Elin Haf Gruffydd Jones

Elin Haf Gruffydd Jones is Professor of Media and Creative Industries and Director of the Mercator Institute for Media, Languages and Culture at Aberystwyth University, Wales, home to Literature Across Frontiers and Wales Literature Exchange. She speaks seven languages and has worked in European funded networks in the field of linguistic diversity, media and the creative industries for almost 30 years. She has published, presented papers and organised international conferences on these themes with a particular focus on minority or minoritised languages. She is a member of the Council of Europe’s Expert Group on Media for the European Charter for Regional and Minority Languages. She is a member of the Board of the National Eisteddfod of Wales, vice-Chair of Arad Goch Theatre Company and was appointed Vice-Chair of the Welsh Government’s recent Independent Review of Literature and Publishing.

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