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 - Renaissance Society of America

Discipline of Rhetoric - Chicago, 30 March-1 April 2017


2016 International Symposium on Language, Linguistics, Literature and Education

August 02-04 , 2016

Loisir Hotel, Okinawa, Japan ISLLLE www.isllle.org Contact us : isllle@isllle.org


"From Thucydides to Twitter: Towards a History of the Soundbite”

London, Senate House room 349; 22nd and 23rd of April 2016.


ISHR 2015 Research Fellowship Recipients Announced

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Biennial Conference

London, UK
26-29 July 2017


The Twenty-First Biennial Conference of the International Society for the History of Rhetoric (ISHR) will be held at Queen Mary, University of London, from Wednesday 26 to Saturday 29 July, 2017.
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 'The Spaces of Rhetoric'. Click Here for more details on the Conference site. Members pay reduced conference fees!

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