Ilona Biernacka-Ligięza

is Professor in  Maria Curie-Sklodowska in Lublin. She was a Visiting Professor at University of North Carolina, University of Macerata,  Canterbury Christ Church University. She was awarded more than 10 international research grants. She published 10 monographs and more than 100 scientific papers and book chapters. Her research interests include: local media, mass communication, digital media, cross-cultural communication, local democracy, globalization, glocalization, media and politics, media and identity, minorities in local public sphere. She is the Scientific Coordinator in the REINITIELISE project.

Kamil Fil

is Lecturer in Department of Political Sciences and Journalism in Maria Curie-Sklodowska University in Lublin. His main fields of research interests lie in the Public Relations, Political Marketing and Political Communication. The main focus of his current research is the role of Internet in political campaigns. He also has an experience in implementing research projects (funding by UE and Norwegian research programmes).

Grzegorz Wójcik

is Associate Professor and the Head of the Department of Neuroinformatics and Biomedical Engineering. He is a specialist in the field of computational neuroscience and quantitative electroencephalography, he also holds the doctor’s degree in Computer Physics and habilitation in Biocybernetics and Biomedical Engineering. In addition, he was visiting scientist in several EU research institutions and he is member of relevant international associations and reviewer for scientific journals.

Włodzimierz Piątkowski

is Head of the Department of Social Health Problems at Maria Curie-Sklodowska University and Head of the Independent Laboratory of Sociology of Medicine at the Medical University in Lublin. Since 1990, he is the coordinator of the activities of the European Society of Sociology of Health and Medicine (ESHMS) in Poland.  The main areas of Professor’s interest are sociology of health, health promotion, sociology of medicine, sociology of nonmedical treatment, ecosociology.

Katarzyna Marzęda-Młynarska

is Associate Professor at Faculty of Political Science and Journalism as well as the head of the Department of International Security and the head of PhD Course in Political Science, held in English. Her research interests focus on globalization processes, global governance, food security, foreign and security policy of Poland, migrations and the international political economy. She is a member of the Polish International Studies Association and the Polish Political Science Association. She is the author of over 20 scientific articles in the field of international relations and food security.

Ewelina Górka

is Ph.D. of Social Communication and Media at the Faculty of Political Science and Journalism, Institute of Social Communication and Media, Laboratory of Research on the Literary Institute in Paris. Her main research interests focus on: innovative teaching methods in higher education and history of media. She also has an experience in implementing research projects (funding by UE and Norwegian research programmes).

Olga Pliszczyńska-Mokijewska

is the Director of Maria Curie-Sklodowska University International Cooperation Center, which serves as a focal point for scientists who wants to develop international research cooperation. She is responsible for providing support to researchers, regarding external funds and international cooperation as well as administrative management of international and EU funded projects, including Horizon 2020. Olga also deals with elaboration and management of initiatives and projects supporting institutional internationalization of Maria Curie-Sklodowska University. She is laureate of ERA Science Management Fellowship financed by the German Ministry of Science and Education. She is the Project Manager in the REINITIALISE Project.