Mario Brdar, a Professor of English Linguistics in the Department of English Language and Literature at Josip Juraj Strossmayer University, Osijek, is the Editor of the linguistic journal Jezikoslovlje, and a member of the editorial board of Review of Cognitive Linguistics, Atlantis, Bosanski jezik, and The Open Applied Linguistics Journal, as well as of the Human Cognitive Processing series. His publications mostly deal with contrastive and cognitive-functional approaches to grammatical constructions and basic cognitive processes such as metonymy and metaphor.Ida Raffaelli, Associate Professor in the Department of Linguistics at the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, Zagreb, is Editor-in-Chief of the journal Suvremena lingvistika and Vice President of the Croatian Philological Society. Her publications mostly deal with polysemy, interface of syntax and semantics, diachronic semantics and morphosemantics.Milena Žic Fuchs, a pioneer of Cognitive Linguistics in Croatia, has published articles in international and Croatian journals, covering research topics in semantics, discourse analysis, cognitive linguistics and the influence of communication technologies on language. In 2010, she was elected Full Member of the Croatian Academy of Sciences and Arts. From 2005, she was a member of the Standing Committee for the Humanities of the ESF; in 2006, she was elected a member of the Core Group; and in 2009, she was elected Chair of the Standing Committee for the Humanities, ESF.