faculty of Leiden University. Organizing committee: Ton van Haaften, Henrike Jansen, Jaap de Jong, Willem Koetsenruijter.

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Rhetoric in Society #1, November 2006, Aalborg University

The first Rhetoric in Society conference was held in Aalborg, Denmark, November 21-24, 2006. It was organised by Centre for Discourse Studies, Department of Languages and Intercultural Studies. Organizing committee: Lotte Dam, Lise-Lotte Holmgreen, Jeanne Strunck.

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