Michael Metzeltin, doctor in Romance Philology, said yesterday the need to study the speeches to unravel the mechanisms of power and social relations, founded originally in communication. “Power is a highly discursive phenomenon, can’t be perceived and implemented without speeches, texts, images, symbols. The power doesn’t exist without representation, without speech, must be represented, it must be said“, he argues in his inaugural speech in the Royal Academy of Doctors (RAD), “The power and semiotics, who read yesterday in Barcelona.

For the new academic, “the speech make, conceptual and semiotic, social structures, communities and their mechanisms of production and distribution of goods with its rules. That is, the power structures“.