32nd International IBBY Congress - 32º Congreso Internacional de IBBY

The strenght of minorities - A forza das minorías - La fuerza de las minorías

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Organization > Scientific Committee

Scientific Committee

  • Kimete Basha (Albania/Belgium), Director of the Library of the International School of Brussels, IBBY ex-executive director, librarian, expert on the situation of stateless persons and activist against gender discrimination.
  • Pedro Cerrillo (Spain), Director of the Centro de Estudios y Promoción de la lectura y literatura infantil (CEPLI), professor of Literature at the Universidad de Castilla-La Mancha.
  • Teresa Colomer (Cataluña, Spain), Researcher, critic and professor at the Universitat Autónoma de Barcelona.
  • Heidi Cortner Boiesen (Norway), Director of the IBBY Documentation Centre of Books for Disabled Young People.
  • Xabier Etxaniz (Basque Country, Spain), Professor of Basque Language and Literature at the Universidad del País Vasco, Euskal Herriko Unibersitatea, and expert in children’s and young person’s literature, writer and author of books for children and young persons in Basque language.
  • José António Gomes (Portugal), Professor at the Facultade de Educação of the Instituto Politécnico do Porto, Vice-president of the Asociación de Investigadores de Literatura Infantil e X/Juvenil (ELOS-ANILIJ)..
  • Mariasun Landa (Basque Country, Spain), Writer, National Award for Children’s Literature 2003 and professor at the Universidad del País Vasco, Euskal Herriko Unibersitatea.
  • Ana Luna (Galicia, Spain), Professor of translation at the Facultade de Filoloxía e Tradución at the Universidade de Vigo, expert in translation of children’s and young person’s literature.
  • Gemma Lluch (València, Spain), Researcher and Professor at the Facultad de Filología, Traducción y Comunicación at the Universitat de València.
  • Miriam Gabriela Möllers (Germany) Project and event coordinator with focus on 'International Children's and Youth Literature' and 'Art of Illustration', editor and museum's educator; currently Programme Manager of the 'White Ravens Festival' (International Youth Library, Munich).
  • María José Olaziregi (Basque Country, Spain), Professor of Literature at the Universidad del País Vasco, Euskal Herriko Unibersitatea.
  • Anne Pellowski (United States), Member of the IBBY Executive Committee (2002-2006), writer, storyteller, expert in children’s literature and cultures without a written literary tradition.
  • Michèle Petit (France), Anthropologist, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, eexpert in reading in areas in contexts of crisis.
  • Montse Pena (Galicia, Spain), Coordination of the Scientific Committee, researcher and expert on the gender issue in children's and young adults' literature, Universidade de Santiago de Compostela.
  • Ana Margarida Ramos (Portugal), Professor of Literature at the Departamento de Lingua e Culturas at the Universidade de Aveiro, expert in children’s and young person’s literature.
  • Antonio Rodríguez Almodóvar (Andalucía, Spain), Writer, winner of the Spanish National Award for Children’s Literature 2005 and member of the International Society for Folk Narrative Research.
  • Blanca Roig (Galicia, Spain), Professor of Galician Literature at the Universidade de Santiago de Compostela, coordinator of the network “Las Literaturas Infantiles y Juveniles del Marco Ibérico e Iberoamericano” (LIJMI) and President of the Asociación Galego Portuguesa de Investigadores en Literatura Infantil e X/Juvenil (ELOS-ANILIJ).
  • Veljka Ruzicka Kenfel (Galicia, Spain), Professor at the Facultade de Tradución e Interpretación at the Universidade de Vigo and President of the Asociación Nacional de Investigadores de Literatura Infantil y Juvenil (ANILIJ).