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.


Professor Peter Mack FBA (1955-2023) and Professor John O Ward (1940-2023)

ISHR mourns the sudden passing of former Rhetorica editor and friend to many in the Society Peter Mack, on Thursday October 5, 2023


ISHR - Carol Poster

Carol Poster, long time member of the International Society for the History of Rhetoric, died of colon cancer at the age of 65 on October 22, 2021.


ISHR - Dr. James J. Murphy

With great sadness I inform you of the passing of James J. - Jerry - Murphy in the morning of 24 December, at the age of 98. Jerry’s name is a household word for several generations of scholars in the history of rhetoric, and he was a dear friend of many of them.


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