Contributors:
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MARIAN NENCESCU is a scientific researcher at the Institute of Philosophy of the Romanian Academy, in Bucharest, and is part of, as a publicist-commentator, on cultural issues, from the scientific board of publications Curtea de la Argeș (awarded the Academic Merit by the Romanian Academy), UZPR Magazine, and Astralis, from Bucharest. He is a permanent contributor to Revista de filosofie and Revista izvoare filosofice (Philosophy Journal and Philosophy Sources Journal), from Tg. Mureș.

VIORELLA MANOLACHE,
scientific researcher III, Ph.D., "Ion I. C. Brătianu" Institute of Political Sciences and International Relations, Romanian Academy, Bucharest, Romania. Author of numerous articles, studies, coordinator of international collective volumes - the most recent being: Philosophical-Political Hecate-isms. The Rule of Three, Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2016; Ecce Philosophia Politica. "Diferenţa" lui Roberto Esposito - Ecce Philosophia Politica. Roberto Esposito`s "Difference", ISPRI Publishing House, Bucharest, 2016; with Ian Browne, Orwell - Intelectualul anti-intelectual - Orwell, the anti-intellectual intellectual, ISPRI Publishing House, Bucharest, 2017 and Political Philosophy in Motion.*mkv, Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2017; (eds. with Dan Dungaciu) 100 Years since the Great Union of Romania, Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2019.

GER GROOT (1954) lectured philosophy at the universities of Rotterdam, Nijmegen (Netherlands) and Antwerpen (Belgium). He published ten books, some twenty translations (Derrida, Husserl, etc.), hundreds of articles and numerous critical reviews, mainly in Dutch newspapers, cultural and philosophical journals.

DRAGOȘ DRAGOMAN, born in 1977, is PhD in Sociology, with a thesis on social capital and democratization. He is Associate Professor with the Department of Political Science, Lucian Blaga University of Sibiu, where he teaches Political Anthropology and Political Sociology. His main research interests focus on the sociology of religion, Orientalism, Eastern philosophy, and the anthropological analysis of political power.

CRISTINA VOHN, Scientific Researcher III, PhD, Institute of Political Sciences and International Relations "Ion I. C. Brătianu", Romanian Academy. Author of the book Politică externă și securitate în România interbelică: O analiză cantitativă (1919-1939) - Foreign policy and security in the interwar Romania: a quantitative analysis (1919- 1939), ISPRI Publishing House, Bucharest, 2018, coordinator or co-author (the most recent): În luptă cu noi, cu virusul și cu crizele lumii. Jurnal academic în pandemie - In battle with us, with the virus and with the crisis of the world. Academic Journal in pandemic, ISPRI Publishing House, Bucharest, 2020, The Geopolitical Black Sea Encyclopedia, Cambridge Scholars University, 2020, 100 Years Since the Great Union of Romania, Cambridge Scholars University, 2019, Enciclopedia de Diplomație - Encyclopedia of Diplomacy, RAO Publishing House, 2019. Member in the editorial team of Revista de Științe Politice și Relații Internaționale - Review of the Political Sciences and International Relations and peer reviewer of national and international journals and Publishing Houses.

MIHAELA ALBU
(b. 1947 in Craiova) studied Philology at the University of Bucharest. In 1983 she earned her PhD from the University of Bucharest. Between 1974 - 2012 she was teaching at the University of Craiova, and between 2012-2015 at the Univ. "Spiru Haret", Bucharest, Faculty of Journalism. Between 1999 and 2004 she interupted her activity in Romania because she won a competition being appointed as a visiting professor at Columbia University in New York, "Nicolae Iorga" Chair, where she taught Romanian language & culture. Mihaela is a member of the Romanian Writers' Union, of the Union of Professional Journalists in Romania, of the Romanian - American Academy, and of other cultural associations. She is also the director (and founder) of the international cultural magazine Carmina Balcanica, of the literary magazine Antilethe, and the editor-in chief of the literary magazine Lumina lină. Gracious Light (USA), a member in the editorial board of several newspapers and magazines, and a president of the international Cultural Association "Carmina Balcanica". She published more than 400 essays (both in Romanian and foreign magazines from the United States, Germany, Italy, Israel, Moldova, Canada, England). And also about 30 volumes of literary criticism (some in collaboration with Dan Anghelescu), poems, short stories and interviews.

LILIANA DANCIU, PhD in Philology, with a thesis on the novel "The Forbidden Forest" by Mircea Eliade at "1 Decembrie 1918" University of Alba Iulia (2017), published under the title Romanul din roman: Noaptea de sânziene, de Mircea Eliade (The Novel in the novel: "The Forbidden Forest" by Mircea Eliade), București, Editura Ideea Europeană, 2017. For this study, she received the prize for debut in literary criticism from U.S.R. Sibiu (2018). Author of the preface to Aurel Gurghianu's poetry anthology and the afterword to Rodica Braga's poetry anthology, both published by the Romanian Academy Publishing House in 2019. Graduate the Faculty of Letters, Philosophy and History, Department of Philology, from the University of Craiova (1995). Master in Romanian Language and Literature, Faculty of Humanistic and Social Studies at "Aurel Vlaicu" University of Arad (2013). High school teacher on Romanian Language and Literature department. Member of the Research Center "Speculum", Alba Iulia (since 2014). Author of the study Myth, song and ritual in the Modern World, in Rodica Gabriela Chira, Emilia Ivancu, Gabriela Chiciudean, Natalia Muntean editors, Myth, music and Ritual: approaches to comparative literature, Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2018.She published articles and studies in various scientific and cultural journals, such as the "Journal of Humanistic and Social Studies", "Annales Universitatis Apulensis. Series Philologica", "Incursiuni în imaginar", "Journal of Romanian Literary Studies", "TricTrac: Journal of World Mythology and Folklore", "SÆCULUM", "Gnosis", etc. She has participated in several scientific sessions, colloquy, symposiums, etc. in Romania (Arad, Alba Iulia, Târgu Mureș etc.) and abroad (Rome).

MIHAI POSADA is a poet, essayist and publicist. Born in 1953, in Sibiu, graduated studies in Journalism and PhD (Doctor) in Philological Sciences of "Lucian Blaga" University of Sibiu, member of the International Association of Romanian Writers and Artists LiterArt XXI (Atlanta, Georgia, USA) - since 2003, also of Writers' Union of Romania, Sibiu Branch - since 2008, he is a member of the advisory board of the journal ORIGINS - ROMANIAN ROOTS (Lawrenceville, GA, USA) by one decade. Between 2001-2016 he was editorial secretary of Tribuna, the daily newspaper of Sibiu.

SAVU POPA is born on the 15th of February 1991 in Sibiu. I am teaching Romanian Language and Literature. I am also a PhD student at the Doctoral School of Literature, Humanities and Applied Science within the "George Emil Palade" University of Medicine, Pharmacy, Science and Technology of Târgu Mureș. Books published: Ipostaze [Hypostasis], Paralela 45, Publishing House, Piteşti, 2017; Noaptea mea de insomnie [My sleeplessness night], Cartea Românească, Publishing House, București, 2018. Literary and scientific activities în the following reviews and magazines: Euphorion, Saeculum România literară, Tribuna, O mie de semne, Literomania, Familia, Ateneu, Zona nouă, , Banchetul, Prăvălia culturală, Discobolul, Kooperativa poetică, Studii eminesciene, Caietele "Lucian Blaga".

PETRU ADRIAN DANCIU, PhD in Philology with a thesis on the Romanian folk tale at "1 Decembrie 1918" University of Alba Iulia (2018), published under the title Demonologia Basmului popular românesc. Motivul zmeului, București: Editura Tracus Arte, 2019. Graduate the Faculty of Letters, Philosophy and History, Department of Orthodox Theology, from the West University of Timisoara (1999). Master in History and Philosophy of Religions, Faculty of Orthodox Theology, "Aurel Vlaicu" University of Arad (2009). Member of the "Speculum" Research Center of the Imaginary, Alba Iulia (since 2015). Teacher. Author of the volume Teologia numelor divine. Egiptul Antic ("The Theology of Divine Names. The ancient Egypt") 2005. Author of the study "Mechanical Musicality of the Profane and the Seduction of Sacredness", in Rodica Gabriela Chira, Emilia Ivancu, Gabriela Chiciudean, Natalia Muntean editors, Myth, music and Ritual: approaches to comparative literature, Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2018. Articles and studies published in the "Tibiscum. Ethnography and History Studies and Communications", in the local journals "Interferențe","Gnosis" and in the international journals "Journal of Romanian Literary Studies", "Annales Universitatis Apulensis. Series Philologica", "Incursions in imaginary", "TricTrac: Journal of World Mythology and Folklore", "SÆCULUM". He has participated in national and international symposiums in Timisoara, Deva, Alba Iulia, Târgu Mureș.

MIRCEA BĂDUȚ is a Romanian writer and engineer. He graduated from the Faculty of Electrical Engineering, University of Craiova, in 1992. He wrote eleven technical-scientific books (of applied informatics) and six books of fiction (short fictional prose; essayistic prose of philosophical, psychological and anthropological nuance). He has written over four hundred technical-scientific articles for magazines in Romania and in Europe. Some of his short prose and of his essays have appeared in various publications and anthologies in Romania.