Inaugural ARDIN Emerging Scholars Academy (November 11, 2023) 

The ARDIN Early Scholars Academy/ICIDS 2023 Doctoral Consortium (DC) is an opportunity for PhD students to present their research in areas related to topics of the ICIDS conference. Participants will receive expert feedback on their current research and will have opportunities to discuss their work with peers and mentors. In addition, they will receive guidance on future research directions and career planning.

The Inaugural ARDIN Early Scholars Academy takes place in Osaka at the campuses of both Ritsumeikan Osaka Umeda Campus Address: 2-4 Komatsubarachō, Kita Ward, Osaka (morning) and Kansai University Umeda Campus Address: 1−5 Tsurunochō, Kita Ward, Osaka (afternoon)

DC Chairs

Hartmut Koenitz Södertörn University, Sweden

Ágnes Bakk Moholy-Nagy University of Art and Design, Hungary


PhD Researchers

Blaire Bosley, Georgia Institute of Technology, USA

Sam Davern, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland

Marcos Figueiredo, ISCTE-IUL Lisbon, Portugal

Sigrid Anita Haugen, Technological University Dublin, Ireland

Sixue Zhang, Beijing Normal University, China

Mauro Colarieti, Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Italy

Jessica L. Bitter, Hochschule RheinMain, Germany

Hendrik Engelbrecht, Tilburg University, The Netherlands

Mistoria Brown, University of Miami, USA

Mattia Bellini, University of Tartu, Estonia

Jonathan Barbara, Saint Martin’s Institute of Higher Education, Malta


Lissa Holloway-Attaway, University of Skövde, Sweden

Frank Nack University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Mads Haahr, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland

Jamie Fawcus, University of Skövde, Sweden

Svetlana Rudenko, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland

Vincenzo Lombardo University of Torino, Italy

Ágnes Bakk Moholy-Nagy University of Art and Design, Hungary

Hartmut Koenitz Södertörn University, Sweden

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