Call for Papers

The Twenty-Third Biennial Conference of the International Society for the History of Rhetoric (ISHR) at Radboud University Nijmegen, The Netherlands, 2-6 August 2022

The Biennial Conference of ISHR brings together several hundred specialists in the history of rhetoric from around thirty countries.

Registration for the conference is now open.

I hope that you will be able to travel to Nijmegen. Information on travel by public transport in The Netherlands and hotel accommodation in Nijmegen is available on the Society’s website, here,,  and here,

Online attendance and participation in the conference is also possible. You will have the opportunity to indicate your preference for in-person or online on the registration form, and you can change your selection until July 1.

Please CLICK HERE to register.

We are looking forward to welcoming you at the Nijmegen conference ! It will be a tremendous joy to forge and foster in person or online the ties of friendship and scholarship that are spelled: ISHR.

Marc van der Poel
President of the International Society for the History of Rhetoric