Welcome to Rhetoric Africa

Welcome to the site of Rhetoric in Africa. You will find here information on the Centre for Rhetoric Studies at the University of Cape Town, the Association for Rhetoric and Communication in Southern Africa and the African Yearbook of Rhetoric , as well as a great deal of information on Rhetoric Research on and in Africa. Our brief is the interface between rhetoric (as the study of deliberation in public affairs) and the development of democracy – by engaging with the international community of scholars and practitioners in rhetoric.

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Want to Beat ISIS? Try Poetry and Negotiation – Tom Bartlett interviews Ph-J Salazar in Chronicle of Higher Education

http://chronicle.com/article/Want-to-Beat-ISIS-Try-Poetry/236522
http://www.universityworldnews.com/article.php?story=20160520220101160

Latest News & Events

Interview for Slate.fr/Fondation Jean Jaurès

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AS FROM January 2015 THE AFRICAN YEARBOOK OF RHETORIC IS ALSO AVAILABLE ON THE SABINET PLATFORM: volume 6/2 to be released in November 2015

The link to Sabinet is: http://reference.sabinet.co.za/sa_epublication/ayor


Ph-J Salazar awarded prestigious Prix Bristol des Lumières for his book, Paroles Armées
 


Salazar’s new book on jihadist propaganda Paroles Armées
 


Salazar interviewed on prime time show,
French international channel TV5 Monde

Panorama des Idées reviews Salazar’s lifelong contribution to rhetoric
Paroles Armées in the media

Salazar interviewed on Demorand show on France Inter

Read Salazar’s interview in La Nacion

HOMMAGE TO MADIBA


Following a generous 5-year endowment by the A W Mellon Foundation of New York to support postgraduate studies in Rhetoric, the Mellon-UCT Graduate Scholarships and Fellowship, we are proud to announce that, following the first four awards in 2013, two new awards have been made for 2014: Mr Vladimir Gjurovikj (Masters Scholarship) and Dr Michael Coombes, Postdoctoral Fellowship.

Rhetoric Honours Class 2016(from right to left: Mitch Prinsloo, Klaus Kotzé PhD candidate-Mellon awardee, Cyprien Pearson, Nicole Bessick, Snothando Mthimunye, Jaimie de Klerk, Prof Ph-J Salazar, Jane Henshall, Philile Ntombela, Dr Justin Snell Postdoc Mellon Fellow)
 

Rhetoric Honours Class 2015
Rhetoric Honours Class 2013


3rd International Days of Rhetoric, Mexico city, April