Dr. Charles Peter Melville

Professor Emeritus of Persian History, Pembroke College, Cambridge

President of the British Institute of Persian Studies, British Academy

Editorial Board:

  • Iranian Studies (USA): Advisory Council
  • Journal of Persiante Studies (USA): Editorial Board
  • Iranian Studies Series (Leiden): Board of Advisors
  • Kherad va Danesh (Centre of Excellence, Mashhad, Iran): Advisory Board
  • Nouvelle Revue des Etudes Iraniennes (Tehran, Iran): Comité de patronage

Dr. Firuza I. Melville

Ph.D. in Persian Literature, Art and Islamic Studies

Director of Research, Shahnameh Centre for Persian Studies, Pembroke College, Cambridge

Affiliated Lecturer, Faculty of Asian and Middle East Studies, University of Cambridge

Director of Studies in Asian and Middle Eastern Studies for Pembroke College, Peterhouse and Corpus Christi

Editorial Board:
ISS (Iranian Studies Series, University of Leiden)
TAHQIQ (quarterly peer-reviewed journal of the University of Punjab, Lahore)
TIMA (The Islamic Manuscript Association)

BIPS (British Institute of Persian Studies, British Academy Journal)
BRISMES (The British Society for Middle Eastern Studies)
The Royal Asiatic Society journal

Pink Igor’ Borisovich


Deputy Director for the Scientific Work and the Exhibition Organization

Tula State Museum of Weapons (Tula, Russia)

Grigoreva Nina Valerievna


Department of Asian and African Studies

National Research University Higher School of Economics (St. Petersburg, Russia)

Artemyeva Nadezhda Grigoryevna

Ph.D., Institute of history, archaeology and ethnography of the peoples of the far-east, far-eastern branch of the RAS (IHAE FEBRAS) (Vladivostok, Russia)

Malozyomova Elena Igorevna

Ph.D., The State Hermitage Museum  (St. Petersburg, Russia), assistant professor, Department of Interdisciplinary Studies in the field of Languages and Literature St. Petersburg State University