Talks

Media and interviews

  • Interview with Cristián Santibañez, Universidad Diego Portales, Santiago de Chile, on 17 November 2014 (in Spanish)

Invited talks

2015

  • “Eléments de rhétorique cognitive. Manipulation, argumentation et persuasion”. Université de Lausanne, Switzerland, 30.11.2015
  • “Deception and implicitness. How to tell whether people mean what they don’t say”.  Linguistics Circle, Bangor University, UK, 18.11.2015
  • “Charges of conspiracy in climate change controversy. The case of Werner Munter’s arguments against anthropogenic climate change”, Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Portugal, 25.09.2015
  • Series of 3 talks at the Universidad de Costa Rica, Costa Rica:
    • “Estudiar la comunicación manipulativa (y no-cooperativa):
      problemas pragmáticos”, 04.08.2015
    • “Manipulación y restricción de selección contextual. Algunas herramientas pragmáticas para el análisis del discurso persuasivo y manipulativo”, 05.08.2015
    • “Inferencia pragmática y falacias. Aspectos cognitivos del procesamiento de argumentos”, 06.08.2015
  • “Discourse, cognitive processingand fallacious arguments”. Université de Neuchâtel, 13.05.2015

2014

  • “Manipulation et arguments fallacieux. Une approche pragmatique cognitive”, Séminaire doctoral interdisciplinaire ADA, “Discours argumentatifs, discours manipulateurs”, MESHS Lille, France, 11.04.2014
  • “Why rhetorical questions are more argumentative than ironical questions. A pragmatic account”, with Thierry Raeber, PRAGLAB meeting, Université de Fribourg, Switzerland, 06.10.2014
  • Series of 5 invited talks at the Universidad Diego Portales and Universidad de la Serena, Chile:
    • “Estudiar la comunicación manipulativa (y no-cooperativa): problemas pragmáticos”, Universidad Diego Portales, Chile, 04.11.2014
    • “Manipulación y constreñimiento/restricción de selección contextual. Algunas herramientas pragmáticas para el análisis del discurso persuasivo y manipulativo”, Universidad Diego Portales, Chile, 06.11.2014
    • “Inferencia pragmática y falacias: Aspectos cognitivos del procesamiento de argumentos”, Universidad Diego Portales, Chile, 11.11.2014
    • “Herramientas pragmático-cognitivas para la reconstrucción de argumentos implícitos: una propuesta metodológica”, Universidad Diego Portales, Chile, 13.11.2014
    • “Herramientas pragmático-cognitivas para el análisis del discurso. El caso de la manipulación y de la argumentación implícita”, Universidad de La Serena, Chile, 14.11.2014
  • “Commitment attribution and the reconstruction of arguments”, TAR Research colloquium, Universiteit van Amsterdam (UvA), Netherlands, 04.04.2014

2013

  • “Commitment attribution and the reconstruction of arguments”. European Conference on Argumentation (ECA) Workshop, “Argumentation and rational decisions”, Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Portugal, 05-06.12.2013
  • “Commentary on Dima Mohammed’s ‘What do we do with practical arguments? Accountability in political discussions about future courses of action’. European Conference on Argumentation (ECA) Workshop, “Argumentation and rational decisions”, Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Portugal, 05-06.12.2013
  • “Compétition modulaire:compréhension, raisonnement et argumentation”, Journée d’études avec le CRISCO, Caen, “L’interface sémantique – pragmatique – discours”, Université de Neuchâtel, Switzerland, 31.10.2014
  • “Métaphore et argumentation. Avantages rhétoriques et épistémiques de la métaphore filée”. Language, meaning, cognition Research Group, Université de Neuchâtel, Switzerland, 16.04.2013

2012

  • “Humour et inattendu: aspects linguistiques et cognitifs”. Invited public conference, Galerie J, Geneva, 06.06.2012
  • “Why are fallacies effective? Cognitive aspects of argument processing”.TAR Research colloquium, Universiteit van Amsterdam (UvA), Netherlands, 02.11.2012
  • “Manipulation, argumentation, langage et cognition : une approche pragmatique cognitive”. Linguistics research seminar, Université de Genève, Switzerland, 13.11.2012

Conferences and workshops

2015

2014

2013

2012

2011

2010

  • “Metaphors and consent in political discourse: a pragmatic view on some perlocutionary issues”, with Alain Rihs. Critical Approaches to Discourse Across Disciplines (CADAAD 2010). University of Lodz, Poland, 13-15.09.2010
  • “Relevance for effectiveness: cognitive underpinnings of argument processing”. 7th International Society for the Study of Argumentation (ISSA) Conference. Universiteit van Amsterdam (UvA), Netherlands, 29.06-02.07.2012
  • “The cognitive determinants of manipulation”, with Didier Maillat. Utterance Interpretation and Cognitive Models III (UICM3), Université Libre de Bruxelles, Belgium, 05-07.02.2010

2009

  • “Pragmatique de la non-coopération: problèmes théoriques”. Groupe de Recherche en Sémantique et Pragmatique, Université de Neuchâtel, Switzerland, 25.11.2009
  • “Communication manipulatoire et non-coopération: quelques pistes pour une étude pragmatique”. Journée jeunes chercheurs LALIC, Université Catholique de l’Ouest, Angers, France, 11-12.06.2009

2008

  • “Can intention-based theories of meaning construction account for uncooperative communication?”, with Didier Maillat. Critical Approaches to Discourse Across Disciplines (CADAAD2008), University of Hertfordshire, UK,  10-12.07.2008
  • “Manipulation through contextual constraining. A pragmatic account”. Language, Ideology and Power Research Group, Lancaster University, UK, 09.06.2008
  • “Constraints on contextual selection: Pragmatic views on manipulation”, with Didier Maillat. 4th Lodz Symposium: New developments in linguistic pragmatics. University of Lodz, Poland, 15-18.05.2008
  • “Can implicitly derived contents integrate a commitment store? A cognitive pragmatic account of commitment assessment”, with Louis de Saussure. International workshop IADA 2008: Word meaning in argumentative dialogue, Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Milan, Italy, 15-17.05.2008

2007

  • “Commitment and attitudes in reported speech”, with Patrick Morency. 10th International Conference ‘IPRA’ (International PRagmatics Association), University of Göteborg, Sweden, 08-13.07.2007
  • “What did you say he implied? Inferring commitment from explicit and/or implicit markers in reported speech”, with Patrick Morency and Louis de Saussure. The notion of commitment in linguistics’, University of Antwerp, Belgium, 11-13.01.2007
  • “Inferences on commitment from verbal prefaces in reported speech”, with Patrick Morency. CUSO Doctoral School in Language studies, Leysin, Switzerland, 19-22.03.2007

2006

2005

  • “Pragmatique, modularité et métareprésentation”. Research day SNF, project ‘Usages non descriptifs des expressions temporelles’, University of Neuchâtel, Switzerland, 16.12.2005
  • “La manipulation dans les discours péronistes (1943-1955): Aspects propositionnels et non-propositionnels”. Research seminar in linguistics, Université de Neuchâtel, Switzerland, 01.06.2005
  • “La manipulation dans les discours péronistes (1943-1955): Stratégies de manipulation linguistiques et non-linguistiques”. Training course for high school tutors, High School “Les Coudriers”, Geneva, 05.2005
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