About us

Organisation


Executive Board

President
Cornelia Ilie (Founder of ESTIDIA)
Professor of Linguistics and Rhetoric, Malmö University, Sweden
Visiting Professor, Hellenic American University, Athens, Greece (2017–)

Executive Secretary
Izabela Lazar, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada


Advisory Board

Donal Carbaugh, University of Massachusetts Amherst, USA
Marcelo Dascal, Tel Aviv University, Israel
Helga Kotthoff, University of Freiburg, Germany
Claire Kramsch, UC Berkeley, USA
Ivanka Mavrodieva, Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski”, Bulgaria
Itesh Sachdev, University of London, UK
Arie Sover, The Academic Arab College for Education, Israel
Anna Triandafyllidou, European University Institute, Florence, Italy
Jef Verschueren, University of Antwerp, Belgium
Li Wei, Birkbeck College, University of London, UK
Ruth Wodak, Lancaster University, UK


Founding members

Sedef Algi – Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey
Elena Buja – ”Transilvania” University of Brasov, Romania
Costanza Cucchi – Catholic University, Milan, Italy
Elena Gheorghita – State University of Moldova, Chisinau, Moldova
Cornelia Ilie – Malmö University, Sweden
Izabela Lazar – University of British Colombia, Vancouver, Canada
Adrian Lesenciuc – “Henri Coanda” Air Force Academy, Brasov, Romania
Raluca Mihaela Levonian – University of Bucharest, Romania / University of Calabria, Italy
Malcolm MacDonald – University of Warwick, UK
John McKeown – MEF International School Istanbul, Turkey
Esther Pascual – University of Groningen, The Netherlands
Angel Raluy – University of Vic, Barcelona, Spain
Daniela Roventa-Frumusani – Bucharest University, Romania
Hussain Al Sharoufi – Gulf University for Science and Technology, Kuwait
Mariselda Tessarolo – University of Padua, Italy


Web Site and social media Manager 

Valentin Vanghelescu – University of Bucharest, Romania