About The Network

The Image Schema Network is a growing community of researchers and practitioners interested in image schemas and closely related topics. Communication is done through our google group at:


Membership is completely free and by joining you sign up to receive and send emails on the internal mailing list focused on news and updates on events and research concerning image schemas.

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Current Members

  • Maria M. Hedblom, Jönköping University, SE (chair)
  • Oliver Kutz, Free University of Bozen-Bolzano, IT (chair)

  • Cordula Baur, Julius-Maximilians-Universität Würzburg, (DE)
  • Edmond Cane, The Academy of Sciences of Albania (AL)
  • Cristóbal Pagán Cánovas, University of Murcia, (ES)

  • Stefano De Giorgis, University of Bologna, (IT)
  • Kaviya Dhanabalachandra, University of Bremen, (DE)

  • Daniela Diesner, University of Vienna, (AT)
  • Mohsen Dolatabadi, (IR)
  • Jörn Hurtienne, Julius-Maximilians-Universität Würzburg, (DE)
  • Johannes Lindner, Technical University Vienna, (AT)

  • Carolina Mahler, Universidad Provincial de Cordoba, (AR)
  • Jamie Macbeth, Smith College (US)

  • Fabian Neuhaus, Otto-von-Guericke University Magdeburg (DE)
  • Guendalina Righetti, Free University of Bozen-Bolzano (IT)
  • Rafeal Peñaloza, University of Milano-Bicocca (IT) 
  • Rob Van Beek, Nottingham University, (UK)
  • Paola Vernillo, University of Bologna, (IT)

  • Ryszard Wylecioł, University of Silesia (PO)