International Symposium

Monte-Verità, Ascona,
sept. 29th - oct. 3rd, 2002

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Sunday, 29.09 Schedule
14.30 Registration
15.30-15.45 Introduction and welcoming words from the organizing committee
15.45-16.30 Cornelia Ilie (University of Orebro) 
From totalitarian to post-totalitarian discourse: Ceausescu's and Iliescu's (semantic) agents
16.30-17.00 Coffee break
17.00-17.45 Jürgen Wilke (University of Mainz) 
Press instructions as a tool to manipulate the public under the Nazi-Government. With an eye to the German Democratic Republic
17.45-18.30 Valerij Dem'jankov (Moscow State University) 
Implied reference to the audience in the political writings of V. Lenin, I. Stalin and L. Trotzky
19.30 Dinner
Monday, 30.09 Schedule
9.00-9.45 Carlos Inchaurralde (University of Zaragoza) 
Propaganda fights and Pinochet's case
9.45-10.30 Eddo Rigotti (University of Lugano) 
Towards a classification of manipulative discourses
10.30-11.00 Coffee break
11.00-11.45 Louis de Saussure (University of Geneva) 
Manipulation, cognitive pragmatics and discourse analysis
11.45-12.30 Giovanni Bensi (CSSEO, Trento)
Journalistic language in political information (in the USSR)
12.30 Lunch
14.30-15.15 Vladimir Iliescu (University of Aachen) 
"Trachomanie" et "Protochronie", deux formes de manipulation idéologique du totalitarisme de Ceaucescu
15.15-16.00 Paul Danler (University of Innsbruck) 
Morpho-syntactic and textual realizations as deliberate pragmatic argumentative linguistic tools?
16.00-16.30 Coffee break
16.30-17.15 Regina Blass (Nairobi Evangelical School of Theology) 
Manipulation in the Speeches and Writings of Hitler and the NSDAP
17.15-18.00 Alexej Shmelev (Moscow State University) 
Manipulation in Russian: Universal and Language-Specific
19.30 Dinner

Tuesday, 01.10 Schedule
9.00-9.45 Nicholas Allott (University College London) 
The role of misused concepts in manufacturing consent: a cognitive account
9.45-10.30 Jacques Moeschler (University of Geneva) 
Propositional and non-propositional effects of manipulatory discourse
10.30-11.00 Coffee break
11.00-11.45 Paul Chilton (University of East Anglia) 
Argumentation Strategies in Mein Kampf: An approach from Cognitive Linguistics
11.45-12.30 Daniel Weiss (University of Zurich) 
Stalinist and National Socialist propaganda discourse: how much do they have in common?
12.30 Lunch
14.00-14.20 Short presentation: Tran Thi Bang Trinh (University of Lugano), The last self-presentation of the communist party in Vietnam
14.20-14.40 Short presentation: Andreea Ghita (University of Bucarest), Ironic recycling of romanian totalitarian "wooden language" (post 1989 print media texts).
14.40-19.30 Free afternoon
18.45 Business meeting (preparation of the roundtable)
19.30 Dinner
Wednesday, 02.10 Schedule
9.00-9.45 Pavel Parshin (Moscow State Institute of International Relations) 
The notion of manipulation in social sciences: approaches, debates and limits
9.45-10.30 Hildegard van Zweel (University of South Africa, Pretoria) 
Managing consent during the apartheid era: a linguistic perspective
10.30-11.00 Coffee break
11.00-11.45 Manfred Kienpointner (University of Innsbuck) 
Racist propaganda within German, French and Italien post-fascist traditions
11.45-12.30 Giovanni Codevilla (University of Trieste) 
The military terminology in Soviet constitutions
12.30 Lunch 
14.30-15.15 Sara Cigada (University of Lugano) 
Les émotions dans les discours de Pétain
15.15-16.00 Wolfgang Hünig (University of Duisburg) 
British and German Political Cartoons as Weapons in WWI
16.00-16.30 Coffee break
16.30-16.50 Short presentation: Sara Greco (University of Lugano), Presupposition and manipulation
16.50-17.10 Short presentation: Rui Manuel Ramos (University of Minho, Braga), Discours vert et manipulation
17.10-17.30 Short presentation: Mihai Frumuselu (University of Orebro): Argumentation and Manipulation in Communist Romania.
17.30-18.15 Ingo Hueck (Max Planck Institute, Frankfurt) 
Aggressive international law - How German international lawyers acted linguistically during the Third Reich
19.30 Dinner
Thursday, 03.10 Schedule
9.00-9.45 Andrea Rocci (University of Lugano)
Are Manipulatory Texts Coherent?
9.45-10.30 Fernando Orlandi (CSSEO, Trento)
Title to be announced
10.30-11.00 Coffee break
11.00-11.20 Short presentation: Charley Rowe (University of Newcastle): Manipulation through suggestion: the red-white-and-blue cloak of deception.
11.20-1140 Short presentation: Patrick Suvada (University of Lugano), Victory and Defeat. An Analysis about Manipulation of War Reports in the German Newsreel 1941-1943.
11.40-12.30 Round table: towards new methodologies in manipulation analysis
12.30-13.00 Conference conclusions 


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