COST Action CA17132 - APPLY
European Network for Argumentation and Public Policy Analysis

Argument Mapping Workshop

Argument Mapping Workshop

Dates: Friday 15 March to Monday 18 March

Location: ArgLab Nova University of Lisbon – Faculdade de Ciências Sociais e Humanas | Institute of Philosophy

Type/tag: Training school

Training School on Argument Mapping took place at Nova University in Lisbon from March 15th until March 18th 2019 and it immediately preceded Networks kick off conference. It was organised as a mix of lecturing, group discussion, exercises, and self-study, with the intent to improve participant’s ability to analyse, evaluate, and produce natural language arguments, assisted by the online argument-mapping tool Rationale.

Trainer was Dr. phil. habil. Frank Zenker and 26 participants were PhD students, early carrier researches, educators and stakeholders’ representatives from COST countries. Judging by the participant`s feedback, training school on Argument Mapping was successful and useful in further research of PhD students but also applicable in practice of educators and policy makers.

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COST (European Cooperation in Science and Technology) is a funding agency for research and innovation networks. Our Actions help connect research initiatives across Europe and enable scientists to grow their ideas by sharing them with their peers. This boosts their research, career and innovation.

COST Action CA17132

Providing and criticising reasons is indispensable to achieve sound public policy that commands the support of both citizens and stakeholders. This need is now widely acknowledged in the recent literature and key EU documents, which highlight the perils of populist discourse and policies.

Action Contacts

Andreia Domingues - Grant Manager [CA 17132]
NOVA - FCSH | Avenida de Berna, 26 C
1069-061 Lisboa - Portugal

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