Friday, August 29, 2014

General Assembly of ICOS 2014 in Glasgow

  • President: Carole Hough (Scotland)

  • Secretary: Guy Puzey (Scotland)

  • Treasurer: Staffan Nyström (Sweden)

Assistant Secretary and Web Officer: Terhi Ainiala (Finland)

The next Board of Directors has been elected by the General Assembly on Thursday 28 August 2014 during the 25th ICOS Congress in Glasgow. The General Assembly elected officers for the following positions: 1 President, 2 Vice‐Presidents, 1 Secretary, 1 Treasurer, 1 Assistant Secretary and Web Officer, 1 Postgraduate Representative (Non‐Executive) and 5 other Non‐Executive Members.

  • former Vice-President and new elected President: Milan Harvalík  (Czech Republic)

  • former non-executive member and new elected Vice-President: Lidia Becker (Germany)

  • former and new Vice-President: Richard Coates  (England)

Carol Léonard (Canada): Secretary

Staffan Nyström (Sweden): Treasurer

Alice Crook (Scotland): Postgraduate Representative

Emilia Aldrin (Sweden): Non‐Executive Officer

Oliviu Felecan (Romania): Non‐Executive Officer

Paula Sjöblom (Finland): Non‐Executive Officer

Valéria Tóth (Hungary): Non‐Executive Officer

If I understood properly, we elected one more person which was not here/there. That's:

Professor Nobuhle Hlongwa
Professor Nobuhle HlongwaDesignationDean of Teaching & Learning
ClusterAfrican Languages
Phone Number031 260 1065
CampusHoward College
Building, OfficeMemorial Tower Building, Ground Floor, G068

Degrees Held

  • PGCE (UKZN), BA, BAHon, MA, DLitt (UDW)


  • Professor Nobuhle Hlongwa has 17 years’ experience in academia. She joined the University of Durban Westville in 1997 as a Lecturer. She is the former Acting Deputy Dean of Undergraduate Studies in the faculty of Humanities, Development and Social Sciences. She is the former Head of the School of isiZulu Studies (2005-2007). Currently, she monitors student enrolments and academic performance of undergraduate students and the implementation of the University language policy in the College of Humanities. She is an external examiner for MA and PHD thesis for Stellenbosch, UCT, UNISA, UNIZULU, Rhodes and DUT.

 May the onomastic force be with you all!!!