Željko Ivanković is an author, publisher, manager, university lecturer and former diplomat from Zagreb, Croatia, having significant international experience. Željko was economic counsellor at the Embassy of Croatia in Tokyo and in Canberra. Earlier in his career he was a well known Croatian economic and political journalist.
Rade Šerbedžija is a Croatian actor, director, and musician. He has founded postgraduate course “Acting, media, culture” at University of Rijeka where he is an emeritus professor.
Idis Turato is a successful Croatian architect, running Turato Archtects, Sweet&Salt Flagship Director (Rijeka 2020 – ECOC) and a professor at universities in Zagreb, Split and Belgrade.
Alenka Zupančič is a Slovenian philosopher whose work focuses on psychoanalysis and continental philosophy. She is currently a full-time researcher at the Institute of Philosophy of the Slovenian Academy of Sciences and Arts and a visiting professor at the European Graduate School.
Nenad Miščević is a Croatian philosopher whose work focuses on epistemology, political philosophy and philosophy of mind. An expert in both continental and analytical philosophy, he has published numerous books, articles, essays on a wide range of topics, many in philosophy of language and philosophy of psychology.
After being a professor of educational psychology at the University of Zagreb, Faculty of philosophy, Vlasta Vizek Vidović joined The Institute for Social Research in Zagreb as a Senior Scientific Associate and a Principle Investigator at its Center for Educational Research and Development. Her main research interests in organizational psychology and in educational psychology now are developed in the Higher Education Initiative for Southeastern Europe (HEISEE).