Governing Committee of the International Society of Biosemiotic Studies

The ISBS was founded on June 12, 2005 by the following scholars: Myrdene Anderson, Marcello Barbieri, Søren Brier, Luis Emilio Bruni, Charbel El-Hani, Claus Emmeche, Donald Favareau, Jesper Hoffmeyer, Kaie Kotov, Kalevi Kull, Anton Markoš, Frederik Stjernfelt.

From 2005-2012, Jesper Hoffmeyer (University of Copenhagen) served as the Society’s President and Don Favareau (National University of Singapore) served as the Society’s Vice-President, Webmaster, Treasurer and Secretary.

From 2012-2015, Jesper Hoffmeyer (University of Copenhagen) served as the Society’s President and Timo Maran  (University of Tartu) served as the Society’s Vice-President.

The current term (2018-2021) ISBS leadership is comprised of:

President: Kalevi Kull (University of Tartu)

Vice-President: Don Favareau (National University of Singapore)

Secretary: Paul Cobley (Middlesex University, UK)

Treasurer: Luis Emilio Bruni (University of Copenhagen, Denmark)

Webmaster: Yogi Hale Hendlin (Erasmus University Rotterdam, Netherlands)

Board Members:

Victoria Alexander, Dactyl Foundation, New York, USA

Argyris Arnellos, University of the Basque Country, Spain

Søren Brier, Copenhagen Business School, Denmark

Yagmur Denizhan, Bogazici University, Turkey

Jan Hoffmeyr, University of Stellenbosch, South Africa

Karel Kleisner, Charles University, Czech Republic

Kalevi Kull, University of Tartu, Estonia

 

The current ISBS constitution was approved at the ISBS General Assembly on 20th July 2012 at Tartu University.

Click here to download a copy of the ISBS constitution.

Click here to download a copy of the 2012 ISBS General Assembly report.