[eDebate] Accepted Papers to Koper Conference

Alfred Snider alfred.snider
Mon Sep 25 09:27:47 CDT 2006


On behalf of the organizers of the conference THINKING AND SPEAKING A 
BETTER WORD - ARGUMENTATION, RHETORIC, DEBATE AND THE PEDAGOGY OF 
EMPOWERMENT to be held at the University of Primorska November 24-26 
2006, I am pleased to announce our list of accepted papers.

The Faculty of Humanities at the University of Primorska and the 
Educational Research Institute , Slovenia, the World Debate Institute at 
the University of Vermont USA, the National Education Institute of the 
Republic of Slovenia and ZIP, Za in proti, zavod za kulturo dialoga/ Pro 
et contra Institute for culture of dialogue Slovenia invite all scholars 
of argumentation, rhetoric, debate, and educators using deliberative 
education methodologies to attend.

Please join us at the conference in Koper, Slovenia, a beautiful old 
Adriatic coastal town not far from Venice, Italy (best airport). We can 
assist you in making easy travel connections from Venice to Koper. There 
will be a reception, coffee breaks and a banquet. We have reserved space 
in the lovely Koper Museum & Garden as well as at the University of 
Primorska. We have a choice of excellent housing from dormitories to 
four star hotels all at very affordable rates. The conference fee is 55 
Euros.

Further information can be found at http://debate.uvm.edu/betterworld.htm
The application form can be found at 
http://debate.uvm.edu/Applicationform.doc

ACCEPTED PAPERS as of 25-09-2006
Three sections: Argumentation, Pedagogy of Empowerment and Debate

Authors are invited to make adjustments. Please email them to 
Alfred.snider at uvm.edu

ARGUMENTATION SECTION

Papers:

Keynote: Peter Houtlosser (University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands): 
title to be announced

Jan Albert Van Laar (Rijks University Groeningen, The Netherlands): The 
consequences of advancing a standpoint

Henrik Bohlin (S?dert?rns h?gskola, Sweden): Paradox of Critical Thinking

Eithan Orkibi (Tel Aviv University, Israel): The Ethos of responsibility 
in student discourse on better society. The case of the French student 
movement during the Algerian War

Francisca Snoeck Henkemans (Universiteit of Amsterdam, The Netherlands): 
Manoeuvring strategically with metonym in the confrontation and 
argumentation stages of a discussion

Emmanuelle Danblon (Free University of Brussels, Belgium) and Galia 
Yanoshevsky (Tel Aviv University), The Educational Force of the 
Universal Audience

Bilal Amjarso (University of Amsterdam), Addressing anticipated 
countermoves as a form of strategic manoeuvring

Barbara Domajnko and Majda Pahor (University of Ljubljana, Slovenia), 
Argumentation for Health

Hedvika Dermol Hvala (University of Ljubljana, Slovenia), O retorisni 
nenadarjenosti Slovencev

Anders Ullholm (S?dert?rns h?gskola, Sweden), Unprincipled Critical 
Thinking

Maria Wolrath S?derberg (S?dert?rns h?gskola), Topical learning

Emmanuel de Jonge (Free University of Brussels, Belgium), 
Disenchantment, resentment and inaction : a new form of revolutionary 
ideal? The rhetoric and argumentation of altermondialist discourses

Mojca Brezar (University of Ljubljana, Slovenia), The connection between 
topoi and connectives in French political debates

Corina Andone (University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands), The Strategy 
of Pointing Out an Inconsistency: Some Variants

Assimakis Tseronis (University of Leiden, The Netherlands), 
Qualification of a standpoint as a means to manage the burden of proof: 
the case of frankly and in fact

Miskovic-Lukovic (University of Kragujevac, Serbia), Constructing a 
national identity: The politics of representation in the Serbian public 
discourse

Leah E. Polcar (University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands), Using 
questions and answers in a critical discussion: The reconstruction of 
question-answer discourse

Lilian Bermejo Luque (University of Murcia, Spain), The Ad Baculum as a 
fallacy. False vs. bad argumentation

Karmen Sterk (University of Ljubljana, Slovenia), Argumentation between 
science and madness

Dima Mohammed (University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands), Public debate 
as an argumentative activity type: a pragma-dialectical perspective

Yvon Tonnard (University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands), How to identify 
strategic manoeuvring: the case of ignoring a standpoint

Pavel Koltaj (University of Ljubljana, Slovenia), Transcribing 
children's argumentation

Janja Zmavc (Educational Research Institute & University of Primorska, 
Slovenia), Ethos and pathos in Anaximenes' Rhetorica ad Alexandrum

Henrike Jansen (University of Leiden, The Netherlands), Argument form 
and rhetorical effectiveness. Reductio ad absurdum as a presentational 
device

Georgios Papagounos and Manolis Polychronides (University of Athens, 
Greece), Teaching argumentation to health care professionals.

Theodora Achourioti (University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands), In 
defense of normative theories of argumentation

Diana-Elena Popa (University of Galati, Romania), The Discourse of 
Culture in the Romanian Public Sphere

Anca Gata (University of Galati, Romania), Political Police in the 
Romanian Public Sphere: Contemporary Controversies and Representations

Ruth Amossy (Tel Aviv University, Israel), Constructing an ethos of war 
witness and responsible citizen in WWI: Ethos reconsidered

David Cratis Williams (Florida Atlantic University, USA), 
?Argumentatively Competent Citizens: Building Blocks of Democracy?

Matjaz Babic (University of Ljubljana, Slovenia), Rhetoric and 
manipulation. Roman rhetoric on the goals of oratory

Panel

Soderberg, Ullholm, Bohlin, Burman (S?dert?rns h?gskola, Sweden): 
Critical Thinking for a Pluralistic University


PEDAGOGY OF EMPOWERMENT SECTION

KEYNOTE: DEBATE AS AN ACTIVE METHOD FOR MODERN CLASSROOMS
Alfred C. Snider, Universty of Vermont, USA, Alfred.snider at uvm.edu

METACOGNITION AND CRITICAL THINKING
Mag Tanja Rupnik Vec, Institute of Education Ljubljana, Slovenia, 
tanja.vec at zrss.si

THREE LEVELS OF ASSURING COMPLEX AND CRITICAL THINKING
Dr Zora Rutar ? Ilc, Institute of Education Ljubljana, Slovenia, 
zora.rutar at zrss.si

CRITICAL THINKING AND LANGUAGE SKILLS AS COMPONENTS OF EMPLOYABILITY OF 
MALAYSIAN COMPUTER SCIENCE GRADUATES
Norshima Zainal Shah - Dublin City University
DE BONO'S LESSONS FOR IMPROVING THINKING EFFECTIVENESS IN THE CONTEXT OF 
SLOVENIA'S SCHOOLS
Tamara Malesevic, Primary school Smarje pri Jelsah, Slovenia, 
tamara.malesevic at guest.arnes.si
FROM THE STORY TO THE CONVERSATION AND FROM THE CHILDREN?S PHILOSOPHY TO 
CRITICAL THINKING
Lidija Sket, Primary school Smarje pri JelSah, Slovenia, 
lidija.sket at guest.arnes.si

DEBATE IN THE HIGH SCHOOL PHILOSOPHY CLASSROOM, Gorazd Jurman, Gimnazija 
Ledina, jurman at yahoo.com

PHILOSOPHY FOR THE CHILDREN IN PRIMARY SCHOOLS ? ENCOURAGING CRITICAL 
THINKING
Anita Mirjanic, Primary school Gradec, Slovenia,
anita.mirjanic at slo-kabel.si

DEBATE AS A BRIDGE TO THE OTHER: EMOTIONAL AND UTILITARIAN ELEMENTS OF 
PEDAGOGICAL PROCESS
Mag: Daniela Kozlovic, Gimnazija Piran, Slovenia, 
Daniela.kozlovic at guest.arnes.si

DEVELOPING FROM THE TEACHER AS THE WORKER TO THE TEACHER AS THE 
INTELLECTUAL
Tanja Plevnik, Primary school Maksa Pletersnika Pisece, Slovenia,
tanja.plevnik at gmail.com

PANEL: DEBATE TECHNIQUES IN THE HISTORY CLASSROOMS
Chair: Vilma Brodnik, Institute of Education Ljubljana, Slovenia, 
vilma.brodnik at zrss.si
Vesna Zinko, vesna.zinko at guest.arnes.si
Bogomir Nemec, bogomir.nemec at guest.arnes.si
Miha Gartner, mihagartner at gmail.com
Tanja Stergar, Elissa Tawitian, elissa.tawitian at guest.arnes.si
Irena Paradzik, irena.paradzik at guest.arnes.si
Violeta Gerden, violeta.gerden at guest.arnes.si
Boris Radosavljevi_, boris.radosavljevic at siol.net

DEBATE IN GERMAN CLASSROOMS ? THE NEED FOR: 1. A BETTER UNDERSTANDING OF 
DEBATE AND ITS BENEFITS AND 2. NEW FORMATS
Anreas Felten, andreasfelten at gmx.de, University Duisburg-Essen, Germany

INTRODUCING DEBATE AND DEBATE TECHNIQUES IN THE CURRICULUM AT HIGH 
SCHOOL GIMNAZIJA FRANCA MIKLOSICA LJUTOMER
Mateja Godec , Gimnazija Franca Miklosica Ljutomer, Slovenia, 
mateja.godec at guest.arnes.si

DEBATE AND COMPOSTION: STRANGE BEDFELLOWS?
Anne M. Canavan, anne.canavan at gmail.com, Tennessee Technological University

ENHANCING SOCIAL COMMUNICATION THROUGH DEBATE
BAKO Rozalia, Sapientia University of Transylvania Miercurea Ciuc, 
Romania, rozi at ngo.ro
HORVATH Gizella, Partium Christian University Oradea, Romania, 
gizusko at yahoo.com
SZABO Tunde, Transylvanian Debate Association, Romania, szabott at yahoo.com

TEACHING RHETORIC IN A PLAYFUL WAY
Michael Hoppmann, M.A. (Rhetoric and Philosophy) the University of 
T?bingen Mail: michael.hoppmann at streitkultur.net
Karsten St?lzgen, M.A. (Rhetoric and Pedagogy) Freelance speech trainer 
Mail: karsten.stoelzgen at streitkultur.net

RHETORIC IN THE MIDDLE SCHOOL - STIMULATING THE ARGUMENTATION
Anita Mirjanic, Primary school Gradec, Slovenia, anita.mirjanic at slo-kabel.si

THE USE OF CASUISTRY IN THE SOLVING OF TECHNICAL DILEMMAS IN HUMANITIES 
AND SOCIAL STUDIES
Gregor Adlesic

RHETORIC AND DISCUSSION IN THE NEW SCHOOL SYSTEM
Bostjan Debelak, Primary school Danila Kovasica Spodnje Skofije, 
Slovenia, bostjan.debelak1 at guest.arnes.si

RHETORIC IN ENGLISH LESSONS IN A THREE-YEAR VOCATIONAL PROGRAMME IN 
SECONDARY EDUCATION: EXPERIENCES FROM TEACHING PRACTICE
Natasa Makovecki, High school center Velenje, 
natasa.makovecki at guest.arnes.si

EXPERIENCE GAINED BY TEACHING PROFESSIONAL ? THEORETICAL SUBJECTS
Irena Babic Vrecar, High school of economics, Ljubljana, Slovenia

ARGUMENTATION IN SLOVENIAN POLITICS
Boris Vezjak, vezjak at yahoo.com, University of Pedagogy, Maribor, Slovenia

LECTURES EX CATHEDRA DO NOT EXIST
Zdravko Zupancic, , School of rhetoric, Ljubljana, Slovenia, 
zdravko at sola-retorike.si

PANEL: DELIBERATIVE EDUCATION
Jurate Motiejunaite, director IDEA ? International Debate Education 
Association, jmotiejunaite at idebate.org
Dr Nancy Claxton, curriculum developer, IDEA, nancy.claxton at gmail.com
Virginija Paksiene, director Lithuanian Debate Organisation, 
virginija.paksiene at gmail.com
Katrin Viru, director Estonian Debate Organisation, viru at debate.ee
Bojana Skrt, director Za in proti, zavoda za kulturo dialoga/Pro et 
contra, institute for culture of dialogue, Slovenia, bojana.skrt at siol.net

RHETORIC IN THE NEW SLOVENE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL CURRICULUM
Igor Zagar, Prmorska University, Educational Research Institute 
Slovenia, igor.zagar at guest.arnes.si

DEBATE SECTION

KEYNOTE: Steven Woods, Western Washington University, USA
Title to be announced, Steven.Woods at wwu.edu

SAM GREENLAND
Hong Kong - sgreenland at gmail.com
Comparative approaches to debate training

MAJA NENADOVIC
Giving Back the Voice:: Empowering Youth in Post-Conflict Areas
to Contribute to Peaceful Conflict Transformation
Fellow of the George Bell Institute - Majanenadovic at gmail.com

JAKOB STROVS
Srednja ekonomska Sola in gimnazija Trbovlje Jakob.strovs at guest.arnes.si
Student- Teacher- Debating practice in the framework of a debate club

SAM NELSON
Cornell University - Samnelson4 at aol.com
The "desportification" of debate: Stop making points, start
building arguments.

JAMES THOMAS
Cornell University ? jct44 at cornell.edu
LET THE SPORT CONTINUE: response to Sam Nelson?s call to ?desportify? 
competitive debating

SAM NELSON, JAMES THOMAS & ADAM BARRY
Cornell University - Samnelson4 at aol.com
Debate training in prison

ANJA SERC
Faculty of social sciences, University of Ljubljana ? anja_serc at yahoo.com
Interplay of rhetorical theory and discourse theory

MANOLIS POLYCHRONIDES
University of Athens - mpolychronides at yahoo.com
Testing whether debating as an extracurricular activity promotes 
democratic values and skills

PRIMOZ KARNAR
ZIP-Slovenia - primoz.karnar at gmail.com
Transition from Debating in Karl Popper to British Parliamentary Debate 
Format

ALAN ISAACS
Assumption University, Thailand - jedisaber108245 at yahoo.com
The study of the relationship between self-efficacy and self-esteem 
among competitive debaters within the Australasian region.

ALFRED SNIDER
University of Vermont ? Alfred.snider at uvm.edu
Internet debating ? dissolving the tyranny of distance

SCOTT HERNDON
University of Texas at Dallas - scottaherndon at hotmail.com
The importance of arguing about political process

JERNEJA DOMAJNKO
Slovenia - jerneja.domajnko at gmail.com
Influence of debating on argumentation practice

ROK AVBAR
Faculty of arts, University of Ljubljana - rok.avbar at gmail.com
History: a modest contribution to a better world

CARL L. KELL
Western Kentucky University ? carl.kell at wku.edu
The rhetoric of success ? master arguments of western culture

LOKE WING FATT
SAID, Singapore - lokewf at singnet.com.sg
Assisting Inter-Tertiary Debaters

LOKE WING FATT & HEWLENS WONG
SAID, Singapore - lokewf at singnet.com.sg
Asian debate format - an evaluation

RUTH GREGSON
Lancaster University ? ruth.gregson at hotmail.co.uk
Public radio debate - is it educationally democratic?

STEVEN WOODS & KORRY HARVEY
Western Washington University - Steven.Woods at wwu.edu
Valuing Value Debate

STEVEN WOODS & KORRY HARVEY
Western Washington University - Steven.Woods at wwu.edu
CASCAID: Advocacy beyond the Academy-Creating a Conference of Community

STEVEN WOODS
Western Washington University - Steven.Woods at wwu.edu
Topicality and the Social Contract: Establishing Boundaries for Meaning 
or Competition?

STEVEN WOODS
Western Washington University - Steven.Woods at wwu.edu
A Defense of Dissent: A Rhetorical Examination of the Undermining of 
Free Speech in Democracy

PANEL ON TEN YEARS OF SLOVENIAN DEBATE
Alfred Snider, Chair
Bojana Skrt, ZIP
Mateja Glusic Lenarcic, Gimnazija Celje Centre
Nina Cerkvenik, Gimnazja Ormoz
Anja Serc, Gimnazija Bezigrad
Edin Saracevic, Gimnazija Vic
Andreja Sut, Sredisce Ob Dravi
Dusica Dobersek, Celje
Primoz Karnar, Ljubljana University

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