ISHR Twenty-Fourth Biennial Conference

University of British Columbia and Simon Fraser University

July 23-26, 2024

The Twenty-Fourth Biennial Conference of the International Society for the History of Rhetoric (ISHR) 
University of British Columbia and Simon Fraser University
Vancouver, Canada
July 23-26, 2024

The 2024 conference theme is:

Continuity and Change in the History of Rhetoric

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ISHR Twenty-Fourth Biennial Conference

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Founded at Zurich on 30 June 1977, The International Society for the History of Rhetoric includes members from thirty countries, and holds biennial congresses in Europe and North America.
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The Biennial Conference of ISHR brings together several hundred specialists in the history of rhetoric from around thirty countries.
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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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Announcing the Detailed Theme for 2025 ISHR Conference in Copenhagen
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Announcing the Detailed Theme for 2025 ISHR Conference in Copenhagen

As you may have noticed, ISHR soon will return its biennial conference to odd years: the meeting after Vancouver will be in 2025 in Copenhagen, Denmark. This tight turnaround requires careful sequencing on the part of the organizers, especially current Vice President of ISHR, Dr. Hanne Roer. Please click the title above to view the 2025 Call for Papers.

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July 23 - 26, 2024

ISHR Twenty-Fourth Biennial Conference

Continuity and Change in the History of Rhetoric

University of British Columbia and Simon Fraser University

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