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Abdul Rahim, Abdul Rahman (Egypt)
spec. modern history (Arab world in Ottoman era); Professor, Head of History Department, Dean, Faculty of Humanities, Al-Azhar University, Cairo.

Volumes: 5

Adediran, Abiodun Adebayo (Nigeria)
spec. African history; Associate Professor, University of Wisconsin; Professor, Department of History, Awolowo University, Ife.

Volumes: 5

Adelaar, Alexander K. (the Netherlands)
spec. Indonesian historical linguistics; former Research Fellow, Australian National University, Canberra; Humboldt Fellow, Goethe University, Frankfurt am Main; Senior Lecturer, University of Melbourne.

Volumes: 3

Aigner, Jean S. (United States of America)
spec. prehistory and human paleoecology - Eastern Asia, Arctic, Circumpolar; Professor of Anthropology, University of Alaska; Director, Office of Faculty Development, University of Alaska.

Volumes: 4

Akinjogbin, Isaac Adeagbo (Nigeria)
spec. history of West Africa, Yoruba language and literature; Professor of History, Awolowo University, Ife.

Volumes: 4, 5

Akurgal, Ekrem (Turkey)
spec. archaeology and history of Anatolia, Dr; Holder of The Goethe Medal; Visiting Professor, Universities of Princeton, United States of America, Berlin and Vienna; Member of 7 foreign academies.

Volumes: 2

Al-Ali, Saleh Ahmad (Iraq)
spec. social and economic history of early Islam; President of Iraq Academy; Professor of Arabic History, College of Arts, University of Baghdad.

Volumes: 4

Al-Bakhid, Mohammad Adnan (Jordan)
spec. Islamic History; President, AL al-Bayt University, Mafraq (Jordan).

Volumes: 4

Al Ansary, Abdul Rahman (Saudi Arabia)
spec. pre-Islamic history and archaeology of the Arabian Peninsula; Dean, College of Arts, King Saud University.

Volumes: 2, 3

Alcina Franch, José (Spain)
spec. archaeology and ethnohistory of Mesoamerica and the Andean area. Complutense University, Madrid (Spain).

Volumes: 5

Alexeev, Valeriy P. (Russian Federation)
spec. physical anthropology, ethnology and prehistoric archaeology; Director, Institute of Archaeology, Russian Academy of Sciences. Member, Russian Academy of Science.

Volumes: 1

Al-Jamil, Sayyar K. (Iraq)
spec. Ottoman and Arab modern history; Professor, University of Mosul; Director, Centre of Ottoman Studies, Mosul.

Volumes: 5

Al-Sha’afi, Mohammad Saeed (Saudi Arabia)
spec. modern history of Arabia and the Middle East; Professor of History; Dean, College of Arts, King Saud University, Riyadh.

Volumes: 4

Alpers, Edward A. (United States of America)
spec. history of Eastern Africa; Professor, Dept. of History, University of California.

Volumes: 4

Andrianaivoarivony, Rafolo (Madagascar)
spec. archaeology and cultural heritage; Director, Art and Archaeology Centre, Faculty of Arts, University of Antananarivo; Member of Malgasy Academy.

Volumes: 4

Anfray, Francis (France)
spec. archaeology, pre-Aksumite and Aksurnite periods of the history of Ethiopia; Director, French archaeological mission in Addis Ababa.

Volumes: 3

An Zhimin (China)
spec. Neolithic archaeology of China; Chief, Section 1 (Neolithic) and Deputy Director, Archaeology Institute of the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences.

Volumes: 1

Arellano H., Alfonso (Mexico)
spec. Maya writing and culture; Mesoamerican civilizations; Assessor, Humanities Co-ordination; Professor, Humanities Faculty (Pre Hispanic Art and Literature), Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México.

Volumes: 4

Arutjonova-Fidanjan, Viada A. (Russian Federation)
spec. Byzantinology and Armenology; Leading researcher of the Institute of Russian History of the Russian Academy of Sciences; Member of the scientific body of the East-Christian Centre (Moscow).

Volumes: 4

Asimov Muhammad S. (Tajikistan) (the late)
spec. philosophy and history of sciences; Professor; former Member, Tajik Academy of Sciences, Dushanbe

Volumes: 4

Aubin, Françoise (France)
spec. history, sociology and religions of Central and Eastern Asia; Emeritus Director of Research, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS) and Centre d'Etudes et de Recherches Internationales (CERI) at the Fondation Nationale des Sciences Politiques.

Volumes: 4

Aufray, Michel (France)
spec. Oriental languages and civilizations; Lecturer, Institut national Des langues et civilisations Orientales (INALCO); Scientific Member of INALCO, Paris.

Volumes: 4

Bakr, Mohamed I. (Egypt)
spec. archaeology and Egyptology; former President, Egyptian Organization of Antiquities (Cairo).

Volumes: 3

Bandi, Hans-Georg (Switzerland)
spec. Palaeolithic art and archaeology; Curator and Deputy Director, History 1 Museum of Bern, Secretary-general, Schweizerisch Lichtensteinische Stfitung für archäologische Forschungen im Ausland

Volumes: 1

Bar-Yosef, Ofer (Israel)
spec. Middle Eastern Palaeolithic and Neolithic; Professor, Department of Anthropology, Peabody Museum, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts.

Volumes: 1

Barry, Michael (United States of America)
specialization in medieval Iberian cultures (Islamic, Christian) and in medieval and modern Afghanistan. Latest book, Colour and Symbolism in Islamic Architecture (Thames & Hudson) received 1997 Medal for History of Art from the Académie Française.

Volumes: 4

Bartstra, Gert-Jan (the Netherlands)
spec. Pleistocene and Palaeolithic archaeology in South-east Asia; Professor, Biologisch-archaeologisch Instituut, Universiteit, Groningen.

Volumes: 1

Bazin, Louis (France)
spec. philology and cultural history of the Turkish speaking and Turk-Mongol world; Emeritus Professor, Université de Paris III-Sorbonne Nouvelle; Director of Studies (Turkish History and Philology), Ecole Pratique Des Hautes Etudes, IVe section; Member of the Institut de France (Académie Des Inscriptions et Belles-Lettres).

Volumes: 4

Bellwood, Peter (Australia)
spec. archaeology and prehistory of South-east Asia and Oceania; Reader, Department of Archaeology and Anthropology, Australian National University, Canberra; Fellow, Australian Academy of the Humanities.

Volumes: 3

Bóna, Istvan (Hungary)
spec. archaeology and history of the Bronze Age and the Early Middle Ages; Professor of Archaeology, University of Budapest; Member, Hungarian Academy of Sciences.

Volumes: 3

Benaboud, Mohammad (Morocco)
spec. social History of Al-Andalus and the Maghrib (medieval period); Professor, Universities of Rabat and Tetuan; Co-ordinator of the Research Group for the History of Morocco and Al-Andalus at the University of Tetuan.

Volumes: 4

Beyer, Dominique (France)
spec. Syro-Mesopotamian archaeology, formerly Curator, Department of Oriental Antiquities, Musée du Louvre, Paris; Professor, University of Strasbourg II.

Volumes: 2

Bhila, Hoyini H.K. (Zimbabwe)
spec. African history; Chairman, Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, Africa University, Mutare; Fellow, Royal Historical Society, London.

Volumes: 5

Bira, Shagdaryn (Mongolia)
spec. history, religion and culture of Mongolia; Professor and Senior researcher, Institute of History, Mongolian Academy of Sciences; Secretary-general, International Association for Mongol Studies; Academician of the Mongolian Academy of Sciences; Honorary member of the International Academy of Indian Culture.

Volumes: 4

Blazquez, José Maria (Spain)
spec. ancient history of Spain; Professor, University of Madrid; former Director, Spanish Institute of Archaeology of CSIC and Archivo Espagnol de Arcquelogia a; Director, Gezion; Member, Academy of History (Madrid) and German Archaeological Institute (Berlin).

Volumes: 3

Bleiber, Waltraud (Germany)
spec. early medieval history; Emeritus Professor, Humboldt University (Berlin).

Volumes: 3

Blondeau, Anne-Marie (France)
spec. Tibetology, notably religious and ritual history; Director of Studies, Ecole pratique Des Hautes Etudes, Chair, Tibetan Religions; Director, The Canter of Studies on Tibetan Religions (EPHE) and associated Laboratory to the Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS).

Volumes: 5

Bökönyi, Sandor (Hungary)
spec. palaeozoology; Director, Hungarian National Museum.

Volumes: 1

Borrmans, Maurice (France)
spec. Islamic Law, Muslim Spirituality and Muslim-Christian relations through history (especially in the Arab World); Editor-in-Chief of its yearly Journal Islamochristiana; Member of the International Academy of Religious Sciences (Brussels); Professor, Pontificio Istituto di Studi Arabi e d'Islamistica (Rome).

Volumes: 4

Bosworth, Clifford Edmund (United Kingdom)
spec. history and culture of the Islamic Middle East and India; Professor, University of Manchester; Member, British Academy.

Volumes: 4

Boulègue, Jean (France)
spec. history of Sub-Saharan Africa; Professor, University of Paris I; Centre for African Research.

Volumes: 5

Braude, Benjamin (United States of America)
spec. Middle Eastern History; Professor, University of Boston College.

Volumes: 4

Briant, Pierre (France)
spec. history of the Middle East during the first millennium BC; Professor, University of Toulouse II-Le Mirail

Volumes: 3

Briard, Jacques (France)
spec. European Bronze Age, Megalithism of Brittany, Palaeometallurgy. Research Director CNRS; Director, Laboratory Anthropology Université Rennes l, Professor, Université Haute-Bretagne (Prehistory).

Volumes: 2

Bryan, Alan L. (Canada)
spec. American prehistory; Professor, University of Alberta.

Volumes: 1

Bryan, Patrick E. (Jamaica)
spec. Spanish and British Caribbean history; Professor, Department of History, University of the West Indies, Mona Jamaica.

Volumes: 5

Bulliet, Richard W. (United States of America)
spec. medieval Islamic history; Professor, Columbia University, New York

Volumes: 4

Buganov, Victor I. (Russian Federation)
deceased; spec. Feudal Eastern European and Russian history, science of historical sources, archeography; Former Professor and Head of Department of Science of Historical Sources, the Institute of Russian History; Former Corresponding member of the Russian Academy of Sciences.

Volumes: 5

Burian, Jan (Czech Republic)
spec. Roman history; Researcher, Institute of Greek, Roman and Latin Studies, Czech Academy of Sciences.

Volumes: 3

Burke, Peter (United Kingdom)
spec. intellectual history; Professor, Cambridge University; Fellow of Emmanuel College.

Volumes: 5

Canfora, Luciano (Italy)
spec. ancient Greek and Latin literature; Professor, University of Bari; Editor, Quaderni DI storia.

Volumes: 3

Capogrossi Colognesi, Luigi (Italy)
spec. Roman history and Roman law; Professor, University of Rome.

Volumes: 3

Carlson, Roy L. (Canada)
spec. archaeology and ethnology, North American prehistory, particularly Northwest coast and Southwest, primitive art; Professor, Dept. of Archaeology, Simon Fraser University; Director, Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology, Simon Fraser University.

Volumes: 4

de Casparis, Johannes G. (the Netherlands)
spec. history of South and South-east Asia; Emeritus Professor, University of Leiden.

Volumes: 3

Céspedes del Castillo, Guillermo (Spain)
spec. colonial Latin American history; Emeritus Professor, University of California, San Diego; member, Royal Academy of History, Madrid.

Volumes: 5

Champakalakshmi, R. (India)
spec. history of Southern India (the Tamil region); Professor, University of Jawaharlal Nehru (New Delhi).

Volumes: 3

Chang Kwang-chih (United States of America)
spec. Chinese archaeology; John E. Hudson Professor of Anthropology, Harvard University; Honorary Professor, Universities of Shandong, Xiamen and Beijing.

Volumes: 3

Chapoutot-Remadi, Mounira (Tunisia)
spec. medieval Islamic history, Egypt and Syria during Mamelouk period; Professor of medieval History, Dept. of medieval History at the Faculty of humanities and social sciences, University of Tunis I.

Volumes: 4

Chatzidakis, Manolis (Greece)
spec. history of Byzantine art; Director, Benaki Museum (1940-1973); Director, Byzantine Museum (1960-1971); member, Academy of Athens.

Volumes: 5

Chattopadhyaya, Braja Dulal (India)
spec. ancient Indian history; former President, Ancient India Section, Indian History Congress; Professor, University of Jawaharlal Nehru (New Delhi).

Volumes: 3

Chavaillon, Jean François Henri (France)
spec. geology and prehistory, especially in Greece, the Sahara, Ethiopia and the Republic of Djibouti; Director, Laboratoire de Recherches sur l'Afrique orientale, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS).

Volumes: 1

Chen Chi-yun (China/United States of America)
spec. ancient and early medieval Chinese history; Professor, University of California (Santa Barbara).

Volumes: 3

Cissoko, Sékéné Mody (Mali)
spec. History of medieval Timbuktu; has published various works on the history of Western Sudan, from the Middle-Age to the colonial Conquest; Research worker, IFAN-Dakar; Professor at the University Cheikh Anta Diop, Dakar and then at the University of Libreville. Now in Mali.

Volumes: 4

Clark, John Desmond (United Kingdom)
spec. prehistory of Africa, -\Western Asia and India; Professor, University of California at Berkeley. Member, British Academy and of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.

Volumes: 1

Close, Angela E. (United Kingdom)
spec. prehistory of North Africa and the European Palaeolithic; Visiting Associate Professor of Anthropology and Research Associate, Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas.

Volumes: 1

Coppens, Yves (France)
spec. paleoanthropology and prehistory (especially of Africa); Professor, Collège de France (Chair of Paleoanthropology and Prehistory). Member, French Academy of Sciences (Institut de France).

Volumes: 1

Cordell, Linda S. (United States of America)
spec. US. Southwest archaeology and history; Director, University of Colorado Museum; Professor, Department of Anthropology, University of Colorado at Boulder.

Volumes: 4

Cundy, Barry J. (Australia)
spec. archaeology and prehistory of Australia; Bibliographer (Anthropology, Archaeology and Health), Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies, Canberra.

Volumes: 3

Daghfous, Radhi (Tunisia)
spec. medieval Islamic history, Arabic peninsula and Yemen in the Middle Ages; Director of Dept. of History at the Faculty of humanities and social sciences; Professor of Medieval History, University of Tunis I.

Volumes: 4

Dandamaev, Muhammad A. (Russian Federation)
spec. history of the Ancient Near East; Head of the Department of Ancient Oriental Studies, Institute for Oriental Studies, St Petersburg.

Volumes: 2, 3

Dani, Ahmad Hasan (Pakistan)
spec. archaeology; Professor, University of Islamabad; Director, Centre for the Study of Central Asian Civilizations. Member of numerous national and international academic bodies.

Volumes: 1, 2, 4

Danova, Nadia (Bulgaria)
spec. Balkan history; Professor, Institute of Balkan Studies, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Sofia.

Volumes: 5

De Laet, Sigfried Jan (Belgium)
spec. Roman history, European archaeology and prehistory; Chief Editor, History of Scientific and Cultural Development of Humanity, Volume 1. Member of the Royal Academy of Sciences, Letters and Fine Arts of Belgium.

Volumes: 1, 2

Delivorrias, Angelos (Greece)
spec. classical archaeology, ancient Greek sculpture; Director, Benaki Museum (Athens); Member, Governing Board of the Greek Archaeological Society; Member, Committee for the Preservation of the Acropolis Monuments.

Volumes: 3

Derevyanko, Anatoly P. (Russian Federation)
spec. prehistory of Siberia. Corresponding member of the Russian Academy of Sciences.

Volumes: 1 , 2

Diop-Maes, Louise Marie (France and Senegal)
spec. demo-geography and historical demography of sub-Saharan Africa; Doctor of anthropogeography (University of Paris I).

Volumes: 2

Dittmann, Reinhard (Germany)
spec. archaeology of the Ancient Near and Middle East; Professor, Free University, Berlin.

Volumes: 5

Donzel, E.J. van (The Netherlands)
spec. history of Ethiopia, Islam; Secretary-general and Co-editor of the Encyclopaedia of Islam; Member of the Academia Europea

Volumes: 4

Doumas, Christos (Greece)
spec. archaeology, Aegean world; Supervisor, Antiquities in various region of Greece; Director, Antiquities at the Ministry; Professor, University of Athens.

Volumes: 1, 2

Duri, Abdul Aziz (Jordan)
spec. Arab history (esp. economic history); Professor of History, Jordan University; Member of the Royal Academy for Islamic Civilization Research; Honorary member of the Jordan Academy for the Arabic Language.

Volumes: 4

Dupâquier, Jacques (France)
spec. historical demography; Director of Studies, Ecole Des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales, Paris.

Volumes: 5

Dutu, Alexandre (Romania)
spec. history of European mentalities; Professor, University of Bucharest; Director, Institute for South East European Studies of the Romanian Academy; Director, Centre for the Study of European Mentalities.

Volumes: 5

 

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