The International Society for the History of Rhetoric promotes the study of both the theory and practice of rhetoric in all periods and languages and the relationship of rhetoric to poetics, literary theory and criticism, philosophy, politics, religion, law and other aspects of the cultural context.

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Call for Papers
 - Holy Hero(in)es. Literary Constructions of Heroism in Late Antique and Early Medieval Hagiography

International conference at Ghent University (Belgium), Thursday 18th to Saturday 20th February 2016


University of Oslo - PhD Research Fellowships

We are announcing two PhD Research Fellowships in literature in English.


Call for Papers: Speaking in Parliament: history, politics, rhetoric

Queen Mary University of London ... 6-7 April 2016


ISHR - New issue of Rétor Available

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Biennial Conference

Tübingen, Germany
28-31 July 2015

The Twentieth Biennial Conference of the International Society for the History of Rhetoric (ISHR) will be held in Tübingen, Germany, from Tuesday, July 28 to Friday, July 31, 2015.

The Society calls for papers that focus on the historical aspect of the theory and practice of rhetoric. The special theme of the conference will be "Rhetoric across Cultures." Click for more details on the Conference site. Members pay reduced conference fees!


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July 20-25, 2015

Rhetoric With Aristotle

Thrid Annual Interactive Rhetoric Symposium

July 28 - August 1, 2015

Twentieth Biennial Conference

Rhetoric Across Cultures

University of Tübingen, Germany

August 27-29, 2015

Addressing Matters in Context: The art of Persuasion across Genres and Times

University of Cyprus

Cyrpus, Greece

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