Zvone Žigon, born in 1967 in Postojna. In 1993 graduated at the Faculty for Social Sciences, in 1998 finished his master degree and in 2000 achieved PhD, all the time on the question of double ethnic identity in emigration. Worked as a journalist, editor, publicist and anthropological researcher. From the year 2000 councellor at the Office for Slovenes Abroad at the Ministry for Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Slovenia.