Hanne Appelqvist received her doctoral degree at Columbia University in 2007 and currently works as the Deputy Director of the Helsinki Collegium for Advanced Studies. She is Docent of Theoretical Philosophy at the University of Helsinki and the University of Turku. Her work on Wittgenstein, Kant, and philosophy of music has been published in journals such as the European Journal of Philosophy, the British Journal for the History of Philosophy, and the British Journal of Aesthetics. She is also the editor of Wittgenstein and the Limits of Language (Routledge 2020).
Zoltán Papp is Docent at the Institute of Art Theory and Media Studies, Eötvös Loránd University (ELTE), Budapest, where he received his habilitation in 2015. His main areas of interest are the philosophy of art of German Idealism and Romanticism and contemporary theories of aesthetic experience.
Monika Bokiniec is lecturer in the Institute of Philosophy, Sociology and Journalism, the University of Gdańsk. She has published a number of articles on the aesthetics of popular art, media art, and feminist aesthetic theory. Currently her research is concentrated on two topics: the cinematic representation of the artist and the ethical criticism of art.
Jakub Stejskal is a DFG research fellow at the Institut für Philosophie, Freie Universität Berlin. Previously, he was a postdoctoral fellow at the Dahlem Humanities Center, Freie Universität Berlin. He completed his PhD at the Department of Aesthetics, Charles University, Prague, in 2014.
Josef Šebek received his Ph.D. from Charles University where he is currently working as assistant professor at the Department of Czech and Comparative Literature. His chief interests are contextual approaches to literature (Williams, Bourdieu, Jameson etc.), mediality in literature and modern Czech literature. His publications include articles in journals, the book Literature and the Social (2019) and the anthology Texts in Circulation (2014, with Richard Müller).
Štěpán Kubalík works as an assistant professor at the Department of Aesthetics, Charles University, Prague and at the Institute of Art and Culture Studies, University of South Bohemia. Among his research interests belong aesthetically relevant topics from philosophy of language, namely theory of aesthetic judgement and aesthetic concepts, and theory of metaphor.