Reminder call for papers ISSA 2014

Alon Lischinsky alischinsky at
Mon Sep 2 10:38:46 UTC 2013

(With apologies for cross-posting)

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>From July 1 to July  4, 2014, the 8th Conference of the International
Society for the Study of Argumentation (ISSA) will be held at the
University of Amsterdam. The aim of the conference is to draw together
scholars from a variety of disciplines that are working in the field
of argumentation theory.

The keynote speakers are:

Frans H. van Eemeren (University of Amsterdam & ILIAS)
J. Anthony Blair (University of Windsor)
Jeanne Fahnestock (University of Maryland)

The planning committee of the 8th ISSA Conference invites
presentations of original, non-published work on argumentation.
Argumentation theorists, (informal) logicians, discourse analysts,
communication scholars, rhetoricians, legal scholars, AI scholars, and
other scholars involved in the study of argumentation are all
encouraged to take part.

Anyone who wishes to present a paper can submit an abstract in English
to the planning committee via the following website:
<>. Abstracts (max. 300 words), prepared for
blind refereeing, must be submitted no later than October 1, 2013.

Among the conference themes are:

Argument schemes
Argumentation structures
Theoretical issues
Argumentative strategies
Argumentation and stylistics
Ethos and pathos in argumentation
Analysis of controversies
Argumentation in debate
Persuasion research
Interpersonal argumentation
Visual argumentation
Religious argumentation
Argumentation and epistemology
Argumentation in the media
Argumentation in a medical context
Argumentation in a legal context
Argumentation in a political context

The planning committee consists of Francisca Snoeck Henkemans, Bart
Garssen, Gordon Mitchell and David Godden. Further information on the
8th ISSA Conference will be available at:
The address of the planning committee is: University of Amsterdam,
Department of Speech Communication, Argumentation Theory and Rhetoric,
Spuistraat 134, 1012 VB Amsterdam, email: issa-fgw at
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