Friday, April 23, 2010

Thinking and speaking a better world

Hi all,

I am sending the information about the conference we are organising in Slovenia and I kindly ask you that you share this information with your debate community. The Conference is for teachers, coaches, academics, researchers, trainers, university students ..... everybody who is involved in debate, argumentation, critical thinking. More at the end of this message and in the attachment.

THIRD International conference on argumentation, rhetoric, debate and the pedagogy of empowerment - Thinking and speaking a better world, October 22-23-24, 2010, Maribor, Slovenia

The conference will welcome scholars and educators from diverse fields for vigorous dialogue and exchange. This conference will unite scholars of argumentation and rhetoric, teachers, and organizers of local, national and international debating networks to discuss critical thinking and advocacy discourse through pedagogy. We intend for the conference to welcome all who are involved in public discussions and debates about different issues.

The conference is organized by Department of Philosophy, Faculty of Arts, University of Maribor, Slovenia (Oddelek za filozofijo, Filozofska fakulteta, Univerza v Mariboru, Slovenija), World Debate Institute (University of Vermont USA) and ZIP (Za in proti, zavod za kulturo dialoga/Pro et contra Institute for culture of dialogue Slovenia www.zainproti.com) and hosted by Department of Philosophy, Faculty of Arts, University of Maribor, http://www.ff.uni-mb.si

More information at http://debate.uvm.edu/debateblog/better/Welcome.html
Blogsite for latest news http://betterworldconference.blogspot.com/

Looking forward seeing you in Slovenia again,

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Bojana Skrt
direktorica
Za in proti, zavod za kulturo dialoga
Svetosavska 24, 1000 Ljubljana, Slovenija
www.zainproti.com
+386 (0)41 423377

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