Vol. 20 No. 2 December 2014
Manuscripta Orientalia. International Journal for Oriental Manuscript Research
Vol. 20 No. 2 December 2014.
Prof. Dr. М. Absemetov — General Director of National Archive of the Republic of Kazakhstan, specialist in the history of science and technique, the author of numerous articles and books devoted to outstanding scientists of Kazakhstan, Russia and Ukraine.
Dr. Artyom A. Andreev — PhD, a junior research stuff member at the State Hermitage, MenshikovPalace (Department). Research fields: Oriental policy of Peter the Great, History of Bukhara and Khiwa Khanates in the 18th century.
Dr. Appolinaria S. Avrutina — Associate Professor of the Faculty of Oriental Studies of St. Petersburg State University, Associate Professor of the Faculty of Liberal Arts and Sciences of St. Petersburg State University.
Dr. Samra Azarnouche — PhD is Maître de conférences at Ecole Pratique des Hautes Etudes in Paris. Her research focuses on Zoroastrianism and on Middle Persian religious and secular sources of Late Antique Iran.
Mr. Mustafa Dehqan, M. A. — specialist in Kurdish Studies with an interest in the literature and religions of Kurdistan. He earned a bachelor's degree in Historical Studies and a master's in Historical Linguistics from the University of Tehran. Author of the numerous articles in the field.
Dr. Alexey A. Khismatulin — a senior research staff member at the Institute of Oriental Manuscripts of the Russian Academy of Sciences, a specialist in the post-Islamic Iranian studies, Islamic manuscript and textual studies, Sufism and related fields.
Ms. Anna Yu. Kudriavtseva, M. A. — postgraduate student of Prof. Efim Rezvan (MAE RAS), specialized in medieval Iranian philosophy, smells history and their semiological status in the Muslim East.
Dr. Valery V. Polosin (1939—2014) — senior researcher in the Department of manuscripts and documents of the Institute of Oriental manuscripts of the Russian Academy of Sciences, in the recent past — head of the Sector of the Middle East in the Institute of Oriental Manuscripts of the Russian Academy of sciences, specialist in Muslim manuscript tradition, author of the series of pioneering works in the field.
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 (St. Petersburg), specialist in Arabic and Islamic studies, author of a number of monographs and numerous articles in the field of Qur’ānic studies and history of the Russian‑Arabic relations.
Dr. Safarali H. Shomakhmadov — senior researcher of the Institute of Oriental Manuscripts, RussianAcademy of Sciences, specialist in Central Asian Buddhist manuscripts.
Dr. Margarita I. Vorobyova-Desyatovskaya — Leading researcher emerita, ex-head of the head of the section of South Asian studies of the Institute of Oriental Manuscripts. Major research interests are connected with the study of ancient manuscripts from Central Asia on Sanskrit, Khotanese, Saka and other languages, mostly having Buddhist or socio-economic contents. Author of a number of monographs, chapters in collective works and papers on these subjects.
Notes to Contributors
Manuscripts must be written in English.
Manuscripts must be clearly typewritten with numbered pages, double linespacing and wide margins throughout. The title should be as brief and informative as possible. The institute at which the work has been done should be indicated at the head of each paper. Authors are requested to include their e‑mail address if one is available.
Manuscripts should be sent in duplicate to the Editor‑in‑Chief: Dr. Efim A. Rezvan, Peter the Great Museum of Anthropology and Ethnography (Kunstkamera), Russian Academy of Sciences, 3 Universitetskaya nab., 199034, St. Petersburg, Russia, e‑mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.