Christopher (United States of America)
spec. Bronze Age and Iron Age of Western Asia, especially
Arabia; Research Associate, Peabody Museum, Harvard University,
spec. early history of the Central Asian steppe region and
relations between the nomads and China; Professor, Eëtvës
Lorànd University (Budapest).
Jeremiah Fain (United States of America)
spec. archaeology of Mesoamerica and Early Man in the New
World; Professor Emeritus, Dept. of Anthropology, University
spec. Islamic history and civilization; Chairman, Dept. of
Islamic history, University of AL-al-Bayt, Mafraq (Jordan).
Alvarez, Manuel (Spain)
spec. state of modern Europe, Academico de la Real Academia
de la Historia y de la Academia Portuguesa da Historia; Emeritus
Professor, University of Salamanca; del Colegio Libre de Eméritos
spec. cultural heritage of the Aborigines; Principal Conservation
Officer, Australian Heritage Commission in Canberra.
spec. ancient history of South-east Europe; Professor, St
Clement of Ohrid University (Sofia); Director, Institute of
Thracian Studies attached to the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences.
spec. Christian Latin literature, the civilization of Late
Antiquity, the culture of the Early Western Middle Ages and
of Visigothic Spain, and Hispanic pre-Roman art (from palaeo-Christian
to Mozarabic); Member, Institute of France (Academy of Inscriptions
and Fine Arts); Emeritus Professor, University of Paris-Sorbonne
(Paris IV); Member of the National Committee of the CNRS.
spec. Medieval history in Western Europe; Emeritus Professor,
la Sorbonne (Paris I); Honorary Director of the Department
Melvin L. (United States of America)
spec. archaeology of Central and Southern United States and
Central Mexico; Professor of Anthropology, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.
Richard Nelson (United States of America)
spec. ancient history of Iran and Central Asia; Emeritus Professor
of Iranian Studies, Harvard University.
Sayyid, Ayman (Egypt)
spec. Muslim history, codicology of Arabic manuscripts and
urban history; Professor of History and Muslim civilization,
University Hilwan; Adviser to the National Library and National
Records of Egypt.
spec. history of the religions of Eastern Asia; Professor,
School of Literature, Waseda University, Department of Oriental
Philosophy; Member, Academy of the Tendai Buddhist
spec. prehistory (Neolithic and Bronze Age) of the Balkans;
Senior Researcher, Archaeological Institute in Belgrade; Professor
of Archaeology, University of Belgrade. Member, Serbian Academy
of Sciences and Arts and of the Academy of Sciences and Arts
of Bosnia and Herzegovina.
spec. Early Modern Economic History of Europe; Professor of
Economic History, University of Valladolid; Director of the
Simancas Institute of History, University of Valladolid.
(Mexico) (the late)
Professor of the Pre Hispanic architecture, especially Maya
School of Architecture of the National University of Mexico.
spec. vertebrate and human palaeontology; researcher, CNRS;
Professor, Laboratoire de Paléontologie des Vertébrés et de
Paléontologie Humaine, Université Pierre et Marie Curie.
y Sanchez de la Vega, Rafael (Spain)
spec. history of law; Former Professor, history of the Spanish
Law; Professor, history of law and the Institutions; Emeritus
member of the Portuguese Academy of History (Lisbon).
Professor, University of Warsaw. Deceased
spec. Sasanian epigraphy and history of Zoroastrianism; Professor
of Religions of Ancient Iran, Ecole Pratique Des Hautes Etudes
spec. geology, archaeology and anthropology of Brittany; Professor,
University of Rennes, in charge of the Armorican Anthropology,
Prehistory; Protohistory and Quaternary Laboratory.
spec. medieval Bulgarian and Byzantine history; Professor,
St Clement of Ohrid University (Sofia).
spec. history and philosophy of ancient Iran; Professor, Istituto
Universitario Orientale (Naples); President, Italian Institute
for the Middle and Far East (IsMEO, Rome).
Alberto Rex (Argentina)
spec. archaeology of the Southern Andes; Professor, National
University of Buenos Aires; Researcher, Consejo Nacional de
Investigaciones Científicas (Buenos Aires).
spec. modern history of South Asia; Emeritus Professor of
contemporary history, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi.
(United States of America)
spec. history of art and architecture in Islamic lands; Professor
Emeritus, School of Historical Studies, Institute for Advanced
Study, Princeton; former Aga Khan Professor of Islamic Art,
P. (United States of America)
spec. early modern British America; Andrew W. Mellon Professor
in the Humanities, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore.
spec. history of the Roman world, Latin language and literature;
former Professor at the Sorbonne.
spec. Mediterranean Neolithic; Director of Research, CNRS,
Director of Neolithization and Early Rural Societies, École
Des Hautes Études en Sciences sociales; Inspector-General
Leslie (Sri Lanka)
spec. early medieval social and economic history of Sri Lanka;
Professor, University of Peradeniya; Fellow, National Academy
of Sciences of Sri Lanka.
spec. history of the Later Roman Empire; Emeritus Professor,
University of Leipzig.
spec. History of Tibet and Buddhist philosophy; Researcher,
Centre of Tibetan Studies, Centre National de la Recherche
Scientifique (CNRS), Paris.
spec. archaeology with emphasis on the archaeology of Central
America and the Native American art of North America; former
Vice-Director of the Hamburg Museum of Anthropology.
spec. socio-economic history of medieval India, history of
science and technology in India and links with Islamic science;
Professor of Medieval History, Aligarh Muslim University.
Hall, John A.
spec. historical and comparative sociology; Professor of Sociology,
McGill University, Montreal.
(United States of America/UK)
spec. Mesoamerican prehistory, emphasis on the Maya civilization
and its Preclassic antecedents; Professor of Archaeology,
Boston University; Research Associate, Peabody Museum, Harvard
spec. linguistics and archaeology; Professor of Indo-European
Linguistics, University of Budapest; Vice-president, Section
of Linguistics and Literary Sciences, Hungarian Academy of
R. (United States of America)
spec. archaeobotany; Professor Emeritus.
Steven J. (United States of America)
spec. history of early modern science; Dibner Assistant Professor
in the History of Science & Technology, Brandeis University.
spec. history of the Middle East, Sudan and Islam in sub-Saharan
Africa; Professor and former Director, Institute of African
and Asian Studies, Khartoum; Vice-chancellor, University of
Khartoum; Editor, Sudan Notes and Records.
Ahmad Yusuf (Syria)
spec. history of Islamic science and technology; Professor,
Institute for the History of Arabic Science, University of
Aleppo, Syria; Professor, University of Toronto.
spec. historical demography and socio-economic history of
early modern Japan; Emeritus Professor, International Research
Centre of Japanese Studies, Kyoto.
spec. ancient Indian technology and archaeornetallurgy; former
Dean and Head of the Department of Archaeology and Ancient
History, Maharaja Sayajirao University (Baroda).
spec. history of Japan (with emphasis on the Nara-Heian period);
Director of Studies, Ecole Pratique Des Hautes Etudes, Sciences
historiques et philologiques.
spec. archaeology of South America. Deceased
spec. prehistory and protohistory of Europe, ancient and early
medieval history north of the Mediterranean; former Professor,
Humboldt University (Berlin); former Director, Central Institute
of Ancient History and Archaeology; Member, Academies of Sciences
of Berlin, Warsaw, Sofia, Kiev; Member of the Leibniz-Sozietät,
Berlin; Member, German Archaeological Institute; Dr. , Athens
spec. archaeology of mainland South-east Asia; Professor of
anthropology, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand; Fellow,
Society of Antiquaries of London, Royal Society of New Zealand;
Former fellow, St John's College, Cambridge.
spec. Anglo-Saxon archaeology; Professor in post-Roman archaeology,
University of Cambridge.
deceased 1987; spec. Palaeolithic archaeology of western Asia.
Howe, Kerry R.
spec. Pacific Islands and New Zealand history; Professor,
Massey University, Albany Campus, Auckland.
(China/United States of America)
spec. social and institutional history of ancient (pre-imperial)
China; Professor, University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
Karl Leopold (Austria)
spec. archaeology and anthropology of Hawaii, the Philippines
and Australia; Lecturer, Bryn Mawr College, University of
Hawaii, University of San Carlos (Cebu City); Director of
Burke Museum, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington.