Tom Wright appeared on BBC Radio's flagship ideas discussion programme In Our Time with Melvyn Bragg on the topic of 'Charisma' alongside Linda Woodhead of King's College London, and David Bell of Princeton. You can listen to the recording here: https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/m0015b6r
Arlene Holmes-Henderson and Tom Wright spoke at 'Speaking Freely: Finding Words', a special event at the University of London's School of Advanced Study co-convened by the Institute of Historical Research and Institute for Classical Studies. Details here
Arlene Holmes-Henderson and Tom Wright spoke at the Reuters Institute at the University of Oxford on the idea of the inarticulate citizen and the importance of classical rhetoric
Stephen Coleman was a keynote speaker at Oracy@Cambridge's 2021 online Conference on 'Changing Minds' at the University of Cambridge
Speaking Citizens hosted a session on 'Powerful Protest: How Does Language Enhance Activism' as part of the Sussex Festival of Ideas. You can watch the event here:
Tom F. Wright spoke about nineteenth century black female public speakers at the British Association for American Studies Digital Conference.
Our entire team spoke at an online Public Seminar discussing the status of our project a year in. You can watch a recording of that event here:
Tom F. Wright and Arlene Holmes-Henderson spoke at a 'Rhetoric in the Humanities' event at the Centre for Intellectual History at the University of Sussex
Tom F. Wright spoke about the radical history of c18th elocution at a special research seminar at the Université de Bordeaux-Montaigne, France.
- Stephen Coleman, Arlene Holmes-Henderson, Stuart Dunmore and Tom F. Wright addressed the research seminar of the Cambridge Educational Dialogue Research centre (CEDiR) at the University of Cambridge. You can watch a recording of that session here.
- Stuart Dunmore presented at the Research on Language and Linguistics at Sussex (ROLLS) seminar on 'Ethnolinguistic identity in a transatlantic minority: Gaelic in contemporary Canada'
To find out more see: http://sussexlinguists.blogspot.com/
- Stuart Dunmore, Arlene Holmes-Henderson and Tom F. Wright spoke at the Language in Context Seminar at the University of Edinburgh
Friday 5th February
We will be addressing the Language in Context Seminar at the University of Edinburgh
at 15:00-16:30 on Zoom
Thursday 25th Feb
We will be addressing the research seminar of the Cambridge Educational Dialogue Research centre (CEDiR) at the University of Cambridge.
at 13:00-14:00 on Zoom
March 4th Feb
Speaking Citizens Open Seminar
We are hosting an online Open Seminar discussing the current status of our project.
Please feel free to join us on Zoom at this event using this Zoom link
Thursday 18th March
Tom F. Wright and Arlene Holmes-Henderson will be speaking at a 'Rhetoric in the Humanities' event at the Centre for Intellectual History at the University of Sussex
at 17:00-1900 on Zoom