The Executive Committee

The Executive Committee of the ISFNR is elected by the General Assembly and consists of the President, Vice-Presidents representing different continents, Treasurer, and three ordinary members.

Along with the President the Vice-Presidents form the Membership Committee of the Society, under a Chair to be elected from their own number.

Current members of the Executive Committee:

President:

Sadhana Naithani (Jawaharlal Nehru University)

Postal address:
Centre of German Studies
School of Language, Literature and Culture Studies
Jawaharlal Nehru University
New Delhi 110067
INDIA
Contact No. 91-11-26704204, 26704856
E-mail: sadhana.naithani@gmail.com


Vice-Presidents:

Sinseignon Germain Sagbo
Vice-President representing Africa

Postal address:
University of Abomey-Calavi
Faculty of Humanities
Department of German Studies
Postal address:
09 BP 149 Cotonou
Benin Republic / West Africa
germainsinseingnon@yahoo.fr


Prof. Kimberly J. Lau (University of Hawai´i at Manoa, Honolulu, USA)
Vice-President representing North America
Chairperson of the Membership Committee

Postal address:
Humanities Division
Office- 239, Humanities 1
Literature Department
University of California
Santa Cruz
Contact No.- 831-459-5145
E-mail: lau@ucsu.edu


Mehri Bagheri (University of Tabriz, Tabriz, Iran)
Vice-President representing Asia

Postal address:
Tabriz University
Faculty of Letters
Deptartment of Culture
Tabriz
IRAN
E-mail: mehribagheri@yahoo.com


Renata Jambresic-Kirin (Institute of Ethnology and Folklore Research)
Vice-President representing Europe

Postal address:
Institute of Ethnology and Folklore Research
Šubiceva 42
HR-10000 Zagreb
CROATIA
E-mail: renata@ief.hr


Maria Inés Palleiro
Vice-President representing Latin America

Postal address:
O Higgins 1563 1-A
1426 Buenos Aires
ARGENTINA
E-mail: inespalleiro@gmail.com


Ülo Valk (University of Tartu, Tartu, Estonia)

Postal address:
Department of Estonian and Comparative Folklore
University of Tartu
Ülikooli 16-208
51003 Tartu
ESTONIA
E-mail: ulo.valk@ut.ee


Members:
 

Mirjam Mencej (University of Ljubljana)

Postal address:
Department of Ethnology and Cultural Anthropology
Faculty of Arts
University of Ljubljana
Zavetiska 5
1000 Ljubljana
SLOVENIA
E-mail: mirjam.mencej@guest.arnes.si
mirjam.mencej@ff.uni-lj.si


 

Mr.Frog (University of Helsinki)
Postal address:
University of Helsinki
Department of Philosophy, History, Culture and Art
PL 4 (Vuorikatu 3)
FINLAND
E-mail: misterfrogfrog@yahoo.de

 


Marilena Papachristophorou (University of Ioannina)

Postal address:
University of Ioannina
School of Philosophy
Department of History and Archaeology
Folklore Section
451 10 Ioannina
GREECE
E-mail: mpapach@cc.uoi.gr


Treasurer:
 

Pihla Siim (University of Tartu)

Postal address:
University of Tartu
Ülikooli 16-208
51003 Tartu
ESTONIA
E-mail: pihla.siim@ut.ee


Secretary:

Nidhi Mathur (Jawaharlal Nehru University)

Postal address:
Research Scholar
Center of German Studies
Jawaharlal Nehru University
New Delhi 110067
INDIA
Contact No. +91 9971989781
E-mail: nidhimathur42@yahoo.com