DiscourseNet Board

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DiscourseNet is a network that builds on the activities of its members. It aims to follow the principles of democracy, diversity, transparency and efficiency. DiscourseNet members suggest and elect the Board, which should reflect the diversity of backgrounds of DiscourseNet. The Board deals with a number of tasks, including website maintenance and development, internal and external communications, finances, decision on and planning of events and activities, publications, projects, groups. The current temporary Board has been formed to prepare the transition toward a more formal association which will be launched in Paris during the DNC3-ALED Congress. Its members are:

  • Johannes Angermuller, linguistics/sociology, Warwick, UK/EHESS Paris, France (Steering Group coordinator, editor Palgrave Discourse Publications)
  • Cristina Arincibia Aguilera, linguistics, Santiago, Chile (ALED)
  • Sasa Bosančič, sociology, Augsburg, Germany (DiscourseNet Collaborative Working Paper Series)
  • Eduardo Chávez Herrera, linguistics/semiotics, Warwick, UK
  • Aurora Fragonara, linguistics, Bergamo, Italy
  • Péter Furkó, communication/linguistics, Budapest, Hungary
  • Tian Hailong, sociolinguistics, Tianjin, China
  • Michael Kranert, communication/linguistics, Edinburgh, Southampton
  • Jan Krasni, German Studies/communication, Niš, Serbia
  • Felicitas Macgilchrist, education/communication, Braunschweig, Göttingen, Germany (Steering Group)
  • Jens Maeße, sociology, Gießen, Germany (DiscourseNet Collaborative Working Paper Series
  • Martin Nonhoff, political science, Bremen, Germany
  • Irina Mironova, linguistics, Nizhny Novgorod, Russia
  • Laura Pardo, linguistics, Buenos Aires, Argentina (ALED)
  • Kaushalya Perera, Education, linguistics, Sri Lanka
  • Yannik Porsché, Philosophy, psychology, sociology, Munich, Germany
  • Luciana Radut-Gaghi, communication, Paris, France
  • Marco Ruiz, linguistics, São Carlos, Brazil, Paris, France
  • Tatiana Shutova, linguistics, Nizhny Novgorod, Russia
  • Jaspal Singh, linguistics, Hong Kong (Steering Group communications manager)
  • Jan Zienkowski, communication, Brussels, Belgium (Steering Group web page)