Editor’s Words – Issue 27, March 2017, Rhetoric and Communications E-journal

Issue 27 includes articles in English.

The article “Considerations on the Significance of the Net and the Netizen” (written by Ronda Hauben) researchesthe role of netizens as a new social force.The author analyses the situation in South Korea and the blog posts are re-published with Ronda Hauben’s permission in issue 27.

Galina Rousseva-Sokolova in her article “Europe, seen from India” concludes that “…suggestions are made on how to reverse the mirror: how the Indian experience can be profitable to Europe and what Europe would be wise to look for when looking at India”.

Gilles Rouet in his article “Boundaries and identities” looks into the issue of boundaries in a historical and a contemporary perspective and examines how borders, gates and walls influence the formation of identitiesin a European context.

The main rubric of the issue includes 9 essays written by studentsfrom 4 universities.

Maria Stoicheva (Jean Monnet Chair) presents the results of the research, educational process and joint work in the introduction “Political, cultural and linguistic challenges of European identity”.

The 4th ESTUDIA conference “Dialogues without Borders: Strategies of Interpersonal and Inter-group Communication(29-30 September 2017, Sofia University, Bulgaria) is announced in the issue too.

Editors: Prof.PhD Maria Stoicheva, Prof. Doc. Hab. Ivanka Mavrodieva, Assist. Prof. PhD NikolinaTsvetkova.

Сп. „Реторика и комуникации“, брой 27, март 2017 г., https://rhetoric.bg/

Rhetoric and Communications E-journal, Issue 27, March 2017, http://journal.rhetoric.bg/