Vol. 13 No. 1 March 2007
Manuscripta Orientalia. International Journal for Oriental Manuscript Research.
Mrs. Irina R. Katkova - fellow researcher of St. Petersburg Institute of Oriental Studies, Russian Academy of Sciences, specialist in Indonesian and Islamic Studies, author of a number of articles dealing with sufism in Indonesia, sufi literature and Malay manuscripts.
Prof. Dr. Amri R. Shikhsaidov - Head of the Department of Oriental Studies of the Institute of History, Archaeology and Ethnography of the Daghistan Scientific Centre, Russian Academy of Sciences, specialist in the history of Islam, Daghistan manuscript and epigraphic heritage, author of several monographs and articles.
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.
Mr. Nikolay S. Terletsky - 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 history and culture of Central Asia.