Vol. 12 No. 1 March 2006
Manuscripta Orientalia. International Journal for Oriental Manuscript Research.
Dr. Natalia Yu. Chalisova - Leading research fellow of the Institute of Oriental Cultures of the Russian State University of Humanities, interpreter and commentator of medieval Persian treatises on poetics, author of series of works on traditional prosody.
Dr. Valeria A. Prischepova - Senior research fellow of the Peter the Great Museum of Anthropology and Ethnography (Kunstkamera), Russian Academy of Sciences, specialist in ethnography of Central Asia, author of the series of works on the Museum collections on the region.
Prof. Dr. Marina L. Reisner - Professor of the Department of Iranian Philology at the State Moscow University Institute of Asian and African Studies, specialist in medieval Persian poetry and culture, author of numerous publications in the field.
Prof. Dr. Efim A. Rezvan - Deputy Director of the Peter the Great Museum of Anthropology and Ethnography (Kunstkamera), Russian Academy of Sciences, specialist in Arabic and Islamic studies, author of a number of monographs and numerous articles dealing with Russian Arab relations, history of Islam and Oriental studies computing.
Dr. Maryam E. Rezvan - Research fellow of the Department of Central Asia Ethnography of Peter the Great Museum of Anthropology and Ethnography (Kunstkamera), Russian Academy of Sciences (St. Petersburg), specialist in the Qur'anic studies and Islamic magic, author of a series of articles in the field.
Mr. Keith E. Small - Post graduate student and part time lecturer at the Centre for Islamic Studies at the London School of Theology, Northwood, Greater London. He is pursuing doctoral studies in the New Testament and the Qur'an. His research interests are in textual criticism in the earliest manuscripts of the New Testament and the Qur'an, as well as issues of comparative textual history and canonicity.
Prof. Hoong Teik Toh - Academia Sinica, Institute of History and Philology (Taipei), specialist in Inner Asian and Altaic studies, author of the series of works in the field.