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COR/ISHR Rhetorical Get Togethers 2.0

The Centre for Oratory and Rhetoric (COR) at Royal Holloway, University of London ​and the International Society for the History of Rhetoric (ISHR) are delighted to announce the "COR/ISHR Rhetorical Get Togethers 2.0". The series will be made up of seven virtual "get togethers” which will take place on Zoom every Thursday from the 17th of February to the 31st of March at 5pm (UK time).

The list of speakers, with their titles, is as follows:

 17 February

 Manfred Kraus (University of Tübingen)
Copying and Pasting in Early Demosthenes: How a Young Orator Does his Work

24 February 

Julie Dainville (University of Oxford – Université libre de Bruxelles):
The rhetor and the reed pen: rhetorical education in Greco-Roman Egypt

03 March 

Ifigeneia Giannadaki (University of Florida)
Metics on trial

10 March

Verena Schulz (Catholic University of Eichstätt-Ingolstadt)
Oblivionis ars?Strategies of Forgetting in Cicero’s speeches

17 March 

Dietmar Till (University of Tübingen)
Enlightenment Societies as Institutions of Practical Oratory in 18th-Century Germany

24 March 

Johannes Engels (University of Cologne)
Second thoughts on Hyperides

31 March 

David Mirhady (Simon Fraser University)
Slandering Socrates, on diabolē and Plato's Apology

All welcome! Please email to register your interest; you will be added to our mailing list and will receive links to the sessions and further details closer to the time. We hope that you will be able to join us online.

Best wishes,

Mike Edwards, Christos Kremmydas, Giulia Maltagliati, and Lene Rubinstein

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