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Rafeq, Abdul-Karim (Syria)
spec. modern Arab history; Former Chairman and Professor of modern Arab history, Department of History, University of Damascus; Bickers Professor of Arab Middle East Studies, College of William and Mary, Virginia.

Volumes: 5

Rector, Monica (Brazil/United States of America)
spec. linguistics and communication, Universidade Federal Fluminense, Rio de Janeiro; presently Associate Professor, Department of Romance Languages, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill.

Volumes: 2

Reineke, Walter F. (Germany)
spec. Egyptology and ancient history of sciences; Professor, Berlin-Brandenburgian Academy of Sciences, Dept. Berlin Dictionary of Egyptian Language.

Volumes: 2

Riché, Pierre (France)
spec. early medieval religious and cultural history of early Western Europe; Emeritus Professor, l'Université Paris X-Nanterre; Residing Member,  la Société nationale des Antiquaires de France; Member of the Medieval History department and philology, Comité Des travaux historiques et scientifiques.

Volumes: 4

Ries, Julien (Belgium)
spec. history of religions; Professor Emeritus, University of Louvain-la-Neuve (Belgium); Director of Centre d'histoire Des religions, Louvain-la-Neuve.

Volumes: 2

Rodriguez Sanchez, Angel (Spain)
spec. social modern history of Spain (sixteenth-eighteenth centuries); Professor, Salamanca University; Corresponding member of the Royal Academy of History.

Volumes: 5

Sadurska, Anna (Poland)
spec. classical archaeology; Professor, University of Warsaw.

Volumes: 3

Sakellariou, Michael (Greece)
spec. ancient Greek history; formerly Professor in the University of Thessaloniki and Director of the Centre for Greek and Roman Antiquity, Athens. Member, Academy of Athens; Foreign member, Accademia Nationale dei Lincei; corresp. Member Académie Des Inscriptions et Belles Lettres and Accademia Pontaniana; President, Foundation for Hellenic Culture.

Volumes: 2

Sanders, William T. (United States of America)
spec. anthropology and Mesoamerican prehistory; Professor, Department of Anthropology, Pennsylvania State University.

Volumes: 2, 4

Salbi, Kamal (Lebanon)
Professor of History and Director of the Centre for Arab and Middle Eastern Studies of the American University of Beirut; Director of the Royal Institute for Interfaith Studies in Amman (Jordan).

Volumes: 4

Sall, Babacar (Senegal)
spec. ancient civilisations of the Nile Valley; Dept. of History, Université Cheikh Anta Diop de Dakar.

Volumes: 2

Sánchez Martínez, Manuel (Spain)
spec. history of Al-Andalus and late medieval Spain; Researcher, CSIC (Institución Milá y Fontanals), Barcelona, Spain.

Volumes: 4

Sanders, William T. (United States of America)
spec. anthropology and Mesoamerican prehistory; Professor, Department of Anthropology, Pennsylvania State University.

Volumes: 3, 4

Sanoja Obediente, Mario (Venezuela)
spec. archaeology and anthropology of the northern part of South America; Research Fellow, Smithsonian Institution, United States National Museum in Washington, DC. Member, National Academy of History, Venezuela

Volumes: 1, 2, 3

Saraya, Dhida (Thailand)
spec. history of Thailand and South-east Asia; Associate Professor, Department of History, Faculty of Arts, Chulalongkorn University.

Volumes: 3

Sarianidi, Victor (Russian Federation)
spec. archaeology of Central Asia; Member, Institute of Archaeology, Russian Academy of Sciences.

Volumes: 2

Savory, Roger M. (Canada)
spec. history of Iran from the thirteenth century to present; Emeritus Professor, Department of Near and Middle Eastern Civilizations; University of Toronto; Fellow, The Royal Society of Canada (Academy II).

Volumes: 5

Al-Sayyed, Azmi Taha (Jordan)
Professor, Department of Philosophy, AL-al Bayt University, Mafraq (Jordan).

Volumes: 4

Schávelzon, Daniel (Argentina)
spec. urban historical archaeology; Director, Centre of Urban Archaeology, University of Buenos Aires; Trustee, National Commission of Historical Monuments and Sites.

Volumes: 4

Schild, Romuald (Poland)
spec. archaeology of north and East Africa; Director-General of the Polish Academy of Sciences, Institute of the History of Material Culture.

Volumes: 1

Schmidt, Paul (Mexico)
spec. Mesoamerican archaeology; Research Associate, National University of Mexico.

Volumes: 4

Sedov, Valentin Vasilevic (Russian Federation)
spec archaeology of Eastern Europe and ethnogenesis of Slavs; Professor, Institute of Archaeology, Academy of Sciences, Moscow.

Volumes: 3

Seneviratne, Sudharshan (Sri Lanka)
spec. ancient Sri Lankan and Indian history; Professor, University of Peradeniya (Kandy).

Volumes: 3

Shanwan, Younes (Jordan)
spec. Andalusian (Arabic-Spanish) literature; Chairman of the Arabic Department at Yarmouk University, Jordan.

Volumes: 4

Sharma, R. S. (India)
spec. social and economic history of early India; Professor, University of Jawaharlal Nehru (New Delhi).

Volumes: 3

Shepherd, Robert (United Kingdom)
spec. history of mining during prehistoric and Roman times; mining engineer.

Volumes: 1

Sherratt, Andrew (UK)
spec. Old World archaeology and history, especially prehistoric Europe; Senior Keeper, Ashmolean Museum, University of Oxford.

Volumes: 2

Shinnie, Peter L. (Canada)
spec. archaeology of the Nile Valley and West Africa; Emeritus Professor, University of Calgary.

Volumes: 3

Silva, Kingsley M. de (Sri Lanka)
spec. Sri Lankan history; formerly Professor, Sri Lankan History, University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka; Executive Director, International Centre for Ethnic Studies, Kandy.

Volumes: 4

Sinor, Denis (United States of America)
spec. early and medieval history of Inner Asia, comparative Altaic linguistics; Distinguished Professor Emeritus in Uralic and Altaic Studies, Indiana University; Honorary Member, Hungarian Academy of Sciences.

Volumes: 3

Sivin, Nathan (United States of America)
spec. Chinese science and medicine; Professor of Chinese Culture and History of Science, University of Pennsylvania.

Volumes: 3

Skowron, Zbigniew (Poland)
spec. history of ancient music; Lecturer, University of Warsaw.

Volumes: 3

Smart, Ninian (United States of America)
spec. South Asian and comparative religions; J. F. Rowny Professor of Comparative Religions, University of California, Santa Barbara.

Volumes: 3, 5

Soejono, R. P. (Indonesia)
spec. prehistory of Indonesia; Professor, Faculty of Letters, University of Indonesia; Research Scientist, National Research Centre of Archaeology.

Volumes: 3

Solheim, Wilhelm G., II (United States of America)
spec. prehistory of South-east Asia; Director, Centre for South-east Asia, University of Hawaii at Manoa.

Volumes: 1, 2

Soumonni, Elisée. (Republic of Benin)
spec. West African pre-colonial history; former Head of Department of History and Archaeology, National University of Benin, Abomey-Calavi.

Volumes: 5

Sourguladze, Akaky (Republic of Georgia) deceased
spec. medieval and modern history of Georgia; former Professor, University of Tbilissi; former member, Georgian Academy of Sciences.

Volumes: 5

Souza, Laura de Mello e (Brazil)
spec. cultural and social history of colonial Brazil; Professor, History Department, University of Săo Paulo.

Volumes: 5

Stolman, James B. (United States of America)
spec. prehistory of Eastern North America; Professor, University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Volumes: 4

Suchitta, Pornchai (Thailand)
spec. South-east Asian prehistory; former Assistant Professor, Department of Anthropology, Faculty of Archaeology, Silpakom University (Bangkok).

Volumes: 3

Sundermann, Werner (Germany)
spec. Middle Iranian languages and literature, i.a. of the Turfan region, history of Central Asia; Research Fellow of Akademievorhaben Turfanforschung, Berlin-Brandenburgische Akademie der Wissenschaften; Honorary Professor, Institut für Iranistik, Freie Universität Berlin.

Volumes: 3

Tafazzoli, Ahmad (Iran) (the late)
Professor of Ancient Iranian Studies at the University of Teheran; Vice-president of the Persian Academy of Language and Literature; Recipient of an honorary degree from the State University of St Petersburg (1996).

Volumes: 4

Tapakova-Zaimova, Vasilka (Bulgaria)
spec. Balkan and Byzantine history; former Head of the 'Mediaeval Byzantium and Balkan Peoples' section, Institute of Balkan Studies; Professor Extraodinaire, Universities of Veliko Tarnovo and Sofia and at the Academy of Fine Arts; Member, International Association of South-east European Studies.

Volumes: 3, 4

Tasic, Nikola (Federal Republic of Yugoslavia)
spec. prehistory of Central and South-east Europe; Director of the Institute for Balkan Studies, Member of the Serbian Academy of Sciences and Arts; Active member of the European Academy of Sciences and Arts.

Volumes: 2

Tchernjak, E. (Russian Federation)
spec. history of international relations in the sixteenth - eighteenth centuries; Professor, Institute of General History, Russian Academy of Sciences.

Volumes: 5

Tekeli, Sevim (Turkey)
spec. history of sciences; Professor, Bilkent University; Emeritus Professor, Faculty of Letters, University of Ankara; Head of the Committee for the History of Science.

Volumes: 5

Temimi, Abdeljelil (Tunisia)
spec. Ottoman and Moriscos studies; Professor, University of Tunis; Director and Founder of Foundation Temimi pour la Recherche Scientifique et l’Information.

Volumes: 5

Thapar, B.K. (India)
spec. archaeology of West and South Asia, particularly the Neolithic and Chalcolithic periods. Former Director-General, Archaeological Survey of India; presently Chairman, Centre for Cultural Resources and Training; Secretary, Indian National Trust for Art and Cultural Heritage, New Delhi.

Volumes: 2

Thrane, Henrik (Denmark)
spec. Bronze Age and settlement archaeology; Curator Fyns Oldtid, Hollufgĺrd; Member of Danish Research Council for the Humanities.

Volumes: 2

Todorov, Nikolaď (Bulgaria)
spec. Balkan history; Academician, Professor, University of Sofia; Director, Institute of Balkan Studies to the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences.

Volumes: 5

Torelli, Mario (Italy)
spec. history and archaeology of pre-Roman Italy and Roman art; Member, Istituto di Studi Etruschi and German Archaeological Institute; Professor, University of Perugia.

Volumes: 3

Trabulse, Elias (Mexico)
spec. history of science and technology in Mexico and Latin America; Professor, El Colegio de México, Centro de Estudios Históricos.

Volumes: 5

Vallibhotama, Srisakra (Thailand)
spec. anthropology and archaeology of Thailand; Associate Professor, Department of Anthropology, Silpakorn University, (Bangkok).

Volumes: 3

Valoch, Karel (Czech Republic)
spec. Upper Palaeolithic of Central Europe; Curator, Anthropology Institute of the Moravian Museum in Brno. Member, Czechoslovak Academy of Sciences.

Volumes: 1

Vandermeersch, Bernard (France)
spec. archaeology and physical anthropology of the Middle Palaeolithic; Research Assistant, CNRS; Senior Assistant, University of Paris VI; Professor, University of Bordeaux 1; Director of Studies, École Française Des Hautes Études.

Volumes: 1

Vargas Arenas, Iraida (Venezuela)
spec. archaeology of Middle Orinoco, north-eastern Venezuela and the Antilles; Professor of Archaeological Theory at the Universidad Central de Venezuela; President, Society of Venezuelan Archaeologist.

Volumes: 3

Velkov, Velizar (Bulgaria)
deceased; spec. Roman history and archaeology; Professor; former Director of the Archaeological Institute of the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences. Deceased

Volumes: 3

Villa, Paola (Italy)
spec. Lower Palaeolithic archaeology; Research Assistant and Lecturer, University of California of Berkeley; Visiting lecturer, Universities of Colorado, California at Santa Cruz and San Diego and Wyoming; Research Associate, University of Colorado at Boulder.

Volumes: 1

Villard, Pierre (France)
spec. Assyriology; Assistant Professor, University of Paris I.

Volumes : 2

Vocotopoulos, Panayotis L. (Greece)
spec. Byzantine and Postbyzantine art and architecture; Professor, Dept. of History and Archaeology, University of Athens.

Volumes: 4

Vorobyev, Michail V. (Russian Federation) (the late)
spec. cultural history of Eastern Asia in the Early and Medieval Ages; Chief scientific worker, Institute of Oriental Studies, Russian Academy of Sciences.

Volumes: 4

Wang Sizhi (China)
spec. Chinese history; Professor, Institute of Qing History, Renmin University of China; member of the Academic Committee of Renmin University.

Volumes: 5

Warmington, Brian H. (United Kingdom)
spec. Roman history; formerly Reader in Ancient History, University of Bristol.

Volumes: 3

Watterson, Barbara (United Kingdom)
spec. ancient Egyptian language, including Coptic; Lecturer

Volumes: 3

Weigand, Philip C. (Mexico)
spec. archaeology and ethnology of south-western United States of America and western Mesoamerica; Research Professor, Colegio de Michoacan; Research Associate, Museum of Northern Arizona.

Volumes: 3

Wendorf, Fred (United States of America)
spec. prehistory of Africa; Henderson-Morrison Professor, Department of Anthropology, Southern Methodist University at Dallas.

Volumes: 1

Will, Edouard (France)
spec. ancient history-, Emeritus Professor, University of Nancy.

Volumes: 3

Winkelmann, Friedhelm (Germany)
spec. Church history and history of Byzantium; Professor, Director of the Department of Church history, University of Rostock.

Volumes: 3

Winter, Erich (Austria/Germany)
spec. hieroglyphic inscriptions of the Greco-Roman period; Head, Department of Egyptology, University of Trier.

Volumes: 3

Wolfram, Herwig (Austria)
spec. early medieval history; Professor, University of Vienna; Director, Austrian Institute for Historical Research.

Volumes: 3

Wolski, Jozef (Poland)
spec. Hellenistic history and history of Iran (Arsacid period); Professor, Jagellone University, Krakow; Member, Polish Academy of Letters and Sciences.

Volumes: 3

Wootton, David (United Kingdom)
spec. European political theory, 1500-1800; Dean of Arts and Professor of History, Brunel University, Middlessex.

Volumes: 5

Wright, Rita (United States of America)
spec. archaeology of Iran, Indus Valley, and analysis of ceramic technology. Associate Professor of Anthropology, New York University.

Volumes: 2

Wu Hung (United States of America)
spec. Chinese art and archaeology; Harrie A. Vaderstaffen distinguished service Professor, University of Chicago.

Volumes: 3

Wu Rukang (formerly known as Woo, ju-Kang) (China)
spec. paleoanthropology of China; Research Professor, Institute of Vertebrate Palaeontology and Paleoanthropology, Academia Sinica in Beijing. Member, Chinese Academy of Sciences (Academia Sinica).

Volumes: 1

Wurm, Stephen A. (Australia)
spec. linguistics of the Pacific area, East, North and Central Asia, ancient and modern Near East, and Arctic areas; Language in society, language and culture; Professor of Linguistics, Australian National University; Research Director, and immediate past President, Australian Academy of the Humanities; President of CIPSH-UNESCO.

Volumes: 2

Zhang, Changshou (China)
spec. archaeology of Shang and Zhou periods in China. Former Deputy Director of the Institute of Archaeology, Chinese Academy of Sciences.

Volumes: 2

Zhou Yiliang (China)
spec. history of early medieval China, early Sino-Indian relations and Buddism in China.

Volumes: 3

Ziegler, Christiane (France)
spec. Egyptian archaeology; General Curator, Department of Egyptian Antiquities, Musée du Louvre; Professor of Egyptian Archaeology, Ecole du Louvre.

Volumes: 2

Zürcher, Erik (the Netherlands)
spec. history of Chinese thought and early relations between China and the outer world; Professor, Department of Chinese Studies, Leiden University; Member, Royal Netherlands Academy of Sciences.

Volumes: 3

Zavala, Vallado, Silvio (Mexico)
spec. hispano-american history; member of faculty and director, Centro de Estudios Historicos, Colegio de Mexico; Emeritus Professor; member 1st International Commission of the History of Mankind, former member of the 2nd International Commission.

Volumes: 5

Yarshater, Ehsan O. (United States of America)
spec. Persian cultural history, Persian literature, Iranian dialectology; Director, Centre for Iranian Studies and Professor Emeritus of Iranian Studies, Special Lecturer status at Columbia University; Editor, Encyclopaedia Iranica; General Editorship of the Tabari Translation Project.

Volumes: 4

Yi, Tae Jin (Korea)
spec. Korean history; Professor, Seoul National University.

Volumes: 5

 

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