In May 2021, within the Interdisciplinary Seminar of Religions and Ideologies, a series of conferences and presentations with public participation took place in the context of students’ research activities. The speakers at the conferences were Ph.D. students, Iulia Medveschi, Alina Marincean and Cristina Borș, all three Ph.D. candidates at Babeș-Bolyai University, Doctoral School of Communication, Public Relations and Advertising.
Iulia Medveschi in her research ”Persuasive strategies in Romanian politician’s discourse” focused on the necessity of the interdisciplinary approach when trying to define the concept ’’discourse”, insisting on the political discourse as an act of complex of interactions.
”Elie Wiese’s means of communication between incapacity and duty” presented by Alina Marincean pointed out the most relevant means of communication grounded in Elie Wiesel’s work arguing that communication is a fundamental and one of the most active elements in the construction and definition of Elie Wiesel’s perspective on Genocide.
Cristina Borș tackled the topic of ”Ethics and Brand in the post Decembrist Romanian political space” in a research that pointed out how the political practice is conceived in Romanian environment, what are the limits and features of ethics and branding in this context, insisting on the importance of ethics and moral evaluation as resources for improving political reality.
Within World LUMEN Congress | May 26 – 30, Iași, Romania, Prof. PhD. Sandu Frunză & PhD. student Alina Marincean from Babes-Bolyai University, Cluj, Romania, Department of Communication, Public Relations and Advertising, presented the lecture “The Ethics of Elie Wiesel’s Storytelling as a New Theoretical Approach in Representing the Holocaust” giving several considerations towards new perspectives on progressive directions of learning about the Holocaust using Elie Wiesel’s storytelling as a social and communication paradigm.