Today the electoral programs of the candidates for representative for temporarily employed education and research staff in the board of University of Stavanger was made public on the web pages of UiS. The election will take place April 3-9.
At some point last autumn - October? - I made a note that I should mention in this blog that the names of the three new editors of the journal Biosemiotics - Alexei Sharov, Timo Maran and myself - are now mentioned online, on the journal's webpage, along with Marcello Barbieri.
Associate professor (25% > 100% > 20% > 100% > 25% > 35% > 10%) at University of Stavanger's Department of Health Studies 2012-2016
Associate professor (50%) at University of Stavanger's Department of Social Studies July 2014 - June 2015
Doctoral degree from University of Tartu (Department of Semiotics), Estonia. Title of PhD thesis (defended December 15th 2011): "Umwelt Transition and Uexküllian Phenomenology. An Ecosemiotic Analysis of Norwegian Wolf Management"
Co-Editor-in-Chief of the journal Biosemiotics (published by Springer Science+Business Media) July 1st 2013-June 30th 2018, along with Timo Maran (co-Editor-in-Chief) and Alexei Sharov (lead Editor-in-Chief). Member of the editorial board 2010-
Member of the editorial advisory board of the journal Politics and animals
Project leader for the Norwegian research group of the research project "Animals in Changing Environments: Cultural Mediation and Semiotic Analysis" (EEA Norway Grants EMP 151, 2013-2016)
A main researcher in Timo Maran´s research project (2009-2013) "Dynamical Zoosemiotics and Animal Representations" (ETF/ESF 7790)
Main organizer of the Tartu workshops on the semiotics/phenomenology of perception (Feb. 2009), co-organizer of the international conference "Zoosemiotics and Animal Representations" (April 2011), co-founder of the annual Norwegian animal ethics conference (2012-)
Guest-editor with Kati Lindström of special issue of Biosemiotics (3(3)), 'Semiotics of Perception' (2010), and with Riin Magnus and Nelly Mäekivi of special issue of Hortus Semioticus (no. 6), 'Semiotics of nature' (2010)
Editor with Timo Maran, Kati Lindström and Riin Magnus of "Semiotics in the Wild: Essays in Honour of Kalevi Kull on the Occasion of His 60th Birthday" (Tartu University Press 2012)
Editor with Kadri Tüür of "The Semiotics of Animal Representations" (Rodopi, forthcoming), and editor with Guri Larsen and Ragnhild Sollund of the Norwegian HAS anthology "Hvem er villest i landet her?" (Oslo: Spartacus 2013)
Chair of Minding Animals Norway (2011-2014), secretary of the Nordic Association for Semiotic Studies (2011-2015), member of the Governing Board of the International Society of Code Biology (ISCB) (2012-), member of the board of University of Stavanger 2012-2013 and 2nd deputy member 2013-2014