Executive and Advisory Board

New elections


On September 8, 2022, the elections of the Advisory Board and the Executive Board of the Hegel Society took place.


Elected for the Advisory Board were:


Rainer Adolphi (Berlin), Luiz Fernando Barrére Martin (São Paulo), Mamuka Beriashvili (Tbilisi), Kaveh Bovieri (Montréal), Francesca Iannelli (Rome), Valentin Kanavrov (Sofia), Holden Kelm (Berlin), Aliki Lavranu (Athens), Vesa Oittinen (Helsinki), María del Carmen Paredes Martín (Salamanca), Andrzej Przylebski (Poznan), Önay Sözer (Istanbul), Violetta Waibel (Vienna).


Elected to the Executive Board were:


Brady Bowman, Myriam Gerhard (Chair), Jure Zovko.


Appointed as financial agent was::


Holden Kelm

New Executive and Advisory Board


On Mai 18, 2016 the General Assembly of the International Hegel-Society elected a new Executive and Advisory Board:


Chairwoman: Myriam Gerhard (Oldenburg)


New Honorary Chairman: Andreas Arndt (Berlin)


Executive Board: Brady Bowman (Pennsylvania), Myriam Gerhard (Oldenburg), Jure Zovko (Zadar / Zagreb)


Advisory Board: Rainer Adolphi (Berlin), Samir Arnautovic (Sarajevo), Brigitta Balogh (Oradea), Hans-Georg Bensch (Hannover/Oldenburg), Paul Cobben (Tilburg), Valentin Kanawrow (Sofia), Aliki Lavrannou (Rethymnon), Hong-Bin Lim (Seoul), Vesa Oittinen (Helsinki), Maria del Carmen Paredes (Salamanca), Andrzej Przylebski (Poznan), Önay Sözer (Istanbul), Violetta Waibel (Vienna).

The founder of the International Hegel-Society, Wilhelm Raimund Beyer, served as the association’s chairman until 1982, and as its honorary chairman until his death in 1990.


Heinz Kimmerle (Rotterdam), Wolfgang Lefèvre (Berlin), and Rudolf W. Meyer (Zürich) were elected to the Executive Board in 1982 and confirmed in their offices in 1988. From 1992 to 2004, the Executive Board consisted of Andreas Arndt (Chairman), Karol Bal, and Henning Ottmann; from 2005 to 2011, of Andreas Arndt (Chairman), Paul Cruysberghs, and Andrzej Przylebski; and from 2012 to 2016, of Andreas Arndt (Chairman), Myriam Gerhard and Jure Zovko. Since 2016, the board-members are Myriam Gerhard (Chairwoman), Jure Zovko, and Brady Bowman.

Contact information (remove the (at) with @):


– Rainer Adolphi (Berlin, Germany), E-Mail: Rainer.Adolphi(at)tu-berlin.de

– Samir Arnautovic (Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina), E-Mail: asamir(at)utic.net.ba

– Brigitta Balough (Oradea, Romania), E-Mail: brigitta_balogh(at)yahoo.co.uk

– Hans-Georg Bensch (Hannover, Germany), E-Mail: hansgeorgbensch(at)hotmail.com

– Paul Cobben (Tilburg, Netherlands), E-Mail: p.g.cobben(at)uvt.nl

– Valentin Kanawrow (Sofia, Bulgaria), E-Mail: v_kanawrow(at)abv.bg

– Aliki Lavrannou (Rethymnon/Kreta, Greece), E-Mail: lavranu(at)social.soc.uoc.gr

– Hong-Bin Lim (Seoul, Korea), E-Mail: limhb(at)korea.ac.kr

– Vesa Oittinen (Helsinki, Finland), E-Mail: vesa.oittinen(at)helsinki.fi

– Maria del Carmen Paredes (Salamance, Spain), E-Mail: paredes(at)usal.es

– Andrzej Przylebski (Poznan, Poland), E-Mail: andrzej(at)przylebski.com

– Önay Sözer (Istanbul, Turkey), E-Mail: sozerona(at)boun.edu.tr

– Violetta Waibel (Vienna, Austria), E-Mail: violetta.waibel(at)univie.ac.at