Professor Leons Taivans

Professor Taivans graduated from the Moscow State University, Oriental Languages Institute of Faculty of History and Philology. Currently, He is a professor at University of Latvia, Faculty of Humanities, Department of Asian Studies.

dr-paed-professor-zenta-anspoka_Dr.paed., professor Zenta Anspoka

Doctor in Pedagogy science, professor and senior researcher at School Pedagogy Department in Riga Teacher Training and Educational Management Academy. Zenta Anspoka is a author of monographs, more than 70 scientific articles about lingua didactic, multicultural education and inclusive education, as well as a author of teaching and learning aids. She is a Latvian Scientific Council expert and expert of different Latvian and international projects and programs.

dr-phil-professor-ainars-dimants_Dr.phil., Professor Ainārs Dimants

Director of Doctoral Communication Science Programme on Communication Management and Chairman of the Promotion Council for Communication Science of Turiba University in Riga. Acquired Doctoral Degree at the Free University of Berlin, a well-known media researcher, journalist and one of the founders and leaders of the European Movement Latvia. Board member of the National Electronic Mass Media Council (NEPLP) since 2012, chairman of it 2012-2015. Member of several professional and scientific associations: Latvian Association of Journalists (LŽA), Media Institute, BAMR, AABS, IAMCR, EMMA, and author of more than 65 academic publications, Scientific Supervisor of the European Journalism Observatory portals in Latvian and Russian, Chief Editor of the magazine Akadēmiskā Dzīve (Academic Life), member of the editorial boards for magazines Central European Journal of Communication and Humanities and Social Sciences Latvia. Studied at the University of Latvia and at the Lomonosov Moscow State University. Recipient of the Fulbright and DAAD research scholarships. Lecturer at Turiba University for several study courses such as Communication Science, Journalism Technologies, Communication Science and Journalism, Contemporary Communication Theories, Media Management. Active in the student society Austrums in free time.