Contributors

Rhetoric and Communications E-journal, Issue 33, March 2018

Special issue – papers of 4th ESTIDIA conference “Dialogues without borders: strategies of interpersonal and inter-group communication

Rafael Jiménez Cataño – Taking care of the other’s image: when the other is beyond a border Communicating through the ‘boundaries’ of a globalized world

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Prof. Rafael Jiménez Cataño, PhD – University of the Holy Cross, Rome. Communication Faculty. Born in Mexico, Doctor of Philosophy, Full Professor of Rhetoric at the Communication Faculty of the Holy Cross University, Rome. Among his books is Ragione e persona nella persuasione. Testi su dialogo e argomentazione (Roma, 2012). Some of his recent papers presented at conferences are “The Role of Goodwill in Conflictive Communication” (Bucharest 2005), “The Critical Value of Trust” (Rome 2009), “Resources to Manage Stereotypes and Similar Issues” (Padua 2010), “Taking Care of Identity through Politeness” (Brasov 2014), “The Relevance of Human Being’s Comprehension in Persuasion” (Warsaw 2015), “Dialogue in View of Human Caring” (Nancy 2015). http://www.rafaeljimenezcatano.net. E-mail: jimenez@pusc.it

Katarzyna Gajlewicz-Korab, Anna Jupowicz-Ginalska, Joanna Szylko-Kwas – Poland and its neighbors – in the context of online media narrative

Dr Katarzyna Gajlewicz-Korab is a media expert at the Department of Media Systems at the Faculty of Journalism, Information and Book Studies, University of Warsaw. She holds a PhD in political science (2009, University of Warsaw). She has worked as a journalist in several radio and press editorial offices in Poland. Her specialism is in the field of the French media system, the image of Muslims in France, the celebrity phenomenon. A member of the international research group (LEMEL) monitoring the online media market in Europe. Since 2015, she has been coordinator of the Polish corps of this group. E-mail: k.gajlewicz@uw.edu.pl

Dr Anna Jupowicz-Ginalska is a media expert at the Department of Social Communication and Public Relations at the Faculty of Journalism, Information and Book Studies, University of Warsaw. She holds a PhD in political science (2009, University of Warsaw). She is one of very few experts in media marketing in Poland. She has also worked as a promotion specialist for PR agencies and media corporations. Her specialism is in the field of media marketing, public relations, modern marketing communication, virtual reality and augmented reality. Since 2015, she has been a member of LEMEL international research group. E-mail: a.ginalska@uw.edu.pl

Dr Joanna Szylko-Kwas is a media expert at the Department of Press Photography and Journalistic Genres at the Faculty of Journalism, Information and Book Studies, University of Warsaw. She holds a PhD in political science (2010, University of Warsaw) and has been co-editor of the scientific journals ‘Media Studies’ and ‘Journalism Research Review Quarterly’. Her specialism is in the field of journalism genres (especially interviews and talk shows) and press photography. Since 2016, she has been a member of LEMEL international research group. E-mail: j.szylko@uw.edu.pl

Eli Popova – The role of public libraries in the modern interpersonal and inter-group intercultural dialogue

Dr Eli Popova is Chief Assistant Professor at Sofia University, Faculty of Philosophy, Department of Library and Information Studies and Cultural Policy. Her professional interests include the role of libraries in modern social processes; the value of libraries for modern users; the demographic, social, cultural and information characteristics of library users and their dynamic changes; the creation of library and information services and products, and the effectiveness of their use (usability); staff and career development in libraries. Dr. Popova offers classes in the field of digitizing cultural heritage and teaches students of “Library and Information Sciences.” E-mail: popova@phls.uni-sofia.bg

Gergana Rayzhekova – Music identity schizophrenia in the current alternative rock scene in Bulgaria. How identity emigration has led to the rise of the cover value.

Gergana Rayzhekova, PhD, is interested in music, arts, media etc. and she has published papers on media studies, music and the media. The topic of her dissertation is “Development of the Modern Alternative Scene in Bulgaria (Music Clubs and the Media)”. E-mail: grayzhekova@yahoo.com

Hristina Sokolova – Success as a new dimension of cultural variability: linear vs. relational cultures

Hristina Sokolova, PhD (hsokolova@uni-ruse.bg) is a senior assistant professor from the European Studies and International Relations Department (Faculty of Business and Management) at the University of Ruse “Angel Kanchev”. Dr. Sokolova teaches courses in intercultural and business communication studies. Her fields of interest are intercultural and organizational communication as well as socio-cultural studies. Publications list: http://publications.uni-ruse.bg/index.php?cmd=browsePapersGuest&pid=hsokolova. E-mail:

Iglika Kassabova – The rhetoric of protests (Visual and verbal messages of the protests)

Iglika Kassabova, PhD, is a lecturer at City College, International Faculty of Sheffield University, Bulgaria. The topic of her dissertation is “Rhetorical techniques for persuasion in the media environment (from television shows to social networks)”. She publishes in the fields of rhetoric, media communication, virtual rhetoric, visual argumentation. E-mail: iglika_kassabova@hotmail.com Iglika Kassabova is a PhD in Rhetorics and an academic researcher, engaged with the challenges of virtual rhetoric, modern public communication and visual argumentation. She is also a practitioner in the fields of marketing and advertising and a lecturer in Consumer Behavior and Digital Marketing. E-mail: iglika_kassabova@hotmail.com

Kamen Tsvetkov – The communicative potential of non-figurative sculpture

Kamen Tsvetkov, PhD, is a sculptor and lecturer at the University of Architecture, Civil Engineering and Geodesy (UACEG) where he teaches Modelling at the Faculty of Architecture. He has taken part in a number of solo and general exhibitions with his artistic works and he has organised sculptural symposia in Bulgaria. Kamen Tsvetkov’s work can be seen at: www.kamentsvetkov.com. His research interests lie in the field of the communication processes in artistic creation and appreciation. He is also among the founders and active members of the “7+1” Art Group. E-mail: kamen.tsvetkov@gmail.com

Mariyan Tomov, Lilia Raycheva – Populist approaches to migration in the contemporary media ecosystem

Prof. Dr. Lilia Raycheva is lecturer at the Faculty of Journalism and Mass Communication of “St. Kliment Ohridski” Sofia University, Bulgaria. She has been publishing extensively. She has successfully participated in a number of international projects on various mass media issues. Her research interests are focused in the area of media ecosystems, political communication, media literacy, audio-visual production. E-mail: lraycheva@yahoo.com

Mariyan Tomov, Lilia Raycheva – Populist approaches to migration in the contemporary media ecosystem

Dr. Mariyan Tomov has defended his PhD dissertation at the Faculty of Journalism and Mass Communication of “St. Kliment Ohridski” Sofia University, Bulgaria. His scholarly interests include political communication, protest movements, political slogans and demands, populism, media and international relations, social media, changes in national media and communication systems. E-mail: mariyan.d.tomov@gmail.com

Maria Genova – Digital communication through effective verbal language in the 21st century classroom.

Maria Genova is a Teacher-in-Chief at 2ELS “Thomas Jefferson”, Sofia, with thirty years of teaching experience. She acquired I PCC in English at the Department for Information and Improvement of Teachers in 2003. She has presented at IAFEFL, NELLE, ELTECS, E-Teacher Professional Development and E-learning Conferences in Bulgaria and abroad. Since 1995 she has taken part in projects run by the British Council, the Pestalozzi Programme and the Ministry of Education. A co-author of the Е4Y Workbooks, test and exam designer for 8th – 10th grade, she has also been involved in the adaptation of course books for 8th, 9th and 10th grade under the new syllabus. She is currently developing her phD thesis in the field of modern language education. E-mail: maria_metodievabg@yahoo.com

Maya Yaneva – Business communication skills of Bulgarians within a multi-cultural environment

Maya Yaneva has been a Master in Human Resources Management from UNWE since 2002, Sofia and was certified by Vienna Economic University for graduating courses of Interpersonal Relations in Management and Business Logistics in 2003. Maya Yaneva has more than 10 years of experience in Business Process Outsourcing industry as part of a global organization among the leaders in the industry. Over the years, she has developed along the organizational ladder holding several management positions: starting as Operations Manager in 2008 for EMEA multilingual multichannel support for one of the world’s leading mobile manufacturer companies. After 4 years she was promoted to the role of Senior Operations Manager and moved to support the opening of a new office in Belgrade. From May 2012 for 5 years she was the head of the Sofia office, managing a site of approximately 800 employees supporting 13 global clients. In October 2017, she was promoted as Director Account Management, EMEA, being responsible for key global clients, developing and strengthening the cooperation with them. Having a strong business background Maya Yaneva is interested in the fields of Intercultural management, human behavior, organizational behavior, organizational culture and communication in organization for optimizing the relations between management and employees, EU and international relations. E-mail: maya_yaneva@yahoo.com

Tsvetelina Tsvetanova Panchelieva – Improving team effectiveness in tech companies with different countries of origin

Tsvetelina Panchelieva holds a PhD degree in Psychology from “St. Kliment Ohridski” Sofia University, Department of Social, Work and Educational Psychology. She also holds a Master’s degree in Work and Organizational Psychology and a Bachelors degree in Psychology. Currently, she works on various projects for business organizations related to organizational development and is an assistant professor in Organizational psychology and Organizational culture in Sofia University. Email: tsvetelina.ts.p@gmail.com

Сп. „Реторика и комуникации“, брой 33, март 2018 г., http://rhetoric.bg/

Rhetoric and Communications E-journal, Issue 33, March 2018, http://journal.rhetoric.bg/

Special Issue“Dialogues without borders: strategies of interpersonal and inter-group communication”, 29 – 30 September 2017, Faculty of Philosophy, Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski”, Sofia, Bulgaria

  • Научното електронното списание „Реторика и комуникации” започва да се издава като част от дейностите по проект № 167 от 2011 г., НИС, СУ „Св. Климент Охридски” „Особености на академичната комуникация в интернет (Уеб 2.0): писане и публикуване в научни електронни списания”.
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