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The 9th ISSA Conference on Argumentation

From July 3 to July 6, 2018, the 9th 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:

Marianne Doury (Centre national de la recherche scientifique, Paris)
Dale Hample (University of Maryland)
David Hitchcock (McMaster University)

The planning committee of the 9th 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.

Important dates

1 October 2017: Deadline abstract submissions
1 April 2018: End of early bird registration
3-6 July 2018: 9th ISSA Conference

Among the conference themes are:

Argument schemes
Argumentation structures
Argumentative patterns
Theoretical issues
Argumentative strategies
Argumentation and stylistics
Argumentation and AI
Rhetorical issues
Analysis of controversies
Argumentation in debate
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
Multimodal argumentation
Argumentation in an academic context
Persuasion research

The planning committee consists of Jean Wagemans, Bart Garssen, Gordon Mitchell and David Godden.