Paul Cobley, Professor of Semiotics and Communications, London Metropolitan University – author of Introducing Semiotics; Narrative; The Communication Theory Reader

Barend van Heusden, Professor, University of Groningen – author of Why Literature?; Metarepresentation, Self-Organization and Art; Cultuur in de Spiegel. Naar een doorlopende leerlijn cultuuronderwijs

Alexandros Lagopoulos, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, School of Architecture, Emeritus – author of Semiotics; Meaning and Geography: The Social Conception of the Region in Northern Greece; The City and the Sign: An Introduction to Urban Semiotics

Mihhail Lotman, Professor of Cultural Semiotics and Comparative Literature, Tallinn University – author of Struktuur ja vabadus I. Semiootika vaatevinklist. 1.1. Tartu-Moskva koolkond: tekstist semiosfäärini; Issledovanija v oblasti semanticheskoj poetiki akmeizma; Słowiańska metryka porównawcza. IX. Heksametr. Antyczne wzorce wiersza i strofy w literaturach słowiańskich

Ann Shukman, Independent Research Professional – author of Bishops and Covenanters; General Semiotics; Literature and Semiotics: A Study of the Writings of Yu. M. Lotman

Marek Tamm, Associate Professor of Cultural History, Tallinn University – (co-)author of Crusading and Chronicle Writing on the Medieval Baltic Frontier; Eesti ajalugu. II, Eesti keskaeg; Monumentaalne ajalugu; Humanitaarteaduste metodoloogia

Peeter Torop, Professor of Semiotics of Culture, University of Tartu - (co-)author of La traduzione totale. Tipi di processo traduttivo nella cultura; Tõlge ja kultuur; Humanitaarteaduste metodoloogia